#TRAINBRAVE Manchester

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The Manchester Institute of Health & Performance

299 Alan Turing Way

Manchester

M11 2BA

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In December we launched the #TRAINBRAVE campaign in London, with more than 100 runners, cyclists, coaches, clubs and health professionals in attendance. You can find out more at trainbrave.org

#TRAINBRAVE Manchester

Presentations and discussions about relative energy deficiency in sport (RED-S)

What?

Low energy availability can occur in exercisers of all levels from recreational to elite athletes. The consequences are adverse effects on health and performance as described in the RED-S clinical model.

Why?

This meeting will be relevant for athletes themselves, coaches and all healthcare professionals who work with exercisers of all levels. To raise awareness and discuss what to look out for and what to do in those at risk of RED-S. All welcome to add to discussion.

Who?

All welcome: athletes, dancers, coaches, medics, physios, dieticians. Accreditation being sought from BJSM.

Running Order


6pm Welcome and Introductions

6:15 - 7pm Dr Nicky Keay: MDT approach to supporting exercisers at risk of RED-S

  • Aetiology and consequences of RED-S. Identification of those at risk, appropriate investigations and MDT management.

7:00 - 7:45pm Renee McGregor: why RED-S isn’t about food

  • Psychological aspects of RED-S. Practical approaches to supporting athletes and dancers with disordered eating and eating disorders

7:45 - 8:30pm Discussion

  • Cases studies and questions


Speakers

  • Dr Nicky Keay, BA, MA, MB, BChir (Cantab), MRCP

Clinical and research sport and dance Endocrinologist. Running first UK NHS RED-S and sports Endocrine Clinic at Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, London. Wrote BASEM educational website www.health4performance.co.uk

  • Renee McGregor, BSc

Clinical dietician and eating disorder specialist, with extensive experience working with athletes of all levels, including Scottish Gymnastics. Co-founder of #TrainBrave campaingn

We believe coming together, sharing knowledge and listening to each other is the key to creating a more open environment in which everyone can enjoy competing and training in swimming, cycling and running in a healthy, sustainable way.

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299 Alan Turing Way

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