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“Hormones, Health and Human Potential: A guide to understanding your hormones to optimise your health and performance” published 28 October 2022 Available on Amazon
Keay N, Latz A, Slee A Case study reports of correlates of the risk of low energy availability, menstrual cycle hormone function and glucose control in female exercisers ResearchGate 2023 DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.14929.81769
Colangelo J, Smith A, Buadze A, Keay N, Liebrenz M. Mental Health Disorders in Ultra Endurance Athletes per ICD-11 Classifications: A Review of an Overlooked Community in Sports Psychiatry. Sports. 2023; 11(3):52. https://doi.org/10.3390/sports11030052
Francis G, Keay N. Individual Hormone Variation During the Menstrual Cycle. ResearchGate. January 2023
N Keay, G Francis. Personalising Female Hormone Health. Post Reproductive Health. Journal of the British Menopause Society. Vol 28, issue 3 September 2022
Menstrual disturbances in British Servicewomen: A cross-sectional observational study of prevalence and risk factors. Frontiers in Nutrition 2022 (9) https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fnut.2022.984541 DOI 10.3389/fnut.2022.984541 ISSN 2296-861X
N Keay. Personalising Female Footballer Hormone Health, Football Medicine & Performance 2022
Relative energy deficiency in sport (RED-S) British Journal of General Practice 2022; 72 (719): 295-297. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3399/bjgp22X719777
Keay N, Craghill E, Francis G Female Football Specific Energy Availability Questionnaire and Menstrual Cycle Hormone Monitoring. Sports Injr Med 2022; 6: 177. DOI: 10.29011/2576-9596.100177
DOI: 10.28933/ijsmr-2022-04-2205, , Clinical application of monitoring indicators of female dancer health, including application of artificial intelligence in female hormone networks. Internal Journal of Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2022; 5:24.
https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.09.25.21263895, , Clinical application of interactive monitoring of indicators of health in professional dancers J Forensic Biomech, Vol.12 Iss.5 No:1000380
Jurov I, Keay N, Rauter S. Severe Reduction of Energy Availability in Controlled Conditions Causes Poor Endurance Performance, Impairs Explosive Power and Affects Hormonal Status in Trained Male Endurance Athletes. Applied Sciences. 2021; 11(18):8618. https://doi.org/10.3390/app11188618
A Proposal for a Standardized Approach to Inducing Low Energy Availability in Athletes Jurov I, Keay N, Hadžić V, Rauter S. Appl. Sci. 2021
Relationship between energy availability, energy conservation and cognitive restraint with performance measures in male endurance athletes March 2021 Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition Juro I, Keay N, Hadzic V et al DOI: 10.1186/s12970-021-00419-3
Indicators and correlates of low energy availability in male and female dancers. Keay, Francis, AusDancersOverseas BMJ Open in Sports and Exercise Medicine 2020 doi:https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.06.28.20141580
Bone health risk assessment in a clinical setting: an evaluation of a new screening tool for active populations Keay, Francis, Hind MOJSports Medicine 2022;5(3):84-88. doi: 10.15406/mojsm.2022.05.00125
Managing Type 1 Diabetes in the Active Population British Journal Sports Meddicine bjsports-2019-101368 http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bjsports-2019-101368
Why Elite Cyclist should talk to Astronauts, Durham University
Clinical evaluation of education relating to nutrition and skeletal loading in competitive male road cyclists at risk of relative energy deficiency in sports (RED-S): 6-month randomised controlled trial Keay, Francis, Hind BMJ Open Sports and Exercise Medicine 2019
Infographic. Energy availability: concept, control and consequences in relative energy deficiency in sport (RED-S) Keay, Francis British Journal Sports Medicine 2019
Low energy availability assessed by a sport-specific questionnaire and clinical interview indicative of bone health, endocrine profile and cycling performance in competitive male cyclists Keay, Francis, Hind BMJ Open Sports and Exercise Medicine 2018
Health4Performance British Association Sport and Exercise Medicine Open access information website on Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport and Dance. For athletes, dancers, parents, coaches and healthcare professionals
High Prevalence and Magnitude of Rapid Weight Loss in Mixed Martial Arts Athletes International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism 2019
Infographic. Relative energy deficiency in sport: an infographic guide BJSM 2019
Keay N, Frost M, Blake G, Patel R, Fogelman I. The effects of exercise training on bone mineral accumulation: a 3 year prospective study of peripubertal ballet dancers, musical theatre dancers and control girls.
Keay N. The modifiable factors affecting bone mineral accumulation in girls: the paradoxical effect of exercise on bone. Nutrition Bulletin 2000, vol 25, no 3. 219-222.
Keay N The effects of exercise training on bone mineral accumulation in adolescent girls. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research. Vol 15, suppl 1 2000.
