Dr. Mike T Nelson and Dr. Susan Kleiner discuss the importance of fueling training for a long and meaningful athletic career, especially with females. Learn how to coach athletes to overcome fears/obstacles regarding food.
Prevalence of female (and male) athletes who under-eat
Where the notion that females don’t burn calories at the elite level in the same way as males began
Principle of low energy availability and relative energy deficiency in sport (REDS)
Coaching an athlete to eat more
Red flags to look for as a coach/trainer
When to refer the client to a specialist
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