{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Low Energy Availability in Athletes: Understanding Undereating and its Concerns

Activity Steps

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Describe low energy availability (LEA) and the model of Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (REDs).
  2. Recognize causes of LEA.
  3. Select treatment and prevention strategies for LEA and REDs.

Learning Outcomes

Seventy-five percent of participants will be able to demonstrate knowledge about low energy availability in athletes by achieving a posttest score of 70% or greater.
Price: $21.95


  • ANCC 2.0 CH
  • DC - BON 2.0 CH
  • FL - BON 2.0 CH
  • GA - BON 2.0 CH
  • NM - BON 2.0 CH
  • SC - BON 2.0 CH
  • WV - BOERN 2.0 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, Georgia Board of Nursing, New Mexico Board of Nursing, South Carolina Board of Nursing, and West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses, #50-1223.

Test Code: NT0323
Published: Mar/Apr 2023
Expires: 3/6/2026
Sources: Nutrition Today
Required Passing Score: 7/10 (70%)
Authors: Megan A. Kuikman, MSc; Louise M. Burke, PhD, APD