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2/8/2018
When: Thursday, February 8, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Webinar
United States
Presenter: Jessica Drummond, MPT, CCN, CHC
Contact: (609) 208-0200


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Female Athlete Wellness and Nutrition: Minimizing Risk for RED-S, Balancing Hormones, and Nourishing Women Athletes

This course will educate physical therapists on the risks to female athletes of under-nourishment, overtraining, and lifestyle risks to the endocrine system.  We will discuss exercise, nutrition, and lifestyle medicine strategies to reduce hormonal, cardiovascular, osteoporosis, and other health risks to the female athlete associated with Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (RED-S.)  This webinar will include education on aligning nutrition and exercise recommendations with normal hormonal fluctuations of the menstrual cycle, and how to screen for red flags for RED-S.

Link to participate will be emailed to registrants prior to presentation date.

This presentation is offered as a live event only.

2 CEs.

 

About the Speaker

 

Jessica Drummond, MPT, CCN, CHC is a functional and integrative women’s health expert. She has over 15 years of clinical experience as a pelvic and women’s health physical therapist, clinical nutritionist, and health coach. She cares deeply about empowering her patients to take control of their health, and is passionate about teaching effective, conservative tools and strategies to her healthcare colleagues. She lectures and teaches internationally at conferences and at the postgraduate level on women’s health topics, and maintains a private, virtual practice where she works with patients from around the globe. You will be the go-to expert on keeping the female athletes in your community healthy so that they can have lifelong fitness and athletic careers that they will enjoy for decades to come!

 

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FREE FOR APTANJ MEMBERS

$40 FOR NON-MEMBERS

$20 FOR STUDENTS

 

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