Exercise and sports in women srimanti
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×
 

Exercise and sports in women srimanti

on

  • 418 views

2nd and 3rd September 2011,a General Lecture Theatre, Dr Chirantan Mandal, Dr Avik Basu, Dr Dipayan Sen Dr Ushnish Adhikari,Dr Srimanti Bhattacharya, Dr Shubham Presided by Dr Arnab Sengupta ...

2nd and 3rd September 2011,a General Lecture Theatre, Dr Chirantan Mandal, Dr Avik Basu, Dr Dipayan Sen Dr Ushnish Adhikari,Dr Srimanti Bhattacharya, Dr Shubham Presided by Dr Arnab Sengupta (Physiology Dept Medical College Kolkata)

Statistics

Views

Total Views
418
Views on SlideShare
418
Embed Views
0

Actions

Likes
0
Downloads
4
Comments
0

0 Embeds 0

No embeds

Accessibility

Categories

Upload Details

Uploaded via as Microsoft PowerPoint

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
Post Comment
Edit your comment

    Exercise and sports in women srimanti Exercise and sports in women srimanti Presentation Transcript

    • EXERCISE AND SPORTS IN WOMEN
      BY SHREEMANTI BHATTACHARYYA
      3RD YEAR STUDENT
      MEDICAL COLLEGE AND HOSPITAL, KOLKATA.
    • The myth
    • Myth of the“stronger sex”and“the weaker sex”
      Women’s sport as reflected in the medical discourse
    • Physiological differences between male and female athletes
    • Fat storage
      Muscle mass
      Muscle strength
      Endurance
      Thermoregulation
    • Cardiovascular response
    • LV end diastolic cavity dimensions
    • Distribution of maximum lv wall thickness in 738 male athletes and 600 female athletes
    • Relative impact of different sports on LV cavity dimensions
    • Metabolic differences between male and female athletes
    • Basal metabolic rate
      Active young woman-2400kcal/d
      Active young man-3000 to 3200kcal/d
      BMR when calculated in terms of lean muscle mass the difference disappears.
    • Oxygen uptake
      Women have 10-15% less Hb/100ml of blood.
      Men have higher levels of arterial-venous oxygen difference
      Blood Lactate Levels
      Women and girls reach elevated venous blood lactate levels at a lower absolute workload.
      Fat metabolism
      Women cannot mobilize or utilize fat from adipose tissue better than men.
    • Athletic disorders specific to women
    • Female athlete triad
      Exercise Effects
      Energy Drain
      Eating Disorders
      Mental Stress
      Hypothalamic Dysfunction
      GnRH
      FSH & LH
      Oestradiol
      Progesterone
      Infertility
      (temporary)
      Genetic Factors
      Reproductive Immaturity
      Delayed Menarche
      Short Luteal Phase/Anovulation
      Oligo/Amenorrhoea
      Reduced Bone Mass
      Stress Fractures
    • Bone mineral Density of the lumber spine and lower limb
    • Nutrition and the active woman
    • The pregnant athlete
    • Conclusion
      As more women undertake serious conditioning and training and gain in international experience, many former “barriers” will fall by the wayside and many “limits” will be exceeded.