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RED-S in the spotlight BBC 5 Live

RED-S in the spotlight BBC 5 Live

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BBC 5 Live investigates RED-S  Read More  Extension of NHS Sports/Dance Endocrine Clinic, with focus on RED-S starting to run under Dr Roger Wolman’s current Sport/Dance injury clinic at Royal National…

Cycling’s Body Weight Obsession – How Light Is Right For You?

Cycling’s Body Weight Obsession – How Light Is Right For You?

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Global Cycling Network in conversation with Renee Mc Gregor, clinical dietician with expertise working with athletes, including those with RED-S and eating disorders. This episode addresses some of the potential performance…

Surprisingly low levels of Vitamin D in cyclists BJSM

Surprisingly low levels of Vitamin D in cyclists BJSM

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British Journal of Sports and Exercise Medicine, Dr N Keay, Sport and Dance Endocrinologist writes: Surprisingly low levels of Vitamin D in cyclists Read More

Athletic Fatigue: Part 1 BASEM

Athletic Fatigue: Part 1 BASEM

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British Journal of Sports and Exercise Medicine, Dr N Keay, Sport and Dance Endocrinologist writes: Athletic Fatigue: Part 1 Read More

Inflammation: Why and How Much? BASEM

Inflammation: Why and How Much? BASEM

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British Association of Sports and Exercise Medicine, Dr N Keay, Sport and Dance Endocrinologist writes: Inflammation: Why and How Much? Read More

One road to Rome: Exercise BJSM

One road to Rome: Exercise BJSM

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British Journal of Sports and Exercise Medicine, Dr N Keay, Sport and Dance Endocrinologist writes: One Road to Rome! Read More

Balance of Recovery and Adaptation for Sports Performance BASEM

Balance of Recovery and Adaptation for Sports Performance BASEM

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British Journal of Sports and Exercise Medicine, Dr N Keay, Sport and Dance Endocrinologist writes: Balance of recovery and adaptation for sports performance Read More

From population based norms to personalised medicine: Health, Fitness, Sports Performance BJSM

From population based norms to personalised medicine: Health, Fitness, Sports Performance BJSM

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British Journal of Sports and Exercise Medicine, Dr N Keay, Sport and Dance Endocrinologist writes: From population based norms to personalised medicine: Health, Fitness, Sports Performance Read More

RED-S – Low Energy Availability in Sport: The Outdoor Athlete Podcast

RED-S – Low Energy Availability in Sport: The Outdoor Athlete Podcast

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On the second episode of The Outdoor Athlete, we’re in conversation with Dr Nicky Keay, who is an expert in sports and dance Endocrinology. Nicky works closely with the British…

Raising Awareness of RED-S in Male and Female Athletes and Dancers BJSM

Raising Awareness of RED-S in Male and Female Athletes and Dancers BJSM

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British Journal of Sports and Exercise Medicine, Dr N Keay, Sport and Dance Endocrinologist writes: This is a world premier: a resource developed for and by athletes/dancers, coaches/teachers, parents/friends and healthcare…

Internal Biological Clocks and Sport Performance BJSM

Internal Biological Clocks and Sport Performance BJSM

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British Journal of Sports and Exercise Medicine, Dr N Keay, Sport and Dance Endocrinologist writes: Internal Biological Clocks and Sport Performance Read More

Temporal Considerations in Endocrine/Metabolic Interactions Part 2 BJSM

Temporal Considerations in Endocrine/Metabolic Interactions Part 2 BJSM

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British Journal of Sports and Exercise Medicine, Dr N Keay, Sport and Dance Endocrinologist writes: Temporal considerations in Endocrine/Metabolic interactions Part 2 Read More

Temporal Considerations in Endocrine/Metabolic Interactions Part 1 BJSM

Temporal Considerations in Endocrine/Metabolic Interactions Part 1 BJSM

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British Journal of Sports and Exercise Medicine, Dr N Keay, Sport and Dance Endocrinologist writes: Temporal considerations in Endocrine/Metabolic interactions Part 1 Read More

Cyclists: Make No Bones About It BJSM

Cyclists: Make No Bones About It BJSM

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British Journal of Sports and Exercise Medicine, Dr N Keay, Sport and Dance Endocrinologist writes: Cyclists: Make No Bones About It Read More

Synergistic interactions of steroid Hormones: Vitamin D for Athletes/Dancers BJSM

Synergistic interactions of steroid Hormones: Vitamin D for Athletes/Dancers BJSM

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British Journal of Sports and Exercise Medicine, Dr N Keay, Sport and Dance Endocrinologist writes: Synergistic interactions of steroid hormones: Vitamin D in athletes and dancers Read More

Exercise and Fitness in Young People – what factors contribute to long term health? BJSM

Exercise and Fitness in Young People – what factors contribute to long term health? BJSM

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British Journal of Sports and Exercise Medicine, Dr N Keay, Sport and Dance Endocrinologist writes: Exercise and fitness in young people – what factors contribute to long term health? Read More

