Relative energy deficiency in sport - recognition and next steps infographic

Relative energy deficiency in sport (RED-S) is a condition of low energy availability affecting male and female athletes of all levels and ages. It has wide ranging adverse effects on all bodily systems and can seriously compromise long term health and performance.

As part of a recent blog on the British Journal of Sports Medicine website an infographic was published, this can raise awareness amongst healthcare professionals, coaches, athletes and also parents and other club members. Clubs may wish to download and use this infographic in their club houses.

Click here to download a copy of the infographic – Relative energy deficiency in sport – recognition and next steps – PDF 982kB

Click here to read the full blog on the British Journal of Sports Medicine website on Relative energy deficiency in sport (RED-S): recognition and next steps.

This blog and resource was produced by Emily Dudgeon. Emily competed at the World Junior Championships and Commonwealth Games as an athlete, and currently works as a junior doctor.