Understanding the Relative Energy Deficiency in Sports (RED-S)
Master of Physiotherapy, Musculoskeletal Disorders and Sports, The Oxford College of Physiotherapy, Bangalore, India
*Corresponding Author: Jasrah Javed, Master of Physiotherapy, Musculoskeletal Disorders and Sports, The Oxford College of Physiotherapy, Bangalore, India.
May 16, 2022; Published: June 01, 2022
The term RED-S first described by the International Olympic committee in the year 2014  is the ‘Relative Energy Deficiency in Sports’ occurring as the consequences of altered physiological functioning causing abnormal metabolic rates, bone health changes, altered immunity and protein synthesis along with a compromised cardiovascular health and psychological health issues . The condition of RED-S is believed to occur as a result of insufficient caloric intake and/or excessive energy expenditure.
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