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 Therapeutics Athletes Bone Density Consensus Return To Sport San Francisco Energy Intake Randomized Controlled Trials Sports Insulin Like Growth Factor I Bone And Bones Hormones Congresses Menstrual Cycle Amenorrhea Physicians Metabolic Bone Diseases Eating Guidelines Fats Photon Absorptiometry Body Composition Luteal Phase

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

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

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.)

Randomised 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 J. Mallinson, Nicole C.A. Strock, Kristen J. Koltun, Marion P. Olmsted, Emily A. Ricker, Jennifer L. Scheid, Heather C. Allaway, Daniel J. Mallinson, Prabhani Kuruppumullage Don, Nancy Williams, 2021, Obstetrical and Gynecological Survey on p. 669-671

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, Strock NCA, E Ricker, K Koltun, M Barrack, E Joy, A Nattiv, M Hutchinson, M Misra, N Williams, 2021, Sports medicine (Auckland, N.Z.)

Dried plum consumption improves bone mineral density in osteopenic postmenopausal woman: A case report

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

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

Nicole C.A. Strock, Mary Jane De Souza, Nancy I. 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

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 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

Low energy availability in exercising men is associated with reduced leptin and insulin but not with changes in other metabolic hormones

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

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