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Comparison of disorders menstrual frequency between female athlete and non-athlete university students

Laden Zud Fekr, Tohid Aziz Zadeh, Jafar Barghi Moghadam, Mir Hamid Salehian

The overall goal effectiveness study is Comparison the frequency of menstrual disorders (amenorrhea, oligomenorrhea, dysmenorrheal, and PMS) between Tabriz athletes and non-athletes University female students. 360 university girls student (180 athletes [21.37±4.34 yrs] and180 non-athletes [20.57±2.12 yrs] were selected purposefully and completed the menstrual history questionnaire, sport questionnaire and Dickerson questionnaire. Data were analyzed by descriptive statistics and inferential (Chi-Square test). Results did not support a statistically significant differences in frequency of menorrhea athletes 10.55%, non-athletes 8.88%), oligomenoorhea (18.33% in athletes and 15.55% in non-athletes) and PMS (55.88% in athletes and 66.11% in non-athletes). According to the results and differences, Although low incidence of PMS between two groups, it is necessary to have more attention to exercise in other university fields among female university students.