Body Composition for Health and Sports Performance BJSM

Body Composition for Health and Sports Performance BJSM

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British Journal of Sports and Exercise Medicine, Dr N Keay, Sport and Dance Endocrinologist writes: Body composition for health and sports performance Read More

Sleep for Health and Sports Performance BJSM

Sleep for Health and Sports Performance BJSM

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British Journal of Sports and Exercise Medicine, Dr N Keay, Sport and Dance Endocrinologist writes: Sleep for Health and Sports Performance Read More

Male Cyclists: Bones, Body Composition, Nutrition, Performance BJSM

Male Cyclists: Bones, Body Composition, Nutrition, Performance BJSM

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British Journal of Sports and Exercise Medicine, Dr N Keay, Sport and Dance Endocrinologist writes: Male Cyclists: Bones, Body Composition, Nutrition, Performance Read More

Addiction to Exercise – what distinguishes a healthy level of commitment from exercise addiction? BJSM

Addiction to Exercise – what distinguishes a healthy level of commitment from exercise addiction? BJSM

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British Journal of Sports and Exercise Medicine, Dr N Keay, Sport and Dance Endocrinologist writes: Addiction to Exercise – what distinguishes a healthy level of commitment from exercise addiction?   Read…

Endocrine system: balance and interplay in response to exercise training

Endocrine system: balance and interplay in response to exercise training

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Endocrine system: balance and interplay in response to exercise training By Dr Nicky Keay, Sports/Dance Endocrinologist The process of homeostasis maintains a steady internal milieu. So how is it possible for…

Sports Endocrinology – what does it have to do with performance? BJSM

Sports Endocrinology – what does it have to do with performance? BJSM

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British Journal of Sports and Exercise Medicine, Dr N Keay, Sport and Dance Endocrinologist writes: What does Sports/dance Endocrinology have to do with Performance?  Read More

Slippery Slope

Slippery Slope

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Slippery Slope By Renee Mc Gregor It’s the nature of the society we live in; many of us believe that we can change one aspect of our lives without in…

Raising Awareness of RED-S in Male and Female Athletes and Dancers BJSM

Raising Awareness of RED-S in Male and Female Athletes and Dancers BJSM

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British Journal of Sports and Exercise Medicine, Dr N Keay, Sport and Dance Endocrinologist writes: This is a world premier: a resource developed for and by athletes/dancers, coaches/teachers, parents/friends and healthcare…

How to Identify and Treat (RED-S)

How to Identify and Treat (RED-S)

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In this podcast with Dr. Tommy Wood, Dr. Keay discusses the detrimental and often permanent impact of low energy availability, especially in weight-sensitive sports in which participants tend to undereat.…

Cumulative Endocrine Dysfunction in Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (RED-S) BJSM

Cumulative Endocrine Dysfunction in Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (RED-S) BJSM

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British Journal of Sports Medicine, Dr N Keay, Sports/Dance Endocrinologist writes: Unfortunately I continue to see athletes, both male and female, whose health and athletic performance is hampered due to Relative…

Fuelling for Cycling Performance

Fuelling for Cycling Performance

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The best performing cyclists have excellent balancing skills. This includes the ability to match energy intake with energy demand. The pros benefit from teams of support staff monitoring every aspect…

TRAINBRAVE raising awareness of RED-S

TRAINBRAVE raising awareness of RED-S

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The #TRAINBRAVE campaign aims to inspire more athletes to share their stories and raise awareness of the risks of eating disorders and RED-S. Read more

How do you identify male cyclist at risk of RED-S? BJSM

How do you identify male cyclist at risk of RED-S? BJSM

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British Journal of Sports Medicine, Dr N Keay, Sports/Dance Endocrinologist writes:  Relative energy deficiency in sport (RED-S)is a clinical model that describes the potential adverse health and performance consequences of low…

For Parents: Psychological aspects of RED-S

For Parents: Psychological aspects of RED-S

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For Parents on the Psychological aspects of RED-S By Renee Mc Gregor So what’s really going on? 1) Disordered Eating is not about food, exercise or body image -these are…

International Association for Dance Medicine and Science conference

International Association for Dance Medicine and Science conference

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The 28th Annual Conference of the International Association for Dance Medicine & Science (IADMS) will be held in Helsinki, Finland from Thursday, October 25 to Sunday, October 28, 2018. [crum_button…

National Institute of Dance Medicine and Science

National Institute of Dance Medicine and Science

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National Institute of Dance Medicine and Science ​Enhancing dancers' health, well-being and performance... ​...through high quality scientific knowledge, evidence based practice and better, more affordable access to first class dance…

Nutrition Resource Paper 2016

Nutrition Resource Paper 2016

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By the International Association for Dance Medicine & Science www.dancescience.org Summary The widely circulated Nutrition Fact Sheet, written by Pricilla Clarkson, PhD, under the auspices of the IADMS Education Committee…

