Clinical tips from Dr. Kathryn Ackerman on how to manage athletes with low energy availability

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Dr. Kathryn Ackerman talks in this podcast to Dr. Liam West about the hot topic of energy availability in sport giving us clinical tips to manage athletes we suspect might be at risk of the consequences of low energy availability. Dr. Ackerman has undertaken board certification in Internal Medicine, Sports Medicine and Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism. This training has cumulated in positions as Medical Director of the Female Athlete Program at Boston Children's Hospital, Associate Director of the Sports Endocrine Research Lab at Massachusetts General Hospital, and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Kathryn’s research focuses on the Female Athlete Triad and the various aspects of Relative Energy in Deficiency in Sport. Related Articles IOC Concensus Statement: RED-S - http://bjsm.bmj.com/content/48/7/491 Misunderstanding the FAT - http://bjsm.bmj.com/content/48/20/1461 IOC RED-S Clinical Assessment Tool - http://bjsm.bmj.com/content/49/21/1354 Associated Podcasts AMSSM Sports Medcast- Female Athlete triad - http://bit.ly/2lBP7WJ Thoughts from the England Football CMO - http://bit.ly/2CpV6Zp Margo Mountjoy on the REDS debate - http://bit.ly/1KzYT04 Podcast Quote

Low energy availability happens to others, it can happen to men, it can happen to disabled athletes.

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