BA, MB (Cantab), MB, BChir, MRCP
Honorary Fellow Dept Sport and Exercise Sciences, Durham University
Member British Association Sport and Exercise Medicine
National Institute of Dance Medicine and Science and International Association of Dance Medicine and Science
After studying medicine at Cambridge, Dr Nicky Keay was motivated to apply this understanding to sport & dance. Clinical attachments include sports medicine clinics in Australia and University of Geneva. After passing Membership of the Royal College of Physicians, Nicky trained in Endocrinology gaining extensive clinical and research experience.
As a Research Fellow at St Thomas’ Hospital she was part of the international medical team developing a test for growth hormone doping in athletes. With sport medicine grants, Nicky researched training effects on the Endocrine system which resulted in research publications in Sports Endocrinology.
Nicky recently wrote the British Association of Sport and Exercise Medicine educational website Health4Performance to raise awareness of RED-S, is medical advisor of #TrainBrave campaign and works in a multidisciplinary team at EN:SPIRE clinic in Bath and London for dancers and athletes of all ages and levels. Chief Medical Officer of Forth Edge, providing medical interpretation of blood tests to athletes and exercisers.