This course will help to define strategies important in the care of a female athlete, before, during or after injury. We will cover the barriers female athletes face to performance at higher levels, language considerations to help combat those barriers and empower your female athletes. We will present a collaborative novel approach to treatment, coaching and return to competition phases of sport for female athletes after injury. This course will cover load management strategies of the female athlete, appropriate training strategies and coaching cues to facilitate the transition back to sport with the ultimate goal of keeping girls and women engaged in sport and activity for their lifetime.
Participants will demonstrate proficient understanding of why words matter for female athletes recovering from injury and returning to sport
Participants will demonstrate an ability to effectively communicate with a female athlete through a holistic/biopsychosocial lens
Participants will understand common injuries sustained by female athletes
Participants will conceptualize essential exercises used with female athletes and why to use those exercises
Participants will understand the importance of female involvement in sport from a population health perspective
Participants will develop an improved understanding of the basics of strength and conditioning in working with female athletes
Participants will feel confident coaching and cueing essential exercises for female athletes including front squat, deadlift, kettlebell swings and turkish get-ups.
Participants will have a greater understanding of programming for athletes after injury and how to progressively load so that there is no delay for return to sport for female athletes.
8:15-8:30 - check in
8:30 - 9:00 - Intro Section
9:00 - 10:00 - Defining Female Athlete
10:00 - 10:15 - BREAK
10:15 - 11:00 Injury risk
11:00 - 12:00 Rehab that Kicks Ass
12:00 - 1:00 LUNCH
1:00 - 1:45 LAB from Rehab that Kicks Ass
1:45 - 2:45 Programming
2:45 - 3:00 break
3:00 - 4:30 LAB - Squats coaching & cueing
4:30 - 5:00 RTS Testing Brief Overview
8:30 - 9am - Intro/Recap of Day 1/Questions - The role of the S&C.
9:00 - 11:00 - Programing Basics, Actue: Chronic Workloads, Heart rate variability (HRV)
11:00 - 11:15 - Break
11:15 - 12:00am - Lab
12:00 - 1:00 LUNCH
1:00 - 1:45pm Deadlift/Hinge pattern
1:45 - 2:00pm - Coach one another (groups of 2 or 3). What are you fixing and HOW are you coaching?
2:00 - 2:15pm BREAK
2:15pm - 3:00pm Kettlebell Swing
3:00pm - 3:15pm BREAK
3:15pm - 4:30pm LAB - Programing Practice: