Podcast Episode 2: Dr Nicky Keay - Endocrinologist and Sports Medic specialising in Dance
Our Second Episode is now available HERE.
Dr Nick Keay is a renowned Sport Endocrinologist with a special interest in Dance. Being a Dancer herself, as well as many close connections with Sport, Nicky is an active practitioner and Researcher in the field of Relative Energy Deficiency and overall wellbeing. With many peer-reviewed publications Dr Keay draws on her own research to give us a current insight into effects of Low Energy Intake (intentional and unintentional).
Alongside this, Nicky and I discuss what Parents, Teachers, Coaches and Dancers can do to spot the signs that someone maybe suffering from the initial impact of RED-S (Relative Energy Deficiency - Sport) and we also talk about the efforts being made in the World of Dance to raise awareness and combat such issues.
Throughout the Episode I reference a number of models that Nicky has developed. These are shown below.