Women in Sport Resources

Women in Sport

Resources

As part of European Week of Sport, Sport Ireland facilitated a series of webinars and panel discussions aimed at women and girls and those who support them in sport.

Coaching the Female Athlete:

Sport Ireland Coaching hosted a presentation and Q&A with coaches to discover how each of them gets the best out of the athletes they coach and the experiences they have of coaching women.

Hear from Hayley Harrison (Sport Ireland), Sue Ronan (Football Coach), Jon Mackey (Kickboxing Coach) and  Fran Ronan (Swim  Coach and Wexford Sports Partnership)

Watch the webinar here

 

Go with the Flow- Menstrual Cycle and the Female Athlete

Facilitated by Dr. Sharon Madigan, Performance Nutritionist at the Sport Ireland Institute, Go with the Flow – Menstrual Cycle and the Female Athlete included a presentation from Dr. Kirsty Elliott Sale on her recent research followed by a panel discussion with Dr. Katie Leydon and Irish boxing champion Ceire Smith.

Watch the webinar here

Active During Pregnancy

This panel discussion featured facilitator Tarja Owens, Naomi Sturdy of Elements Yoga, Yvonne Byrne former Mayo Ladies Goalkeeper and Sinead Brophy of FFS Gyms. The webinar provided insight from current mums, mums to be and experts working in the fitness industry with pregnant women. All views presented were the individual speakers opinions and anyone looking for advice or to be active during pregnancy is encouraged to seek  medical advice.

Watch the webinar here

 

New Mums and Exercising

Led by Fiona Oppermann ths panel discussion featured Tarja Owens and Lynne Cantwell and covered topics such as recommendations for a safe return to exercising for newly postpartum women  and things to be aware of and consider. The session will end with a demonstration of some gentle exercises that are useful for new moms.  All views presented were the individual speakers opinions and anyone looking for advice or to be active during or post pregnancy is encouraged to seek  medical advice.

Watch the webinar here

Watch the exercise demonstration here

Pregnancy yoga

All views presented in the webinars are the individual speakers opinions and anyone looking for advice on being active is encouraged to seek professional advice.