Dr. Nicky Keay BA, MA(Cantab), MB BChir, MRCP
is a sport and dance endocrinologist with 20 years of extensive clinical and research experience working with professional ballet dancers and elite athletes. Nicky is currently working to monitor female athlete menstrual cycles through athlete health management systems to reduce female athletes’ injury risk. She is a published author of numerous scientific articles, provides regular reviews for the British Journal of Sports Medicine and is a go-to expert when it comes to the risks of energy deficiency in sports and the female athlete.
Nicky received her medical training at Cambridge University and is a member of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP). She was nominated as a top healthcare professional for dancers by the National Institute of Dance Medicine and Science in August 2018.
Her published medical research includes the effects of training and nutrition on the endocrine system and body composition and bone mineral density. She has received medical scholarships for her Sport/Dance and Exercise Medicine research which has been utilised by Sports Medicine Centres and Universities around the world.
She is also an Honorary Fellow of the Department of Sport and Exercise Sciences at Durham University, a Member of the British Association Sport and Exercise Medicine and the National Institute of Dance Medicine and Science