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Advanced Sports Dietitian Alicia Edge defines Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (RED-S), and discusses the latest research evidence regarding it. Learn how to diagnose RED-S, and how to avoid it when training as an athlete. This is important information for clinicians when providing nutrition advice and care to athletes.
the end of this presentation you will be able to
Understand what RED-S is and why recommendations have shifted from the Female Athlete Triad
Identify the key features of RED-S and be able to identify athletes who may be at higher risk
Understand the mechanisms that underpin RED-S and the health/ performance risks these can contribute to
Be competent in the initial management of an athlete presenting with RED-S and knowledgeable about nutrition-specific treatment options