Nancy Williams

Professor and Head of Kinesiology

Nancy Williams

Research Summary

Exercise physiology, effects of alterations in energy balance on reproductive function, neuroendocrinology, metabolism, clinical issues pertaining to womens health and reproductive status.

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Exercise Therapeutics Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Weight Loss Oral Contraceptives Estrogens Female Athlete Triad Syndrome Bone And Bones Health Clomiphene Life Style Menstrual Cycle Amenorrhea Glucuronides Caloric Restriction Consensus Sports Fertility San Francisco Progesterone Androgens Return To Sport Bone Density Weights And Measures Ovulation

Most Recent Papers

Comparison of Female Athlete Triad Coalition and RED-S risk assessment tools

Kristen J. Koltun, Nicole C.A. Strock, Emily A. Southmayd, Andrew P. Oneglia, Nancy Williams, Mary Jane De Souza, 2019, Journal of Sports Sciences on p. 2433-2442

Energy Deficiency Suppresses Bone Turnover in Exercising Women with Menstrual Disturbances

Emily A. Southmayd, Nancy I. Williams, Rebecca J. Mallinson, Mary Jane De Souza, 2019, Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism on p. 3131-3145

Rationale and study design of an intervention of increased energy intake in women with exercise-associated menstrual disturbances to improve menstrual function and bone health

Nancy Williams, Rebecca Jane Mallinson, Mary Jane De Souza, 2019, Contemporary Clinical Trials Communications

Capturing detectable relaxin concentrations in eumenorrheic non-pregnant women

Travis Anderson, Sandra J. Shultz, Nancy Williams, Ellen Casey, Zachary Kincaid, Jay L. Lieberman, Laurie Wideman, 2019, Women in Sport and Physical Activity Journal on p. 30-36

Exercise and chemotherapy-induced amenorrhea

Katlynn M. Mathis, Kathleen Sturgeon, Renate Winkels, Joachim Wiskemann, Nancy Williams, Kathryn Schmitz, 2018, Medical Hypotheses on p. 49-53

Menstrual Disruption with Exercise Is Not Linked to an Energy Availability Threshold

Jay L. Lieberman, Mary Jane De Souza, David A. Wagstaff, Nancy I. Williams, 2018, Medicine and science in sports and exercise on p. 551-561

Unique effects of energy versus estrogen deficiency on multiple components of bone strength in exercising women

E. A. Southmayd, Rebecca Jane Mallinson, Nancy Williams, Daniel J. Mallinson, Mary Jane De Souza, 2017, Osteoporosis International on p. 1365-1376

Low resting metabolic rate in exercise-associated amenorrhea is not due to a reduced proportion of highly active metabolic tissue compartments

Karsten Koehler, Nancy I. Williams, Rebecca J. Mallinson, Emily A. Southmayd, Heather C.M. Allaway, Mary Jane de Souza, 2016, American Journal of Physiology - Endocrinology and Metabolism on p. E480-E487

Weight loss and lowering androgens predict improvements in health-related quality of life in women with PCOS

Anuja Dokras, David B. Sarwer, Kelly C. Allison, Lauren Milman, Penny M. Kris-Etherton, Allen R. Kunselman, Christy M. Stetter, Nancy I. Williams, Carol L. Gnatuk, Stephanie J. Estes, Jennifer Fleming, Christos Coutifaris, Richard S. Legro, 2016, Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism on p. 2966-2974

Benefit of delayed fertility therapy with preconception weight loss over immediate therapy in obese women with PCOS

Richard S. Legro, William C. Dodson, Allen R. Kunselman, Christy M. Stetter, Penny M. Kris-Etherton, Nancy I. Williams, Carol L. Gnatuk, Stephanie J. Estes, Kelly C. Allison, David B. Sarwer, Michael P. Diamond, William D. Schlaff, Peter R. Casson, Gregory M. Christman, Kurt T. Barnhart, G. Wright Bates, Rebecca Usadi, Scott Lucidi, Valerie Baker, Heping Zhang, Esther Eisenberg, Christos Coutifaris, Anuja Dokras, 2016, Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism on p. 2658-2666

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

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

Effects of aerobic exercise training on cognitive function and cortical vascularity in monkeys

I. J. Rhyu, J. A. Bytheway, S. J. Kohler, H. Lange, K. J. Lee, J. Boklewski, K. McCormick, Nancy Williams, G. B. Stanton, W. T. Greenough, J. L. Cameron, 2010, Neuroscience on p. 1239-1248

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

The effects of metformin with lifestyle therapy in polycystic ovary syndrome

Gwinnett Ladson, William Dodson, Stephanie D. Sweet, Anthony E. Archibong, Allen Kunselman, Laurence Demers, Nancy Williams, Ponjola Coney, Richard Legro, 2011, Fertility and sterility

Randomized controlled trial of preconception interventions in infertile women with polycystic ovary syndrome

Richard S. Legro, William C. Dodson, Penny M. Kris-Etherton, Allen R. Kunselman, Christy M. Stetter, Nancy I. Williams, Carol L. Gnatuk, Stephanie J. Estes, Jennifer Fleming, Kelly C. Allison, David B. Sarwer, Christos Coutifaris, Anuja Dokras, 2015, Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism on p. 4048-4058

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

Benefit of delayed fertility therapy with preconception weight loss over immediate therapy in obese women with PCOS

Richard S. Legro, William C. Dodson, Allen R. Kunselman, Christy M. Stetter, Penny M. Kris-Etherton, Nancy I. Williams, Carol L. Gnatuk, Stephanie J. Estes, Kelly C. Allison, David B. Sarwer, Michael P. Diamond, William D. Schlaff, Peter R. Casson, Gregory M. Christman, Kurt T. Barnhart, G. Wright Bates, Rebecca Usadi, Scott Lucidi, Valerie Baker, Heping Zhang, Esther Eisenberg, Christos Coutifaris, Anuja Dokras, 2016, Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism on p. 2658-2666

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