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Supporting Girls Through Puberty

2-part Webinar on 7th & 14th November 1-3pm - Recorded

Dates & Venues

    This is a 2-part Webinar on 7th & 14th November 1-3pm. The webinars are also recorded.

    Periods, menstrual cycle symptoms, breast development & body image are some of the reasons that girls miss school, lose confidence and why over 40% of girls drop out of physical activity during puberty. Even for talented academics, performers or athletes, they can impact their ability to fulfil their potential. 

    Covering health, wellbeing and performance issues, together with their implications for school life, physical activity, participation & sport. This is an evidenced based series of talks with plenty of practical tips so that you can use this knowledge straight away in School.

    Programme

    Session 1 with Dr. Emma Ross 7th November 1pm

    • Puberty – why do girls drop out of sport during puberty and what can you do to create an environment that supports all girls.
    • Menstrual Cycle – how can our cycle be our superpower and how can we manage troublesome symptoms
    • Hormonal Contraception – what are the physical and mental health effects of using hormonal contraception and what do PE teachers need to know about this?
    • Female Fuelling – what does healthy nutrition look like for girls and why do PE teachers play such an important role. 

    Session 2 with Dr. Emma Ross and Baz Moffat 14th November 1pm

    • Sports Bra’s and Kit – hot to make sure that these are not a barrier to participation or performance
    • Pelvic health – pelvic floor dysfunction is totally normal in sport but not OK and we’ll cover what ‘non-specialists’ can do to create a culture where it is not a taboo topic.
    • Injury and Concussion – why are girls more likely to be suffer joint injury and concussion and what can be done about this?
    • ACT Braver – how to put all this knowledge together in a way that feels appropriate and safe for everyone.
    Prices

    INDIVIDUAL £100
    SCHOOL SUBSCRIPTION  £200 (log in on up to five separate devices)  

    Price excludes VAT

    Contact the office on 015395 60060 for School Subcription or email  

    Course runs 1pm until 3pm. These sessions will also be recorded and available to view for 7 days after the Webinars.

    Tutors

    Dr Emma Ross

    Dr Emma Ross is co-founder of The Well.  She has 10 years of experience leading the physiology team at the English Institute of Sport, where she did pioneering work in female health with the Olympic and Paralympic Teams. Emma is now the winner of the Sunday Times Sports Women of the Year – Change Maker award for all of the pioneering work she has done in this field. Former GB rower and women’s health coach Baz Moffat will contribute insight from her wide experience of working with teenage girls and those that support them.

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    Baz Moffat

    Baz Moffat

    Baz is a former GB international rower, winning medals in the World Championships and World Rowing Cup. Her first-hand experience is that existing best practice in sport is not tailored for the female mind or body: she now works with women to improve health and happiness in both athletic preparation, and in life.

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