Benefits of exercise for holistic health post-menopause

Menopause & Exercise

Menopause is complex, individual, and often poorly understood by the women transitioning through it. Australia has an ageing population, and a growing number of peri-menopausal & menopausal women. This webinar will help you as a clinician educate & empower the menopausal women you see on the stages and changes that occur during this period.
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Learning Outcomes

This webinar will also take a comprehensive look at the individualised symptoms of menopause and the impact on the physiological systems. Covering the latest evidence based research regarding the use of exercise to improve the health and wellbeing of post-menopausal women.
- Understand the stages of menopause, the hormonal changes that occur during menopause, and early onset menopause

- Know the multiple physiological changes menopause has on cardiovascular, metabolic, musculoskeletal, and respiratory function

-Understand the biopsychosocial effects on menopause

- Be able to provide a complete & comprehensive exercise prescription for a post-menopausal woman

Course Lessons

Meet the speaker

Bryannah Downward

Bryannah is an Accredited Clinical Exercise Physiologist, Accredited Exercise Scientist, and Pilates Instructor working at The Movement Therapy Group in Seaford, VIC. Bryannah graduated in 2014 from the Australian Catholic University in Melbourne with her Masters & Bachelors degree to begin clinical work after many years of experience as a swim instructor! Bryannah's strong interest and experience in Women's Health, along with her work as The Women's Health Collective VIC Ambassador, is helping to support clinicians further education in Women's Health. When not at work you’ll often find Bryannah out exploring bushwalking trails or in the garden.
Patrick Jones - Course author
Meet the instructors

Dr Sue Read

Dr Sue Read is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian specialising in enhancing fertility with food by improving your gut health.

Sue has a PhD in Microbiology and a Masters in Nutrition and Dietetics and she combines her two loves: food and gut bugs. Sue understands the intricacies of bacterial metabolism and genetics and has 10 years research experience. If you want to understand the beautiful community of microorganisms in your gut then Sue can help you get to know your gut better.

Focusing on creating a fertile, healthy gut, Sue provides simple and realistic guidance so you can boost your fertility.
Patrick Jones - Course author
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