Female athletes have unique considerations when it comes to meeting energy requirements & designing appropriate nutrition strategies. This module offers a comprehensive look at the factors to consider for female energy needs as well as the essential micronutrients women need to support overall health and well-being. We explore the risk factors for body image issues facing females and discuss strategies to promote a positive self-image for our female athletes. Additionally, we will delve into the fascinating topic of how the menstrual cycle affects food intake and athletic performance. This module is essential for exercise physiologists to better understand and support the female athletes they work with.
Total Time: 63-68 minutes CSEP PDCs: 2
This course is delivered through our partner, Performance Nutrition Academy, Ltd. After purchasing it, you will receive a separate email inviting you to create an account in their Online Learning platform and a link to access the course in which you enrolled.
Content of these courses was developed by the Registered Sport & Performance Dietitians of Performance Nutrition Academy, and has undergone review by a panel of CSEP topic experts to ensure scientific accuracy. This partnership was made possible with independent financial support* from the Canadian Sugar Institute Nutrition information Centre, a non-profit association managed by registered dietitians and nutrition researchers that aims to gather and share up-to-date research and evidence-based information about sugars, nutrition, and health.
* The Canadian Sugar Institute (CSI) did not have a role in the content or curricular development of these courses. The views expressed in these courses are those of the facilitators and not of CSI.