Are female athletes more prone to sports injuries?

Yes. In a recent survey it was found that, sportswomen are eight times more likely to suffer injury like anterior cruciate ligament (acl) than men. It is considered as an epidemic. The study also confirmed the fact that more than thousands of sportswomen undergo ACL operations each year. Hips, back and shoulders – women players in the sport of rugby are more prone to shoulder injuries.
Yes - sometimes. Compared to their male counterparts in several specific sports, women are several times more likely to injure their anterior cruciate ligament is one example. Another example is female endurance athletes with low body weight for height are at risk of amenorrhea and this places them at increased risk for stress fractures.