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 Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Amenorrhea Oral Contraceptives Life Style Return To Sport Consensus Bone Density Weight Loss Exercise Luteinizing Hormone Androgens Oligomenorrhea Basal Metabolism San Francisco Sports Eating Congresses Health Physicians Randomized Controlled Trials Contraceptive Agents Luteal Phase Guidelines

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,

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

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

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

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. 1-11

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

Female athlete triad coalition cumulative risk assessment tool: Proposed alternative scoring strategies

Kristen J. Koltun, Nancy I. Williams, Mary Jane De Souza, 2020, Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism on p. 1324-1331

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, American 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

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

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

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: A randomized double-blind study

Gwinnett Ladson, William Dodson, Stephanie D. Sweet, Anthony E. Archibong, Allen Kunselman, Laurence Demers, Nancy Williams, Ponjola Coney, Richard Legro, 2011, Fertility and Sterility on p. 1059-66.e1-7

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 Williams, Rebecca Jane 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