Female Development
by Ben Coomber

$ 119.00
$ 119.00

Explore the physiology of the menstrual cycle, pre and post natal bodies and poly cystic ovary syndrome. Understand how hormone fluctuations may affect a woman’s physical and mental health, along with her ability to utilise fuel and adapt appropriately to physical exercise and nutrition.

In addition you will learn how to apply basic female phase training principles.

REPS: 4 CPD Points

The Menstrual Cycle

Lesson aims

Understand the physiology of the menstrual cycle

Understand how hormone fluctuations may affect her mood and fuel utilisation

How to apply basic female phase training

Increase confidence in discussing the menstrual cycle with client

Understand the basics of birth control

Poly Cystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

Lesson aims

To describe and explain PCOS to a level needed by coaches and personal trainers

To explain the impacts which PCOS have on weight management, and explain how this will increase likelihood of encountering PCOS in practice

To describe and explain common medications which clients will be taking and explain the contraindications which they may present

To give examples of psychological and physiological issues which a coach may need to consider

To give recommendation for exercise and lifestyle based support which is safe for use

Perinatal Nutrition Recommendations

Lesson aims

To give an overview of a typical pregnancy and the different stages

To describe and explain the nutritional requirements of a female client during pregnancy

To describe and explain the nutritional requirements of a female client during breastfeeding and weaning

To explain what a coach can safely and responsibly encourage a female client to do, regarding training during pregnancy - emphasizing the important beneficial role which exercise can have

To explain post-natal rehab and the different stages which should occur when this is done responsibly

Female Development Course Preview.mp4

The Menstrual Cycle

Lecture 1 will cover how to discuss the menstrual cycles with your client, understand the physiology of the menstrual cycle, how hormone fluctuations affect her, the basics of birth control, a look into female phase training and finish with practical strategies for working with her cycle.

Poly Cystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

Understand PCOS and it's causes, the impacts which PCOS has on weight management, become familiar with common medication, understand the psychological impacts of PCOS and finish this section being able to make safer exercise and lifestyle recommendations.

Poly Cystic Ovary Syndrome: Case Study

In this lecture delve into a PCOS case study to demonstrate the importance of coaching your client not the diagnosis and emphasising the role of stress in PCOS/hormone health.

Pre and Post Natal

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Course info

Jan 31, 2020
All levels

$ 119.00


Ben Coomber

Ben Coomber

Ben is the owner and Tom is the Head of Education at Body Type Nutrition, an online learning provider that delivers evidence based nutrition courses to personal trainers, nutritionists and members of the general public with a  passion for improving their health and that of those around them.

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