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Professor Kirsty Elliott-Sale

Professor Elliott-Sale completed her undergraduate degree and PhD [Exercise Physiology] at Liverpool John Moores University. Her PhD examined the effects of female reproductive hormones on muscle strength and since then her work has primarily focused on female athletes. She worked as a Lecturer at Brunel University and the University of Brighton, before undertaking a four-year Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship at Kings College London. Professor Elliott-Sale joined Nottingham Trent University (NTU) in 2009.

In addition to her research on female athletes, which includes the menstrual cycle, hormonal contraceptives, the Female Athlete Triad and Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport, her work in recent years has involved designing and implementing exercise interventions during and following pregnancy in a variety of populations including servicewomen (i.e., military personnel), athletes, and women with obesity. She has co-authored numerous peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, expert statements and editorials on/for sportswomen. In addition, she is an advisor for the English Institute of Sport and the Football Association and is on several special interest groups and advisory boards related to female athletes. She is a Professor of Female Exercise Physiology and the Head of the Musculoskeletal Physiology Research Group at NTU.

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