Gippsland event: Addressing Disordered Eating in the Sporting Community

Gippsland event: Addressing Disordered Eating in the Sporting Community

About this event

The session will cover:

  • Eating Disorders – a brief overview of types, risk factors and warning signs
  • The role of body image, dieting and the media
  • Factors that can protect against the development of an eating disorder
  • The importance of early intervention
  • Being a positive role model
  • How to approach and support someone who is at risk of developing or experiencing an eating disorder
  • Referral options
  • The Australian Institute of Sport (AIS)and National Eating Disorder Collaboration (NEDC) position statement on disordered eating in high performance sport.

Suitable for coaches, instructors, team managers, management committee members, sports professionals, recreation officers, and anyone involved in community or professional sport at non-player level.

If you require any support or information prior to the event, please contact the EDV Hub on 9994 0354 or hub@eatingdisorders.org.au.




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