Movement Strategies (& Injury Prevention) for the Female Athlete
Third Party Event
|Venue||Live & Breathe Pilates Dublin 8|
|Specialities||Musculoskeletal Therapy, Pelvic Health & Continence, Pilates, Sports Medicine|
|Presenter Details||Michelle Lyons qualified as a physiotherapist from UCD in 1994 and since then has added skills & qualifications to her toolbox including a postgrad from NUIG in Health Coaching & Wellness, a postgrad in Innovation from TCD and teacher trainings in yoga, pilates, mindfulness and more.|
|How to Book||email or visit liveandbreathepilates.com|
|Contact Person||Steph Grey|
|Contact Email||[email protected]|
|Contact Phone||01 5549710|
|Date||16 Apr 2023 12:00 - 16 Apr 2023 18:00|
Join women’s health expert and international educator, Michelle Lyons for this half day workshop. This workshop will be a blend of workshop and movement and is ideal of all fitness professionals working with active females.
During the day you will learn
- How does the menstrual cycle affect the musculoskeletal system?
- Can we/ should we adapt our movement strategies for different phases of the menstrual cycle?
- When should we focus on strengthening? On coordination & balance?
- Is period pain normal? Does exercise help or hinder? What's the 'right' exercise?
- Why do female athletes have 6 times as many ACL injuries as male athletes?
- Is bladder or bowel leakage an issue for athletes and is there anything we can do about it?
- Would you recognise the signs of RED-S (Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport)?
Topics we'll be discussing in this workshop include
- Understanding the phases of the menstrual cycle
- How to adapt movement strategies for different phases
- Movement strategies for menstrual pain
- Have a basic understanding of bladder & bowel dysfunction in female athletes
- Understanding the theory & red flags for RED-S
This workshop will be a blend of theory and movement and is Part 1 of our 3 part series this year at Live & Breathe Pilates: Part 2 will cover The Postnatal Athlete - Returning to Movement and Part 3 will be 'The Menopausal Athlete'.