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 Therapeutics Consensus Return To Sport Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Oral Contraceptives Amenorrhea Weight Loss Athletes Weight Oligomenorrhea Health Androgens Life Style Randomized Controlled Trials San Francisco Sports Exercise Oral Contraceptive Congresses Physicians Bone Density Bone And Bones Metabolic Bone Diseases Clomiphene

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,

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, R Mallinson, Strock NCA, K Koltun, M Olmsted, E Ricker, J Scheid, H Allaway, D Mallinson, P Kuruppumullage Don, N Williams, 2021, Human Reproduction on p. 2285-2297

The Male Athlete Triad-A Consensus Statement From the Female and Male Athlete Triad Coalition Part II: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Return-To-Play

Michael Fredericson, Andrea Kussman, Madhusmita Misra, Michelle T. Barrack, Mary Jane De Souza, Emily Kraus, Kristen J. Koltun, Nancy I. Williams, Elizabeth Joy, Aurelia Nattiv, 2021, Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine on p. 349-366

The Male Athlete Triad-A Consensus Statement From the Female and Male Athlete Triad Coalition Part 1: Definition and Scientific Basis

Aurelia Nattiv, Mary Jane De Souza, Kristen J. Koltun, Madhusmita Misra, Andrea Kussman, Nancy I. Williams, Michelle T. Barrack, Emily Kraus, Elizabeth Joy, Michael Fredericson, 2021, Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine on p. 335-348

Lifestyle modifications alone or combined with hormonal contraceptives improve sexual dysfunction in women with polycystic ovary syndrome

Marissa Steinberg Weiss, Andrea Hsu Roe, Kelly C. Allison, William C. Dodson, Penny M. Kris-Etherton, Allen R. Kunselman, Christy M. Stetter, Nancy I. Williams, Carol L. Gnatuk, Stepanie J. Estes, David B. Sarwer, Christos Coutifaris, Richard S. Legro, Anuja Dokras, 2021, Fertility and Sterility on p. 474-482

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

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

Kristen J. Koltun, Nancy I. Williams, Jennifer L. Scheid, Mary Jane De Souza, 2020, Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism on p. 707-714

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

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 on p. E29-E39

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

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

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