Health, Hormones and Human Performance take centre stage BJSM

Health, Hormones and Human Performance take centre stage BJSM

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Health, Hormones and Human Performance take centre stage Published BJSM By Dr Nicky Keay, Sports/Dance Endocrinologist @nickyKfitness, Chair of BASEM Spring Conference 2018 Endocrine and Metabolic aspects of Sports and Exercise Medicine (SEM)…

How to distinguish between over training and low energy availability BASEM

How to distinguish between over training and low energy availability BASEM

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Clusters of Athletes - A follow on from RED-S series to put forward impact of RED-S on athlete underperformance BASEM Dr Nicky Keay, Sports/Dance Endocrinologist 19 May 2017 At some…

Disordered eating in sport: An online CPD course for coaches and sports professionals

Disordered eating in sport: An online CPD course for coaches and sports professionals

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Disordered eating in athletes There is a growing body of research indicating that the incidence of disordered eating is considerably higher among athletes in comparison to non-sports participants. Indeed, around…

Women’s Sport Network

Women’s Sport Network

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The Women's Sports Network (WSNet) is a not for profit community promoting issues/opportunities around WomenSport & SportsWomen Women In Sport Network Website

Fitrwoman

Fitrwoman

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FitrWoman designed by female athletes for female athletes to track your menstrual cycle and provide personalized training and nutritional suggestions tailored to the changing hormone levels throughout your cycle. Fitrwoman…

Healthier Dancer Programme

Healthier Dancer Programme

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Healthier Dancer Programme The Healthier Dancer Programme (HDP) is a founding partner in the National Institute of Dance Medicine and Science (NIDMS). Through One Dance UK’s role as the sector…

2018 UPDATE: Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (RED-S) BJSM

2018 UPDATE: Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (RED-S) BJSM

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2018 UPDATE: Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (RED-S) BJSM Posted on May 30, 2018 by BJSM By Dr Nicky Keay, Sports/Dance Endocrinologist @nickyKfitness What updates are presented in the IOC consensus statement on RED-S…

Relative Energy Deficiency Disorder in Sport –Nutrition

Relative Energy Deficiency Disorder in Sport –Nutrition

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Renee McGregor BSc (hons) PGDIP (DIET) PGCERT(sportsnutr) RD SENr Performance and Clinical Dietitian Author of  “Orthorexia” “Training Food” and “Fast Fuel” books Science and in particular nutritional science is fast…

What is Dance Medicine? BJSM

What is Dance Medicine? BJSM

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Dr Nicky Keay, Sports/Dance Endocrinologist BJSM Traditionally dance medicine has been somewhat the poor relation of sports medicine. Why is this the case? There is no doubt that dancers, of…

Healthy Hormones

Healthy Hormones

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 By Dr Nicky Keay Sports/Dance Endocrinologist BASEM Hormones are internal chemical messengers regulating all aspects of your health and athletic performance. Discussed at recent BASEM conference“Health Hormones and Human Performance”  Bone…

Fatigue, Athletic Performance and Hormones..more on the endocrine system BJSM

Fatigue, Athletic Performance and Hormones..more on the endocrine system BJSM

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Fatigue, Sport Performance and Hormones..more on the endocrine system BJSM Dr Nicky Keay, Sports/Dance Endocrinologist How do you feel on Monday morning, when the alarm wakes you at 7am with…

Optimal Health: For All Athletes! Part 4 – Mechanisms BJSM

Optimal Health: For All Athletes! Part 4 – Mechanisms BJSM

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Optimal Health: For All Athletes! Part 4 - Mechanisms BJSM Dr Nicky Keay, Sports/Dance Endocrinologist As described in previous blogs, the female athlete triad (disordered eating, amenorrhoea, low bone mineral density) is…

Optimal Health: Especially Young Athletes! Part 3 – Consequences of Relative Energy Deficiency in Sports

Optimal Health: Especially Young Athletes! Part 3 – Consequences of Relative Energy Deficiency in Sports

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Optimal health: especially young athletes! Part 3 Consequences of Relative Energy Deficiency in sports BASEM Dr Nicky Keay, Sports/Dance Endocrinologist  In my previous blogs I have described the adverse effects of Relative…

Optimal health: including male athletes! Part 2 Relative Energy Deficiency in sports BJSM

Optimal health: including male athletes! Part 2 Relative Energy Deficiency in sports BJSM

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Part-2 of the mini-series on RED-S BJSM By Dr Nicky Keay, Sports/Dance Endocrinologist If you are a male athlete, or work with male athletes, and think that Relative Energy Deficiency…

Optimal health: including female athletes! Part 1 Bones BJSM

Optimal health: including female athletes! Part 1 Bones BJSM

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Part-1 of series on RED-S British Journal of Sports Medicine By Dr Nicky Keay, Sports/Dance Endocrinologist It is hard to dispute that women are underrepresented in medical research and certainly there…

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