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 Female Athlete Triad Syndrome Estrogens Amenorrhea Oral Contraceptives Weight Loss Therapeutics Hormones Menstrual Cycle Bone Density Progesterone Energy Intake Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Caloric Restriction Sports Glucuronides Clomiphene Luteal Phase Life Style Consensus Estrone Ovulation Breast Neoplasms Athletes Bone And Bones

Most Recent Papers

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

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

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

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

A healthy administrative triad: Hiring, evaluating, and retaining Kinesiology faculty

Jason Carter, Nancy Williams, 2019, Kinesiology Review on p. 281

Female Athlete Triad and Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport: A Focus on Scientific Rigor.

Nancy Williams, K Koltun, Strock NCA, Mary Jane De Souza, 2019, Exercise and sport sciences reviews on p. 197-205

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, 2019, The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism

Response.

Nancy Williams, Mary Jane De Souza, 2019, Medicine and science in sports and exercise on p. 1791

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

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

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

Exercise lowers estrogen and progesterone levels in premenopausal women at high risk of breast cancer

D. A. Kossman, N. I. Williams, S. M. Domchek, M. S. Kurzer, J. E. Stopfer, K. H. Schmitz, 2011, Journal of applied physiology on p. 1687-1693