Author Archives: lance.tan

What is the female athlete triad? And what are the symptoms active women need to look out for?

Have you heard the term ‘female athlete triad’ thrown about lately? Wondering what the heck it is and why you should care?  If you’re a female athlete, chances are you’re already trying to do all the right things – eating well, training regularly, and getting enough rest. But if you’re suffering from a condition known […]

Should female athletes receive different sport science advice to men?

Wondering whether the anatomical differences between men and women mean that female athletes should receive different sport advice?  It’s a fair question to ask, and unfortunately, there isn’t really a clear answer.  That being said, it’s fair to speculate that because female athletes have a number of anatomical, physiological and psychological differences when compared to […]