KirstyElliottSale-NTU-Ph.D

Kirsty Elliot-Sale

Ph.D

Women's Health

Nottingham, England
/ English
Kirsty Elliot-Sale has more than 20 years of experience working predominately with females, particularly with elite female athletes and maternal populations. She has an international reputation in female endocrinology and musculoskeletal physiology, as well as expertise in exercise physiology with specific regards to the design and implementation of exercise-based interventions.

Biography

Dr Elliott-Sale completed her undergraduate degree and PhD at Liverpool John Moores University. She worked as a Lecturer at two university before undertaking a four-year Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship at Kings College London. Dr Elliott-Sale joined NTU in September 2009 as a Senior Lecturer on a part-time basis; since then she has been promoted to Associate Professor and now works full-time, both in Sport Science and as Postgraduate Research Tutor.

Dr Elliott-Sale is the Head of the Musculoskeletal Physiology Research Group and the Postgraduate Research Tutor for the School of Science and Technology. She teaches mainly in the areas of Exercise Physiology and particularly in Female Physiology, Performance, and Health. She has more than 20 years of experience working predominately with females, particularly with elite female athletes and maternal populations. Dr Elliott-Sale has an international reputation in female endocrinology and musculoskeletal physiology, as well as expertise in exercise physiology with specific regards to the design and implementation of exercise-based interventions.

Interest in the following research areas:

  • The effects of menstrual cycle phase an oral contraceptives on athletic performance
  • Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport and the Female Athlete Triad
  • Maternal Obesity: exercise and nutrition-based interventions for weight management during and following pregnancy
  • Musculoskeletal Health and Metabolism: the bone metabolic responses to strenuous exercise and feeding
  1. Nédélec E, Foli E, Shultz SJ, Swinton PA, Dolan E, Enright K, Piasecki J, Matthews JJ, Sale C, Elliott-Sale KJ. Effect of menstrual cycle phase, menstrual irregularities and hormonal contraceptive use on anterior knee laxity and non-contact anterior cruciate ligament injury occurrence in women: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ Open Sport Exerc Med. 2021 Oct 29;7(4):e001170. doi: 10.1136/bmjsem-2021-001170. PMID: 34745647; PMCID: PMC8559120. Open access article: Click here!
  2. Elliott-Sale KJ, McNulty KL, Ansdell P, Goodall S, Hicks KM, Thomas K, Swinton PA, Dolan E. The Effects of Oral Contraceptives on Exercise Performance in Women: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Sports Med. 2020 Oct;50(10):1785-1812. doi: 10.1007/s40279-020-01317-5. PMID: 32666247; PMCID: PMC7497464. Open access article: Click here!
  3. Elliott-Sale KJ, Barnett CT, Sale C. Exercise interventions for weight management during pregnancy and up to 1 year postpartum among normal weight, overweight and obese women: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Br J Sports Med. 2015 Oct;49(20):1336-42. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2014-093875. Epub 2014 Nov 18. PMID: 25406335.

 

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