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51% off - Disordered Eating in Athletes Course

UK Coaching Club Subscribers can enjoy a 51% discount on Loughborough University's evidence-based course and guide to preventing eating problems and identifying and supporting athletes with eating problems

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Up to 40% of athletes present with symptoms of disordered eating.

With Disordered Eating in Athletes, an evidence-based course and guide from Loughborough University, you can gain the key knowledge and skills to help prevent eating problems and identify and support athletes showing symptoms of disordered eating.

Disordered eating has an impact on both health and performance, increasing the likelihood of injury, illness, and longer-term health issues. As such, detecting and supporting athletes showing symptoms of disordered eating at an early stage is crucial.

UK Coaching Subscribers benefit from a 51% discount on the RRP, getting access to the course for just £39 (original price £80).

But don't delay: access is limited and available only a first-come, first-served basis.

Course structure

Made up of 5 modules, the course takes around 3 hours to complete in total.

You can also complete the course in stages, working through it at your own pace.

Each module includes:

  • an introductory video
  • interactive activities
  • tasks to encourage reflection on your coaching environment and practice.

You'll be assessed at the end of each module through a short quiz.

The course covers the following topics:

  • What are eating disorders? Categories of eating disorders and their main characteristics, as well as potential causes of eating problems in athletes.
  • Identifying disordered eating. Behavioural and psychological symptoms of disordered eating among athletes, as well as challenges to identifying disordered eating among athletes.
  • Approaching an athlete. Responses and challenges to broaching the topic of disordered eating in athletes.
  • Referral, seeking support and return to play. Referal processes, sources of support and return to play.
  • Top tips: advice for sports professionals. Creating and maintaining positive training environments.
  • Assessment and certificate.

Accreditation

This course has been awarded 2.5 points by the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA).

It has also been accredited by CPD UK and you will receive a CPD UK certificate on completion.

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