What is Relative Energy Deficiency In Sport (REDS)?

What is Relative Energy Deficiency In Sport (REDS)?

Photo of Dr. Riley Nickols REDS, or Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport, is a condition that athletes experience when there is an imbalance between energy consumed and energy expended. The REDS framework expands the Female Athlete Triad and can have far-reaching...
Athletes and Body Acceptance

Athletes and Body Acceptance

  In a blog for the National Eating Disorders Association*, Dr. Riley Nickols, writes about the challenges that athletes face with body image and eating concerns. He states, “Athletes devote a significant amount of time and resources in pursuit of maximizing...
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...
Triathlete Magazine: The Race-Weight Trap

Triathlete Magazine: The Race-Weight Trap

Triathletes who place too much emphasis on body weight and weight loss can be at a greater risk for adverse sport performance and health implications. It’s an issue that is perhaps more widespread than triathletes realize.  “It’s a common and prevalent phenomenon...