Kerry McGawley is Associate Professor at Mid Sweden University, a coach and coach educator, and a very good age group triathlete. In this interview, we discuss the current science on the female athlete, where we need to do more in both academia, in sports organisations and in society, and practical takeaways. This is part two of a two-part interview, where part one was about Kerry's own training as an age-group 70.3 World Champion.
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
-Menstrual cycle phases and performance
-Menstrual health literacy and barriers to coach-athlete communication
-Amenorrhea and associated injury risk and performance outcomes
-Next steps in academia, organisations and elsewhere
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LINKS AND RESOURCES:
Improving menstrual health literacy in sport - McGawley et al. 2023
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