Runners World: Male Athletes are Also Vulnerable to RED-S

Runners World: Male Athletes are Also Vulnerable to RED-S

  Statistics suggest more than one in five athletes of all types are underfueling—either not eating enough overall or not consuming enough of the right foods. The issue is more common in running and other endurance sports, where energy requirements are significant and...
KMOV: College Athletes on Pressure to Perform and Mental Health

KMOV: College Athletes on Pressure to Perform and Mental Health

  “A lot of athletes I work with, are high-functioning, driven, committed individuals and perfectionism is usually off the charts,” Nickols said. Specific mental health challenges for athletes often accompany this disposition. Nickols says that in a culture where...
SeasonED RD Podcast: Psychology of Sport and Metabolic Injury

SeasonED RD Podcast: Psychology of Sport and Metabolic Injury

  Dr. Riley Nickols joins The SeasonED RD Podcast to talk with Registered Dietitian Beth Harrell about eating disorders, sport psychology, and metabolic injuries. The SeasonED RD is a podcast for all professionals in the field of eating disorders who want a...
Why Endurance Athletes Hate the Offseason w/ Riley Nickols

Why Endurance Athletes Hate the Offseason w/ Riley Nickols

  In this interview with Jill Colangelo, ALM, Riley discusses the intersection between athlete identity and resting and taking time to rest and recover in the offseason. From the YouTube Description: “Some of us make every excuse in the book about why we want to...
Riley Nickols Appointed to EDCare’s Scientific Advisory Board

Riley Nickols Appointed to EDCare’s Scientific Advisory Board

  EDCare is pleased to announce the appointment of Riley Nickols, Ph.D., CEDS, to its Scientific Advisory Board. A highly experienced counseling and sport psychologist, Dr. Nickols provides specialized expertise in treating high-performance athletes with eating...
Eating Disorders and Men

Eating Disorders and Men

  Eating disorders are complex physical and psychological illnesses, that take shape differently in each affected individual. The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) estimates “10 million men in America will have an eating disorder at some point in...