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13: Recognizing and understanding energy crisis in female athletes

Energy crisis in female athletes is more common than we think and affects an athlete’s health and performance, yet it’s under detected

Whether you’re an athlete, coach, trainer, parent, or health care professional, this episode will help you understand how RED-S and the Female Athlete Triad affects athletes, the warning signs and symptoms, and what to do about it if you think an athlete is suffering from an energy crisis..

RECOGNIZING AND UNDERSTANDING ENERGY CRISIS IN FEMALE ATHLETES

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What you’ll hear in Episode 13 of the herBody Podcast:

  • Learn what RED-S and the Female Athlete Triad are
    • Syndromes that occur when an athlete is spending more energy than they are taking in, which results in low energy availability
  • Potential health consequences for athletes
  • Effects on sport performance
  • Warning signs and symptoms
  • Why certain athletes are at a higher risk than others
  • What to do if you or an athlete may have an energy deficiency

READ MICAELA’S BLOG ON RED-S AND THE FEMALE ATHLETE TRIAD HERE

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