Dr. Nickols explains RED-S, or Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport, a condition that affects athletes when there is an imbalance between the energy they consume and the energy they expend.
Registered Dietitian Kate Daley joins the podcast Movement Toward Change to discuss fueling for dance performance and finding food freedom!
An athlete’s heightened attunement to their body and associated body cues are both critical for sport performance, but the increased awareness to one’s body can also pose notable difficulties for athletes with an eating disorder.
Dr. Nickols joins Becca McConville on the SeasonED RD podcast to talk with RD Beth Harrell about the psychology of eating disorders, sport, and metabolic injuries.
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.
Riley Nickols joins Signe Darpinian, LMFT on her podcast Therapy Rocks to discuss cultivating mental and physical health in athletes, body image in sport culture, “the need to be perfect” in athletes, and how to navigate that in a more balanced way.
Sport Psychology Websites
Reardon, C. L., Hainline, B., Aron, C. M., Baron, D., Baum, A. L., Bindra, A., … & Derevensky, J. L. (2019). Mental health in elite athletes: International Olympic Committee consensus statement (2019). British Journal of Sports Medicine, 53(11), 667-699.
Kroshus, E., Wagner, J., Wyrick, D., Athey, A., Bell, L., Benjamin, H. J., … & Watson, N. F. (2019). Wake up call for collegiate athlete sleep: narrative review and consensus recommendations from the NCAA Interassociation Task Force on Sleep and Wellness. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 53(12), 731-736.
Mountjoy, M., Sundgot-Borgen, J., Burke, L., Carter, S., Constantini, N., Lebrun, C., … & Ljungqvist, A. (2014). The IOC consensus statement: beyond the female athlete triad—relative energy deficiency in sport (RED-S). British Journal of Sports Medicine, 48(7), 491-497.
Mountjoy, M., Sundgot-Borgen, J. K., Burke, L. M., Ackerman, K. E., Blauwet, C., Constantini, N., … & Sherman, R. T. (2018). IOC consensus statement on relative energy deficiency in sport (RED-S): 2018 update. British Journal of Sports Medicine.
Castaldelli-Maia, J. M., e Gallinaro, J. G. D. M., Falcão, R. S., Gouttebarge, V., Hitchcock, M. E., Hainline, B., … & Stull, T. (2019). Mental health symptoms and disorders in elite athletes: a systematic review on cultural influencers and barriers to athletes seeking treatment. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 53(11), 707-721.
Hainline, B., Derman, W., Vernec, A., Budgett, R., Deie, M., Dvořák, J., … & Moseley, G. L. (2017). International Olympic Committee consensus statement on pain management in elite athletes. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 51(17), 1245-1258.
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