Episode 148 of the Institute of Performance Nutrition‘s We Do Science podcast! In this episode, Laurent Bannock discusses relative energy deficiency: research to practice with Dr Nicky Keay BA, MA (Cantab), MB BChir, MRCP (Honorary Fellow, Department of Sport and Exercise Sciences, Durham University, UK).


Discussion topics include:

  • Relative Energy Deficiency: an overview and background to RED-s
  • Energy availability and impact on health and performance
  • Recognising relative energy deficiency: from the research lab to “real world” practice
  • RED-s as an issue in female and male athletes, dancers etc
  • Dr Keay’s recent research on cyclists and dancers


Key paper(s) discussed / referred to: