Female Athlete Triad – Jennifer Carlson, MD – Stanford University

The female athlete triad is comprised of three connected issues: negative energy status, menstrual irregularities, and low bone mineral density.

Dr. Jennifer Carlson is a Clinical Associate Professor at Stanford University, Stanford School of Medicine. Her research focuses on the female athlete triad, adolescents and eating disorders, athletes and supplemental use, and the effects of sports involvement on adolescent self-esteem. Her clinical focus is on adolescent medicine. She is currently involved with the Yael’s Running Club, Mountain View, which is an after school running club for middle school girls Learn more about Dr. Carlson here.