Female Athlete Research

The Female Athlete Program at Stanford University is dedicated to advancing research fostering innovation for female athletes of all ages. Our research encompasses mental health, nutrition, bone health with an emphasis on the Female Athlete Triad (Triad) and Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (RED-S). 

Highlighted Work

Skorseth P, Segovia N, Hastings K, Kraus E (October 2020) Prevalence of Female Athlete Triad Risk Factors and Iron Supplementation Among High School Distance Runners: Results From a Triad Risk Screening Tool. Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine 8(10). doi: 10.1177/2325967120959725.

Krabak BJ, Roberts WO, Tenforde AS, Ackerman KE, Adami PE, Baggish AL, Barrack M, Cianca J, Davis I, D'Hemecourt P, Fredericson M, Goldman JT, Harrast MA, Heiderscheit BC, Hollander K, Kraus E, Luke A, Miller E, Moyer M, Rauh MJ, Toresdahl BG, Wasfy MM. (October 29, 2020) Youth running consensus statement: minimising risk of injury and illness in youth runners. Br J Sports Med. bjsports-2020-102518. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2020-102518. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33122252.

Faculty Contact

Dr Emily Kraus

Research Contact

Abby McIntyre

amcinty@stanford.edu