Dr. Nicola Keay 

Nicky is the author of “Health Hormones and Human Potential: A guide to understanding your hormones to optimise your health and performance”. Nicky graduated and qualified in medicine from Cambridge University. Nicky is currently an Honorary Clinical Lecturer, Division of Medicine, University College London. She lectures and researches in areas of exercise endocrinology, with publications in this field. Nicky’s clinical endocrine work is mainly with exercisers, dancers and athletes, with a focus on relative energy deficiency in sport (REDs) and athletes navigating perimenopause/menopause. Nicky works to provide a more personalised approach for hormone health.

Nicky authored the British Association of Sports and Exercise Medicine (BASEM) Health4performance.co.uk online resource and has produced courses for young feamle athletes and their coaches, endorsed by BASEM. Nicky is medical advisor to Scottish Ballet and a keen dancer herself taking 4 ballet classes per week.