R. Dall S. Longobardi C. Ehrnborg N. Keay et al The Effect of Four Weeks of Supraphysiological Growth Hormone Administration on the Insulin-Like Growth Factor Axis in Women and Men Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism 2000 85 (11): 4193-4200
Keay N, Logobardi S, Ehrnborg C et al. Growth hormone (GH) effects on bone and collagen turnover in healthy adults and its potential as a marker of GH abuse in sport: a double blind, placebo controlled study. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 85 (4) 1505-1512. 2000.
Keay N, Frost M, Blake G, Patel R, Fogelman I. Study of the factors influencing the accumulation of bone mineral density in girls. Osteoporosis International. 2000 vol 11, suppl 1. S31.
Wallace J, Cuneo R, Keay N, Sonksen P. Responses of markers of bone and collagen turnover to exercise, growth hormone (GH) administration and GH withdrawal in trained adult males. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism 2000. 85 (1): 124-33.
Keay N. Skeletal changes in dancers. Osteoporosis International 1999 vol 9, no 4, 371.
Keay N. The effects of growth hormone misuse/abuse. Use and abuse of hormonal agents: Sport 1999. Vol 7, no 3, 11-12.
Wallace J, Cuneo R, Baxter R, Orskov H, Keay N, Sonksen P. Responses of the growth hormone (GH) and insulin-like factor axis to exercise, GH administration and GH withdrawal in trained adult males: a potential test for GH abuse in sport. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism 1999. 84 (10): 3591-601.
Keay N, Logobardi S, Ehrnborg C et al. Growth hormone (GH) effects on bone and collagen turnover in healthy adults and its potential usefulness as in the detection of GH abuse in sport: a double blind, placebo controlled study. Endocrine Society Conference 1999.
New S, Samuel A, Lowe S, Keay N. Nutrient intake and bone health in ballet dancers and healthy age matched controls: preliminary findings from a longitudinal study on peak bone mass development in adolescent females, Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 1998
Wallace J, Cuneo R, Keay N. Bone markers and growth hormone abuse in athletes. Growth hormone and IGF Research, vol 8: 4: 348.
Cuneo R, Wallace J, Keay N. Use of bone markers to detect growth hormone abuse in sport. Proceedings of Annual Scientific Meeting, Endocrine Society of Australia. August 1998, vol 41, p55.
Keay N, Fogelman I, Blake G. Effects of dance training on development, endocrine status and bone mineral density in young girls. Current Research in Osteoporosis and bone mineral measurement 103, June 1998.
Jenkins P, Taylor L, Keay N. Decreased serum leptin levels in females dancers are affected by menstrual status. Annual Meeting of the Endocrine Society. June 1998.
Keay N, Dancing through adolescence. Editorial, British Journal of Sports Medicine, vol 32 no 3 196-7, September 1998.
Keay N, Effects of dance training on development, endocrine status and bone mineral density in young girls, Journal of Endocrinology, November 1997, vol 155, OC15.
Keay N, Fogelman I, Blake G. Bone mineral density in professional female dancers. British Journal of Sports Medicine, vol 31 no2, 143-7, June 1997.
Keay N. Bone mineral density in professional female dancers. IOC World Congress on Sports Sciences. October 1997.
Keay N, Bone Mineral Density in Professional Female Dancers, Journal of Endocrinology, November 1996, volume 151, supplement p5.
Keay N, Bone Mineral Density in Female Dancers, abstract Clinical Science, Volume 91, no1, July 1996, 20p.
Keay N, Dancers, Periods and Osteoporosis, Dancing Times, September 1995, 1187-1189
Keay N, A study of Dancers, Periods and Osteoporosis, Dance Gazette, Issue 3, 1996, 47
Keay N, Medicine and the Dancing Profession, The Dancing Times April 1991, 666-7
Pearson RM , Keay NJ, Medicine and the performing arts. Medical problems of ballet
Regular reviews for British Journal of Sports Medicine and British Association of Sport and Exercise Medicine including
Energy Availability in Dancers
What’s so good about menstrual cycles?
Teaching module on RED-S for BASEM as CPD for Sports Physicians
Contributions to following books
The Midlife Cyclist. Phil Clavell
Sports and Exercise Medicine. Chapter on Endocrinology. An essential guide. Routledge 2023
Sport, Exercise, and Musculoskeletal Medicine. Oxford Specialty Training: Revision Texts Oxford University press 2022
Vibrant Dancer. Contribution with chapters on hormones and health. Available on Amazon
Articles in the press
Osteoporosis News 2023
Ten ways to improve your Hormone Health. Peta Bea Reviewing “Hormones, Health and Human Potential” The Times 2022
Peak Sporting Performance Dr Nicola Keay. Issuu. NHEHS Alumnae Newsletter 2022
Fit to Dance? Report of National inquiry into dancers’ health
Fit to Dance 2 Dance UK
Fit but fragile. National Osteoporosis Society
Bone health and fractures in children. National Osteoporosis Society
Your body your risk. Dance UK
Bare bones – the facts about the silent epidemic: osteoporosis
Strenuous exercise and bone health. The Independent
Breaking Pointe Marie Claire no.153 May 2001