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Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (RED-S): Evaluating the Impact on Health and Performance

Wed February 1, 2023: 1:00 pm-2:00 pm EST

Free

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Male athletes running and vaulting

About This Webinar:

Relative energy deficiency in sport (RED-S) is an often-unrecognized disorder occurring in athletes across genders that can include but is not limited to, impaired physiological function related to immune status, cardiovascular health, bone health, and metabolic issues related to relative energy deficiency. This webinar discusses how RED-S impacts health and sports performance and highlights practical recommendations for understanding, evaluating, and educating athletes, active people, and health and sports professionals.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Define relative energy deficiency in sport (RED-S).
  2. Describe the key factors in assessing RED-S in athletes and active people.
  3. Explain how RED-S impacts health and sports performance in athletes and active people.
  4. Calculate energy availability.

 

Presenter

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Susan Kundrat

Susan Kundrat, MS, RDN, LDN

Clinical Professor of Kinesiology, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Susan Kundrat’s major focus is undergraduate education related to nutrition. As a Registered Dietitian, her expertise includes sports nutrition, wellness nutrition, integrative nutrition, nutrition communications, corporate nutrition, health promotion and weight management.

Continuing Education (CE) Credit

1.0 CPEU for RDNs and NDTRs pending approval by the Commission on Dietetic Registration

Certificate of attendance

Event Materials

Webinar slides and resources will be available the day prior to the live event.

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