Relative energy deficiency in sports (RED-S) – what is it and what are the consequences?



Relative energy deficiency in sports (RED-S) – what is it and what are the consequences?

10/04/2015
Presenter: Dr Anna Melin, University of Copenhagen, Denmark


Biography

Anna Melin is a Swedish dietician with a PhD from the Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports, University of Copenhagen. She has 20 years of experience as a sports nutritionist; the first 15 years at Team Denmark and now at the Swedish Olympic Committee. She is specialised in disordered eating behaviour and has developed and implemented a national prevention and multidisciplinary treatment strategy for eating disorders in elite athletes in Denmark. Her research area is energy deficiency in athletes and the impact on health and performance.