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Frequency of Female Athlete Triad Among Elite Female Athlete of Iran in Different Sport in 2007

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01183377
First Posted: August 17, 2010
Last Update Posted: August 17, 2010
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Information provided by:
Tehran University of Medical Sciences
  Purpose
Women's evermore presence in professional and athletic sports has revealed sound evidence on the existence of female athlete triad among the world's elite female athletes. This triad consists of eating disorders, amenorrhea and osteoporosis. It has been stated that all female athletes are potentially at risk, but it is not clear to what extent those exercising at different levels are at risk of this syndrome/triad. Since the manifestation of this triad is often denied, or under-reported, appropriate screening methods are required to identify the symptoms. There is still no clear-cut information available on the incidence of this triad in Iran. And there are religious and cultural differences between Iran's elite female athletes and those in other countries. Therefore, in order to meet Iranian female athletes' needs, the investigators decided to determine the frequency of the female athlete triad in Iran.

Condition
Menstruation Disturbances Eating Disorder Bone Loss

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Screening of Menstrual Disorder in Elite Feamle Athlete in Iran

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Further study details as provided by Tehran University of Medical Sciences:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Prevalence of Female Athlete Triad among Elite female athlete in Iran in 2006 [ Time Frame: 24 month ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • prevalence of menstrual disorder in female athlete in Iran in 2006 [ Time Frame: 24 month ]

Estimated Enrollment: 250
Study Start Date: October 2006
Estimated Study Completion Date: March 2009
Primary Completion Date: February 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
1
Female athlete Triad syndrom was based on menstrual disorder,Eating Disorder and bone loss

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   13 Years to 45 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Study population: Professional Iranian female athletes who are members in national teams or federations sports and champion team in Tehran
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All Elite Female athletes who play in international teams in sport federation or champion Team in Tehran between 13-45 years old.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • The 13-15 year old female athletes who are not manarch with secondary sex charactristics.
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Locations
Iran, Islamic Republic of
Rheumatology Research Center, Shariati Hospital
Tehran, Iran, Islamic Republic of, 14114
Sponsors and Collaborators
Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Investigators
Study Director: Haleh Dadgostar, MD Rheumatology Research Center, Tehran University for Medical Sciences
Principal Investigator: Fereydoun Davatchi, MD Rheumatology Research Center, Tehran University for Medical Sciences
Principal Investigator: Shafie Movaseghi, MD Rheumatology Research Center, Tehran University for Medical Sciences
Principal Investigator: ashraf Aleyasin, MD Tehran University for Medical Sciences
Principal Investigator: mohamad hosein Forozanfar, MD Rheumatology Research Center, Tehran University for Medical Sciences
Principal Investigator: Talia Alenabi, MD Sport Medicine Federation of Islamic Republic Of Iran
Principal Investigator: Narges Chime, MD Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences
Principal Investigator: pooneh Kimia ghalam, MD Health ministry of Iran
  More Information

Responsible Party: Rheumatology Research Center, Haleh Dadgostar
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01183377     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 85-01-41-3488
First Submitted: August 13, 2010
First Posted: August 17, 2010
Last Update Posted: August 17, 2010
Last Verified: August 2010

Keywords provided by Tehran University of Medical Sciences:
Female Athlete Triad syndrom
Eating disorder
osteoprosis

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Feeding and Eating Disorders
Menstruation Disturbances
Female Athlete Triad Syndrome
Mental Disorders
Pathologic Processes
Osteoporosis
Bone Diseases, Metabolic
Bone Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases