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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Female Athlete Triad Syndrome Exercise Luteinizing Hormone Return To Sport Therapeutics Consensus Bone Density Metabolic Bone Diseases Athletes Sports San Francisco Basal Metabolism Congresses Glucuronides Amenorrhea Physicians Luteal Phase Energy Intake Eating Guidelines Menstrual Cycle Bone And Bones Energy Randomized Controlled Trials Feeding Behavior

Most Recent Papers

The association of leptin with unique measures of body composition distribution in exercising women

K. Koltun, H.C. Allaway, Nancy Williams, M De Souza,

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

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

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

Physical Education Teacher Education in Kinesiology: Past, Present, and Future

Melinda Solmon, Kim Graber, Amelia Woods, N Williams, Thomas Templin, Sarah Price, Alison Weimer, 2020,

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

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

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

Indices of resting metabolic rate accurately reflect energy deficiency in exercising women

Nicole C.A. Strock, Kristen J. Koltun, Emily A. Southmayd, Nancy I. Williams, Mary Jane de Souza, 2020, International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism on p. 14-24

Rethinking the concept of an energy availability threshold and its role in the female athlete triad

Mary Jane De Souza, Nancy Williams, Kristen Koltun, Nicole Strock, 2020, Current Opinions in Physiology

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

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

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

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

Low bone density risk is higher in exercising women with multiple triad risk factors

Jenna C. Gibbs, Aurelia Nattiv, Michelle T. Barrack, Nancy I. Williams, Mitchell J. Rauh, Jeanne F. Nichols, Mary Jane De Souza, 2014, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise on p. 167-176

Changes in energy availability across the season in Division I female soccer players

Jennifer L. Reed, Mary Jane de Souza, Nancy I. Williams, 2013, Journal of Sports Sciences on p. 314-324

Misunderstanding the female athlete triad

Mary Jane De Souza, Nancy I. Williams, Aurelia Nattiv, Elizabeth Joy, Madhusmita Misra, Anne B. Loucks, Gordon Matheson, Marion P. Olmsted, Michelle Barrack, Rebecca J. Mallinson, Jenna C. Gibbs, Marci Goolsby, Jeanne F. Nichols, Barbara Drinkwater, Charlotte Sanborn, Rosemary Agostini, Carol L. Otis, Mimi D. Johnson, Anne Zeni Hoch, Julia M.K. Alleyne, L. Tyler Wadsworth, Karsten Koehler, Jaci Van Heest, Paula Harvey, Amanda K.Weiss Kelly, Michael Fredericson, George A. Brooks, Emma O'Donnell, Lisa R. Callahan, Margot Putukian, Lauren Costello, Suzanne Hecht, Mitchell J. Rauh, Jacalyn McComb, 2014, British Journal of Sports Medicine on p. 1461-1465

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