Mary Jane De Souza

Distinguished 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 Bone Density Bone And Bones Therapeutics Athletes Randomized Controlled Trials Consensus Return To Sport Menstrual Cycle San Francisco Energy Intake Sports Weight Loss Prunus Domestica Dietary Supplements Congresses Health Metabolic Bone Diseases Hormones Physicians Amenorrhea Oligomenorrhea Osteoporosis Guidelines

Most Recent Publications

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

Sex-Differences and Indications of Metabolic Compensation in Within-Day Energy Balance in Elite Division 1 Swimmers.

E Lundstrom, Mary Jane De Souza, H Canil, N Williams, 2022, Applied physiology, nutrition, and metabolism = Physiologie appliquee, nutrition et metabolisme

Prunes preserve hip bone mineral density in a 12-month randomized controlled trial in postmenopausal women: the Prune Study.

Mary Jane De Souza, Strock NCA, N Williams, H Lee, K Koltun, C Rogers, M Ferruzzi, C Nakatsu, C Weaver, 2022, The American journal of clinical nutrition on p. 897-910

Moderate Weight Loss is associated with Reductions in LH Pulse Frequency and Increases in 24-hour Cortisol with no change in Perceived Stress in Young Ovulatory Women

K Ruffing, K Koltun, Mary Jane De Souza, Nancy I. Williams, 2022, Physiology and Behavior on p. 113885

Association of Diet Quality and Hormonal Status in Exercising Women With Menstrual Disturbances.

K Łagowska, Strock NCA, K Koltun, N Williams, Mary Jane De Souza, 2022, Applied physiology, nutrition, and metabolism = Physiologie appliquee, nutrition et metabolisme

Bone mineral density in response to increased energy intake in exercising women with oligomenorrhea/amenorrhea: The REFUEL randomized controlled trial

Mary Jane De Souza, E Ricker, Rebecca J. Mallinson, Heather C.M. Allaway, Allaway HCM, K Koltun, Strock NCA, Nicole C.A. Strock, J Gibbs, P Kuruppumullage Don, Nancy Williams, 2022, American Journal of Clinical Nutrition on p. 1457-1472

Mary Jane De Souza, Strock NCA, Nicole C.A. Strock, Connie Jo Rogers, Nancy Williams, M Ferruzzi, C Nakatsu, Abigayle M.R. Simpson, Simpson AMR, C Weaver, 2022, Contemporary Clinical Trials Communications on p. 100941

A Randomized Controlled Trial of Dietary Supplementation with Prunes (Dried Plums) on Inflammatory Markers in Postmenopausal Women

Janhavi J. Damani, Nicole C.A. Strock, Mary Jane De Souza, Connie J. Rogers, 2022, FASEB Journal

The Path Towards Progress: A Critical Review to Advance the Science of the Female and Male Athlete Triad and Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport

Mary Jane De Souza, Nicole C.A. Strock, Emily A. Ricker, Kristen J. Koltun, Michelle Barrack, Elizabeth Joy, Aurelia Nattiv, Mark Hutchinson, Madhusmita Misra, Nancy I. Williams, 2022, Sports Medicine on p. 13-23

The Role of Prunes in Modulating Inflammatory Pathways to Improve Bone Health in Postmenopausal Women.

J Damani, Mary Jane De Souza, H VanEvery, Strock NCA, C Rogers, 2021, Advances in nutrition (Bethesda, Md.)

Most-Cited Papers

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

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: A prospective multisite study of exercising girls and women

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

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: 1st international conference held in San Francisco, CA, May 2012, and 2nd international conference held in Indianapolis, IN, May 2013

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

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

Elizabeth Joy, Mary Jane De Souza, Aurelia Nattiv, Madhusmita Misra, Nancy I. Williams, Rebecca J. 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

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

Karsten Koehler, Neele R. Hoerner, Jenna C. Gibbs, Christoph Zinner, Hans Braun, Mary Jane De Souza, Wilhelm Schaenzer, 2016, Journal of Sports Sciences on p. 1921-1929

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