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Topic: Body - February 01 2023
How to Build a Support System to Prevent and Navigate RED-S

It is not uncommon for girls and women in sport to receive a RED-S diagnosis. If we do receive a diagnosis, there are steps we can take to help navigate RED-S. We spoke with VIS Expert™ and PhD candidate Megan Roche about creating a support system for RED-S and preventing the disorder in the future.

By: Charlotte Cronister

VIS Creator

& Megan Roche, MD

VIS Expert

Topic: Body

February 01 2023

RED-S, also known as relative energy deficiency in sport, is caused when athletes are inadequately fueled and not meeting their energy needs. In an interview with Voice In Sport, VIS Expert™ and PhD candidate Megan Roche provided us with the next steps athletes can take if they should receive a RED-S diagnosis. 1) Take a deep breath Before anything else, athletes should take a step back and recognize that they are not alone in their journey with RED-S. It is important ...
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