A battle cry for change in the female running world: physicians are listening

Let’s start to discuss how we can reframe women’s running culture from the lens of the medical professional. By Emily Kraus, MD @emilykrausMD It was the day after elite runner Mary Cain bravely shared her riveting story of the unhealthy pressures and emotional abuse she experienced while training under Alberto Salazar at the Nike Oregon […]

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RED-S research: bones and ballet

  Dr. Nicky Keay @nickyKfitness Suboptimal bone health with associated recurrent stress fractures can be career ending for athletes and dancers. Bone stress injuries, including stress fractures and other complications of suboptimal bone heath such as compression fractures are some of the most clinically significant sequalae of low energy availability described in the Relative Energy […]

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Highlights from “Play Like a Girl”, Sports Medicine Australia’s Canberra Symposium

By Nash Anderson and Mark Trbojevich  In the week after the FIFA Women’s World Cup we reflect on “How female athletes stay fit to play and own the podium”. In May 2019, Sports Medicine Australia (SMA) hosted the symposium in Canberra, the national capital. Despite the increase in professional sporting competitions for female athletes including […]

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