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The Royal College of Chiropractors – CPD Event – RCC’s Sport Faculty Webinar – Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (REDs): Why this is important for Chiropractors

Course Date

Start: 14-03-2024 @ 1:00 pm

End: 14-03-2024 @ 2:00 pm

Course Location

United Kingdom

Course Description

Event outline

This presentation will discuss Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (REDs) and explore the aetiological factors, clinical outcomes and management. Practical tools will be introduced to address how to identify those at risk and what to do.

Learning Outcomes  

  • Understand the causative factors of REDs
  • Appreciate the underlying physiological mechanisms
  • Appreciate how to identify those at risk
  • Understand principles of risk stratification
  • Know what to do to support those experiencing REDs

Speaker – Dr Nicola Keay  BA, MA, MB, BChir (Cantab), MRCP

Nicky is the author of “Health Hormones and Human Potential: A guide to understanding your hormones to optimise your health and performance”. Her next book will explore “The Myths of Menopause”. Nicky is an Honorary Clinical Lecturer, Division of Medicine, University College London. She lectures and researches in areas of exercise endocrinology, with publications in this field. Nicky’s clinical endocrine work is mainly with active women, exercisers, dancers and athletes, with a focus on relative energy deficiency in sport (REDs) and those navigating perimenopause/menopause. Nicky works to provide a more personalised approach for female hormone health. Nicky authored the British Association of Sports and Exercise Medicine online resource. Nicky is medical advisor to Scottish Ballet and a keen dancer herself, taking four ballet classes per week.

Chair – Meriel Davis FRCC (Sport)

RCC Members participate free of charge. Refer to your email or contact to register with your full name and email address.

Non-Members: £35. Please register and pay online here

Closing date 10am Thursday 14th March 2024


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Jackie Leitch