Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-3 of 3 items

  • Keywords: amenorrhea x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Exercising Caution: Physical Activity and Reproductive Health, 1940–2005

Martha H. Verbrugge

in Active Bodies: A History of Women’s Physical Education in Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195168792
eISBN:
9780199949649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168792.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, American History: 19th Century

Chapter 9 (the counterpart to Chapter 3) examines major shifts in the debate over female exercise and reproductive health during the second half of the twentieth century. Following a period of ... More


Female Reproductive Function

Sergio R. Ojeda

in Textbook of Endocrine Physiology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199744121
eISBN:
9780197563045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199744121.003.0011
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Endocrinology and Diabetes

The production of germ cells is essential for the continuation of a species. In the female this function is accomplished by the ovaries. In addition, the ovaries secrete steroids and nonsteroidal ... More


Conclusion: Change and Constancy in Mexico’s Reproductive History

Nora E. Jaffary

in Reproduction and Its Discontents in Mexico: Childbirth and Contraception from 1750 to 1905

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469629391
eISBN:
9781469629421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629391.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The concluding chapter considers what insights Mexico’s reproductive history may have for a current readership. It argues that this history demonstrates that the relative autonomy with which Mexican ... More


View: