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 Amenorrhea Life Style Estrogens Female Athlete Triad Syndrome Weights And Measures Health Bone And Bones Menstrual Cycle Caloric Restriction Return To Sport Androgens Haplorhini Progesterone Consensus Basal Metabolism San Francisco Fats Bone Density Clomiphene Energy Metabolism

Most Recent Papers

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

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 Williams, 2018, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise on p. 551-561

Impact of hormonal contraception and weight loss on high-density lipoprotein cholesterol efflux and lipoprotein particles in women with polycystic ovary syndrome

Anuja Dokras, Martin Playford, Penny Margaret Kris-Etherton, Allen Kunselman, Christy M. Stetter, Nancy Williams, Carol Gnatuk, Stephanie Estes, David B. Sarwer, Kelly C. Allison, Christos Coutifaris, Nehal Mehta, Richard Legro, 2017, Clinical Endocrinology on p. 739-746

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

Less-than-expected weight loss in normal-weight women undergoing caloric restriction and exercise is accompanied by preservation of fat-free mass and metabolic adaptations

K. Koehler, Mary Jane De Souza, Nancy Williams, 2017, European Journal of Clinical Nutrition on p. 365-371

The science of healthy menstruation in exercising women

Nancy Williams, Clara V. Etter, Jay L. Lieberman, 2017, Kinesiology Review on p. 78-90

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

Karsten Koehler, Nancy Williams, Rebecca Jane 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 Margaret Kris-Etherton, Allen Kunselman, Christy M. Stetter, Nancy Williams, Carol Gnatuk, Stephanie Estes, Jennifer Anne Fleming, Christos Coutifaris, Richard 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 Legro, William Dodson, Allen Kunselman, Christy M. Stetter, Penny Margaret Kris-Etherton, Nancy Williams, Carol Gnatuk, Stephanie 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

High-Impact 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 Williams, Rebecca Jane 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 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

Maturation time of new granule cells in the dentate gyrus of adult macaque monkeys exceeds six months

Shawn J. Kohler, Nancy I. Williams, Gregory B. Stanton, Judy L. Cameron, William T. Greenough, 2011, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. 10326-10331

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

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 Williams, Rebecca Jane Mallinson, Jenna C. Gibbs, Marion Olmsted, Marci Goolsby, Gordon Matheson, 2014, Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine on p. 96-119

Elevated PYY is associated with energy deficiency and indices of subclinical disordered eating in exercising women with hypothalamic amenorrhea

Jennifer L. Scheid, Nancy Williams, Sarah L. West, Jaci L. VanHeest, Mary Jane De Souza, 2009, Appetite on p. 184-192

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