Skip to main content

Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (RED-S): Evaluating the Impact on Health and Performance

Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (RED-S): Evaluating the Impact on Health and Performance

About This Webinar:

Relative energy deficiency in sport (RED-S) is an often-unrecognized disorder occurring in athletes across genders that can include but is not limited to, impaired physiological function related to immune status, cardiovascular health, bone health, and metabolic issues related to relative energy deficiency. This webinar discusses how RED-S impacts health and sports performance and highlights practical recommendations for understanding, evaluating, and educating athletes, active people, and health and sports professionals.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Define relative energy deficiency in sport (RED-S).
  2. Describe the key factors in assessing RED-S in athletes and active people.
  3. Explain how RED-S impacts health and sports performance in athletes and active people.
  4. Calculate energy availability.


Susan Kundrat, MS, RDN, LDN

Clinical Professor of Kinesiology, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Susan Kundrat’s major focus is undergraduate education related to nutrition. As a Registered Dietitian, her expertise includes sports nutrition, wellness nutrition, integrative nutrition, nutrition communications, corporate nutrition, health promotion, and weight management.

CE credit is available.

RSVP to Register!

Please RSVP for this free webinar here:

The connection information will be emailed to you once you RSVP.

Who Is Attending

Add Comment

Comments (0)


About the Extension Foundation

The Extension Foundation was formed in 2006 by Extension Directors and Administrators. Today, the Foundation partners with Cooperative Extension through liaison roles and a formal plan of work with the Extension Committee on Organization and Policy (ECOP) to increase system capacity while providing programmatic services, and helping Extension programs scale and investigate new methods and models for implementing programs. The Foundation provides professional development to Cooperative Extension professionals and offers exclusive services to its members. In 2020 and 2021, the Extension Foundation has awarded 85% of its direct funding back to the Cooperative Extension System, 100% of funds are used to support Cooperative Extension initiatives. 

This technology is supported in part by New Technologies for Ag Extension (funding opportunity no. USDA-NIFA-OP-010186), grant no. 2023-41595-41325 from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or the Extension Foundation. For more information, please visit You can view the terms of useat

Link copied to your clipboard.