Some evidence shows that hormonal fluctuations throughout the menstrual cycle can both increase and decrease athletic performance.
Top US runner Mary Cain has revealed her health was ruined by being told to lose weight for performance.
Corporate brands have a potentially lucrative opportunity with women’s hockey. All they need to do is have a little imagination and take a chance on long-term potential.
Retired female athletes struggle with body image. Some miss their athletic figure, others want a more feminine ideal, while others walk a tightrope between the two.
Many elite female athletes show signs of eating disorders. Does Norway hold the solution to this problem?
On the front lines were female tennis players who refused to adhere to the club dress codes that banned them.
Like the WNBA, the NBA went through fits and starts in its early years. Yet despite drawing similar crowds in the 1960s, NBA players earned far bigger paychecks than today's WNBA stars receive.
Women endurance runners are being celebrated in the advertising world yet the ads also create negative sentiments by focusing on 'ideal' running bodies - long, lean and masculine.
Failure is something all athletes need to deal with, especially when competing on the world stage that is the Olympics. Learning self-compassion can help athletes rebound from setbacks.
Sexual abuse is a chronic condition that afflicts many other sports besides gymnastics.
One way to get beyond gender barriers in sport would be to scrap sex segregation and replace it with a system similar to that of Paralympic disciplines.