Date: Tue, June 30, 2020
Time: 7:00PM - 8:00PM
Originally called “Female Athlete Triad”, Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (RED-S) was termed to include all of the side effects of energy deficiency that can affect any athlete. RED-S can affect athletes of any age, sex and has detrimental effects on bone health, immune function, cardiovascular health and psychological health and ultimately impacts athletic performance.
RED-S is the result of an imbalance that occurs when athletes don’t eat enough to meet the energy demands of training and daily life. Coaches can play a significant role in preventing RED-S by creating a supportive environment for their athletes. You’ll leave this webinar able to identify the warning signs and implement team strategies to maximize athletic performance.
Participants receive 1 NCCP PD Point
Aja Gyimah, MHSc, RD, is the founder of Compete Nutrition, an evidence-based nutrition consulting practice. Aja holds a masters in nutrition communications from Ryerson University, as well as an undergraduate degree in nutrition and dietetics from Western University where she also played for the women’s volleyball team. Aja has worked with athletes of all ages, including the elite hockey teams and professional athletes abroad. Aja is dedicated to sport nutrition and fueling Canada’s next elite athletes.
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McMaster Performance is hosting its second annual Performance & Wellness Workshop June 10-11, 2023
This is a Competition Introduction Multi-Sport module. With the NCCP Make Ethical Decisions workshop you will be fully equipped to handle virtually any ethical situation with confidence and surety.
This is a Competition Introduction multi-sport course.By completing this module you will be able to create a sound outline for your sport program that includes competition and training events.
With the NCCP Make Ethical Decisions workshop you will be fully equipped to handle virtually any ethical situation with confidence and surety.
This is a Competition Introduction multi-sport course. This module gives you the ability to recognize signs indicating that an athlete may need to improve his/her goal setting, focus, and anxiety control skills.
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