Relative Energy Deficiency in athletes; impact on health and performance

Seminar 20 January 2015, 8:30 - 12:00

Seminar questions

  • How do we identify energy deficiency and reproductive dysfunctions in athletes?
  • How do we measure energy availability?
  • How do we diagnose energy deficiency, reproductive dysfunction and impaired bone health?

Program

08.30-08.35
Introduction  
Associate professor, MD, Anders Sjödin, NEXS, Denmark

08.35-08.55 
Relative Energy Deficiency in Sports (RED-S) – beyond the female athlete triad
RD, MSc Anna Melin, NEXS, Denmark

08.55-09.15 
RED-S - Risk Assessment and Return to Play Models
Professor Jorunn Sundgot-Borgen, Norwegian School of Sports, Norway

09.15-09.35 
Early detection of disordered eating behavior and RED-S; do we have effective screening strategies in athletic populations?
Associate professor Monica Torstveit, Agder University, Norway

09.35-09.55 
Menstrual dysfunctions in female athletes; the need for differentiated diagnoses
Professor, MD, Angelica Lindén Hirschberg, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden

09.55-10.10 Coffee break 

10.10-10.30  
Menstrual dysfunction in female athletes; impact on fertility? (not confirmed)
Professor, MD Sven Skouby, Herlev Fertility Clinic, Herlev Hospital, Denmark

10.30-10.50 
Increased risk of injuries and reduced neuromuscular performance in female athletes with amenorrhea
Senior lecturer, RPT, PhD Åsa Tornberg, Lund University, Sweden

10.50-12.00 Discussion 

Venue

Auditorium A2-70-04, Thorvaldsensvej 40

Registration

Participation is free, but please register here.

Organizer

Anna Melin, Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports, University of Copenhagen