How the menstrual cycle affects elite athletes

April 2, 2024

Although still a taboo subject for some, significant progress is being made in studying the influence of the menstrual cycle on the psychophysical performance of elite and Olympic athletes, who are beginning to be included in scientific studies in this area.

In top-level sport and, logically, in the Olympic Games, nothing is left to chance. Everything is studied, everything is prepared with greater rigour every day. Even the relationship between the menstrual cycle and the hormones of athletes is measured in order to achieve greater efficiency in sporting performance. Inside The Games