A Bone of Contention: Female Athlete Triad vs. RED-S

In early 2014, the International Olympic  Committee (IOC) published a consensus statement that introduced the term "Relative  Energy Deficiency in Sport" (RED-S) to describe what is currently called the  Female Athlete Triad. The IOC authors intended for RED-S to be a more  comprehensive, broader definition, which includes the Female Athlete Triad. Since  then, the two terms have come under scrutiny and reassessment. This article  presents a summary of the debate surrounding the Female Athlete Triad and  RED-S.

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