Mary Jane De Souza

Professor of Kinesiology

Research Summary

Women's health and Physical Activity, Endocrinology of the Female Athlete, Effects of Exercise on the Menstrual Cycle, Female Athlete Triad (Eating disorders, amenorrhea and osteoporosis), Eating Behaviors, Food Intake, and Exercise, Luteal Phase Defects and Amenorrhea, Bone Health and Osteoporosis in Female Athletes, and Energy Deficiency and Bone Health.

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Female Athlete Triad Syndrome Exercise Therapeutics Consensus Return To Sport Luteinizing Hormone Athletes San Francisco Luteal Phase Menstrual Cycle Sports Bone Density Congresses Amenorrhea Physicians Insulin Like Growth Factor I Thinness Guidelines Bone And Bones Photon Absorptiometry Eating Drive Energy Metabolism Feeding Behavior Body Composition

Most Recent Papers

Relationships between bone stress injury and single and combined Female Athlete Triad risk factors.

Michelle Barrack, Mary Jane De Souza, Jenna Gibbs, Nancy Williams, Jeanne Nichols, Mitchell Rauh, Aurelia Nattiv, American Journal of Sports Medicine

Dried plum consumption improves bone mineral density in osteopenic postmenopausal woman

Nicole C.A. Strock, Kristen J. Koltun, Connie Weaver, Mary Jane De Souza, 2021, Bone Reports

The Male Athlete Triad: A Consensus Statement from the Female and Male Athlete Triad Coalition Part2: Clinical Considerations

Michael Fredrickson, ANdrea Kussman, Madhu Misra, Michelle Barrack, Mary Jane De Souza, N Williams, Nattiv Aurelia, 2021, Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine

Randomized controlled trial of the effects of increased energy intake on menstrual recovery in exercising women with menstrual disturbances: The "REFUEL" Study

Mary Jane De Souza, Rebecca Mallinson, Nicole Strock, Kristin Koltun, Marion Olmsted, N Williams, 2021, Human Reproduction

Eating behaviours related to psychological stress are associated with functional hypothalamic amenorrhoea in exercising women.

Strock NCA, Mary Jane De Souza, N Williams, 2020, Journal of Sports Sciences on p. 2396-2406

Characterizing the resting metabolic rate ratio in ovulatory exercising women over 12 months

Nicole C.A. Strock, Kristen J. Koltun, Rebecca J. Mallinson, Nancy I. Williams, Mary Jane De Souza, 2020, Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports on p. 1337-1347

Are the Effects of Oral and Vaginal Contraceptives on Bone Formation in Young Women Mediated via the Growth Hormone-IGF-I Axis?

Heather C.M. Allaway, Madhusmita Misra, Emily A. Southmayd, Michael S. Stone, Connie M. Weaver, Dylan L. Petkus, Mary Jane De Souza, 2020, Frontiers in Endocrinology

Female Athlete Triad Coalition risk assessment tool is an evidenced-based tool that is reliable and well-described

Mary Jane De Souza, Nancy I. Williams, Kristen J. Koltun, Nicole C.A. Strock, 2020, Journal of Sports Sciences on p. 996-999

Bilateral multidirectional jumps with reactive jump-landings achieve osteogenic thresholds with and without instruction in premenopausal women

Tracey L. Clissold, John B. Cronin, Mary Jane De Souza, Daniel Wilson, Paul W. Winwood, 2020, Clinical Biomechanics on p. 1-8

Energy availability is associated with luteinizing hormone pulse frequency and induction of luteal phase defects

Kristen J. Koltun, Mary Jane De Souza, Jennifer L. Scheid, Nancy I. Williams, 2020, Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism

Most-Cited Papers

2014 Female Athlete Triad Coalition Consensus Statement on Treatment and Return to Play of the Female Athlete Triad

Mary Jane De Souza, Aurelia Nattiv, Elizabeth Joy, Madhusmita Misra, Nancy I. Williams, Rebecca J. Mallinson, Jenna C. Gibbs, Marion Olmsted, Marci Goolsby, Gordon Matheson, 2014, British Journal of Sports Medicine on p. 289

The impact of recent technological advances on the trueness and precision of DXA to assess body composition

Rebecca J. Toombs, Gaele Ducher, John A. Shepherd, Mary Jane De Souza, 2012, Obesity on p. 30-39

Higher incidence of bone stress injuries with increasing female athlete triad-related risk factors

Michelle T. Barrack, Jenna C. Gibbs, Mary Jane De Souza, Nancy I. Williams, Jeanne F. Nichols, Mitchell J. Rauh, Aurelia Nattiv, 2014, The Journal of sports medicine on p. 949-958

Prevalence of individual and combined components of the female athlete triad

Jenna C. Gibbs, Nancy I. Williams, Mary Jane De Souza, 2013, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise on p. 985-996

2014 female athlete triad coalition consensus statement on treatment and return to play of the female athlete triad

Mary Jane De Souza, Aurelia Nattiv, Elizabeth Joy, Madhusmita Misra, Nancy I. Williams, Rebecca J. Mallinson, Jenna C. Gibbs, Marion Olmsted, Marci Goolsby, Gordon Matheson, 2014, Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine on p. 96-119

Ovarian suppression impairs sport performance in junior elite female swimmers

Jaci L. Vanheest, Carol D. Rodgers, Carrie E. Mahoney, Mary Jane De Souza, 2014, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise on p. 156-166

Resting and exercise ventilatory chemosensitivity across the menstrual cycle

Meaghan J. MacNutt, Mary Jane De Souza, Simone E. Tomczak, Jenna L. Homer, A. William Sheel, 2012, Journal of Applied Physiology on p. 737-747

2014 female athlete triad coalition consensus statement on treatment and return to play of the female athlete triad

Elizabeth Joy, Mary Jane De Souza, Aurelia Nattiv, Madhusmita Misra, Nancy Williams, Rebecca Jane Mallinson, Jenna C. Gibbs, Marion Olmsted, Marci Goolsby, Gordon Matheson, Michelle Barrack, Louise Burke, Barbara Drinkwater, Connie Lebrun, Anne B. Loucks, Margo Mountjoy, Jeanne Nichols, Jorunn Sundgot Borgen, 2014, Current Sports Medicine Reports on p. 219-231

Magnitude of daily energy deficit predicts frequency but not severity of menstrual disturbances associated with exercise and caloric restriction

Nancy I. Williams, Heather J. Leidy, Brenna R. Hill, Jay L. Lieberman, Richard S. Legro, Mary Jane De Souza, 2015, American Journal of Physiology on p. E29-E39

The association of a high drive for thinness with energy deficiency and severe menstrual disturbances: Confirmation in a large population of exercising women

Jenna C. Gibbs, Nancy I. Williams, Jennifer L. Scheid, Rebecca J. Toombs, Mary Jane De Souza, 2011, International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism on p. 280-290