FEMALE ATHLETE HEALTH
The AFL has partnered with the AIS to provide educational resources assist female athletes and coaches to better understand and improve the female athlete experience.
Female athletes can increase their knowledge surrounding your own body and performance by completing dedicated modules on understanding their health specifically designed for female athletes.
FEMALE COACH ENVIRONMENT
Female coaches and coaches coaching in female environments can further enhance their edcuation on the considerations for coaches and officials in female High Performance environments by completing specifically designed industry leading modules.
FEMALE ATHLETE & COACH EDUCATION MODULES
Increase your knowledge regarding health and performance considerations when coaching female athletes.
Provides information regarding body image and body image concerns that may be experienced by female athletes
This module information on the topic of nutrition in female athletes, considers goals within sports nutrition that are commonly prioritised by athletes
Addresses many of the common questions about the pelvic floor, its structure, and function, discusses pelvic floor symptoms for female athletes
Provides information on breast structure and bra support, breast injuries, and breast cancer awareness and normalises conversations around breast health
This module provides information on bone structure, bony injuries such as stress fractures, low bone density and osteoporosis and optimising bone health for female athletes.
This module provides information on Low Energy Availability (LEA), Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (RED-S) and the health and performance consequences to athletes when they experience energy imbalance.
This module addresses many of the common questions about puberty and development for female athletes.
This module helps athletes increase their knowledge regarding the normal menstrual cycle and how their body works.
This module is the first of two aiming to increase your knowledge regarding the menstrual cycle and what’s abnormal when it comes to the timing of your cycle.
This module is the second of two modules aiming to increase your knowledge regarding the menstrual cycle and what’s abnormal when it comes to the timing of your cycle.
This module aims to increase your knowledge and understanding regarding contraception and the choices available to female athletes.
This module discusses the many myths and half-truths that circulate about women’s health topics and enables female athletes. This fun module enables female athletes to gather a greater understanding of their own body and health.