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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Exercise Menstrual Cycle Amenorrhea Energy Intake Caloric Restriction Estrogens Bone Density Hormones Female Athlete Triad Syndrome Body Weight Luteal Phase Glucuronides Weight Loss Progesterone Leptin Body Mass Index Estrone Athletes Therapeutics Incidence Bone And Bones Steroids Body Composition Case Studies Prospective Studies

Most Recent Papers

Current perspectives on the etiology and manifestation of the “silent” component of the Female Athlete Triad

Rebecca Mallinson, Mary Jane De Souza, International Journal of Women's Health

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

Indices of Resting Metabolic Rate Accurately Reflect Energy Deficiency in Exercising Women.

Strock NCA, K Koltun, E Southmayd, Nancy Williams, Mary Jane De Souza, 2020, International journal of sport nutrition and exercise metabolism on p. 1-11

Female Athlete Triad Coalition Cumulative Risk Assessment Tool: Proposed alternative scoring strategies.

K Koltun, Nancy Williams, Mary Jane De Souza, 2020, Applied physiology, nutrition, and metabolism = Physiologie appliquee, nutrition et metabolisme

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

Strock NCA, K Koltun, R Mallinson, Nancy Williams, Mary Jane De Souza, 2020, Scandinavian journal of medicine & science in sports

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.

K Koltun, Mary Jane De Souza, J Scheid, Nancy Williams, 2020, The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism

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

T Clissold, J Cronin, Mary Jane De Souza, Doug Wilson, P Winwood, 2019, Clinical biomechanics (Bristol, Avon) on p. 1-8

Discriminating hypothalamic oligomenorrhea/amenorrhea from hyperandrogenic oligomenorrhea/amenorrhea in exercising women.

K Koltun, N Williams williams, J Scheid, Mary Jane De Souza, 2019, Applied physiology, nutrition, and metabolism = Physiologie appliquee, nutrition et metabolisme

The Role of Energy Availability in Reproductive Function in the Female Athlete Triad and Extension of its Effects to Men: An Initial Working Model of a Similar Syndrome in Male Athletes.

Mary Jane De Souza, K Koltun, Nancy Williams, 2019, Sports medicine (Auckland, N.Z.) on p. 125-137

Most-Cited Papers

High prevalence of subtle and severe menstrual disturbances in exercising women

Mary Jane De Souza, Rebecca Jane Mallinson, J. L. Scheid, E. O'Donnell, S. L. West, Nancy Williams, 2010, Human Reproduction on p. 491-503

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, American Journal of Sports Medicine on p. 949-958

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

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 - Endocrinology and Metabolism on p. E29-E39

Estrogen and progesterone exposure is reduced in response to energy deficiency in women aged 25-40 years

Nancy Williams, J. L. Reed, H. J. Leidy, Richard Legro, Mary Jane De Souza, 2010, Human Reproduction on p. 2328-2339

Estrogen and peptide YY are associated with bone mineral density in premenopausal exercising women

J. L. Scheid, Rebecca Jane Mallinson, G. Ducher, J. C. Gibbs, Nancy Williams, Mary Jane De Souza, 2011, Bone on p. 194-201

A case report of recovery of menstrual function following a nutritional intervention in two exercising women with amenorrhea of varying duration

Rebecca J. Mallinson, Nancy I. Williams, Marion P. Olmsted, Jennifer L. Scheid, Emily S. Riddle, Mary Jane De Souza, 2013, Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition

Effects of exercise combined with caloric restriction on inflammatory cytokines

Jennifer L. Reed, Mary Jane De Souza, Nancy Williams, 2010, Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism on p. 573-582