Are Knee Injuries Tied to Menstrual Cycle? University of Texas Study
11/16/2012 6:26:44 AM
Female athletes’ monthly hormone changes may cause their higher rate of knee problems, report researchers who say specific exercises could ward off injury.
Hormone changes during a woman’s menstrual cycle and the resulting fluctuations in nerve activity may be a major reason female athletes have more knee injuries than their male counterparts.