Exercise Management for PCOS

The whole package approach
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is a condition often misunderstood in its pathophysiology and management by patient & practitioner alike. PCOS is a multi-factorial & faceted chronic condition, that needs a whole package approach - addressing all elements of symptom management, education & lifestyle modification. Learn how to provide a whole person support for PCOS clients - with practical exercise prescription, subjective and objective measures, and long term support strategies to take straight to practice.
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Learning Outcomes 

- Learn the key signs and symptoms of PCOS, as well as the current diagnostic criteria in both adolescents and adults.

- Identify the 4 PCOS phenotypes and discover why this is important for wholistic care.

- Understand the pathophysiology of PCOS and resultant health risks across the lifespan, and how to mitigate these with lifestyle interventions, particularly exercise.

- Finally understand what dose of exercise is best for women with PCOS and why. You’ll learn what physiological effects aerobic, HIIT and resistance training have on this population group.

- Discover how to best conduct your initial assessment, ongoing management plans and supporting resources to achieve positive, sustainable outcomes.
Meet the speaker 

Eva Boland

B Appl Sc (Ex & Sports Sc), BSc (Hons) AEP, AES, ESSAM

Eva is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist working in multidisciplinary private practise where she specialises in musculoskeletal rehabilitation and women’s health. With 16 years’ clinical experience, Eva’s professional mission is to translate research to practice using a biopsychosocial approach. Eva has been an invited clinical educator at the University of Canberra since 2016, is a member of numerous ESSA professional committees, and was the ESSA ACT Chapter Chair from 2016-2019. Eva’s specialises in treating polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), peri and post menopause, osteopenia/osteoporosis, and endometriosis. Outside of the clinic, Eva is obsessed with mountain biking and exploring new places.
Patrick Jones - Course author
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