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References and Reviewers

Sport and exercise for girls and young women with bleeding disorders


Atiq F, Mauser‐Bunschoten EP, Eikenboom J, et al.; for the WiN study group. Sports participation and physical activity in patients with von Willebrand disease. Haemophilia. 2019;25:101–108.

Australian Haemophilia Centre Directors’ Organisation. Guidelines for the management of haemophilia in Australia. Canberra: National Blood Authority, 2016.

Broderick CR, Herbert RD, Latimer J, van Doorn N. Patterns of physical activity in children with haemophilia. Haemophilia. 2013 Jan;19(1):59-64. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2516.2012.02904.x.

Broderick CR, Herbert RD, Latimer J, et al. Association between physical activity and risk of bleeding in children with hemophilia. JAMA. 2012;308(14):1452–1459. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.12727

Broderick CR, Herbert RD, Latimer J, Curtin JA. Fitness and quality of life in children with haemophilia. Haemophilia. 2010;16: 118-123. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2516.2009.02096.x

Howell C, Scott K, Patel DR. Sports participation recommendations for patients with bleeding disorders. Translational Pediatrics 2017;6(3):174-180. doi: 10.21037/tp.2017.04.07

Khair K, Holland M, Bladen M, Griffioen A, McLaughlin P, von Mackensen S; SO-FIT Study Group. Study of physical function in adolescents with haemophilia: The SO-FIT study. Haemophilia. 2017 Nov;23(6):918-925. doi: 10.1111/hae.13323.

Siqueira TC, Dominski FH, Andrade A. Effects of exercise in people with haemophilia: An umbrella review of systematic reviews and meta‐analyses. Haemophilia 2019;25:928–937. doi:10.1111/hae.13868

Strike  K, Mulder  K, Michael  R. Exercise for haemophilia. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016, Issue 12. Art. No.: CD011180.

Wang W, Bourgeois T, Klima J, Berlan ED, Fischer AN, O’Brien SH. Iron deficiency and fatigue in adolescent females with heavy menstrual bleeding. Haemophilia. 2013; 19: 225-230. doi:10.1111/hae.12046


We would like to thank the many people who made valuable contributions to this fact sheet.

Content development: Hannah Lucantonio (Opeskin), health promotion content writer

Australia/New Zealand Haemophilia Psychosocial Group: Nicoletta Crollini, Jane Portnoy.
Australian and New Zealand Physiotherapy Haemophilia Group: Hayley Coulson, Nicola Hamilton, Abi Polus.
Australian Haemophilia Centre Directors’ Organisation: Dr Simon Brown, Dr Amanda Davis, Dr Carly George.
Australian Haemophilia Nurses’ Group: Susan Dalkie, Penny McCarthy, Joanna McCosker
Haemophilia Foundation Australia: Sharon Caris, Suzanne O’Callaghan
HFA Young Women’s Consumer Review Group – young women and parents of young women – individuals not listed for privacy reasons


Date last reviewed: 17 May 2021

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