#63 Coaches and Athletes: Whole Self Conditioning Off the Field


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How can we take care of the athlete as a whole person? Often considered a lesser concern, the mental health of the athlete is of key importance—both on and off the field. Jason Desrochers, head personal trainer, and Monica VanWinkle, MS, RD, sports dietitian—both at Seattle Pacific University athletic department and beyond—join Opal Co-Founder and Director of the Exercise + Sport team Kara Bazzi, LMFT, CEDS and host Carter Umhau, LMHC to help us all reimagine a healthier circle of support in the athletic environment. From athletic conditioning for the whole person to coaches’ attitudes, this episode offers an empowering and educational window into mental health support and eating disorder prevention for those on all sides of athletics. Links: Handout: Tips for Coaches Fundamentals of Glycogen Metabolism for coaches Australian Institute of Sport: Nutrition Handouts NEDA: Developing and Modeling Positive Body Image NEDA: Coach and Trainer Toolkit Reach Monica VanWinkle, RDN, CD: http://www.nutritioninaction.net/ Connect with Opal: www.opalfoodandbody.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Opalfoodandbodywisdom/ Instagram: @opalfoodandbody Twitter: https://twitter.com/opalfoodandbody?lang=en Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/OpalFoodandBody/videos Thank you to our team... Daniel Guenther at Jack Straw Cultural Center: http://www.jackstraw.org/ Editing by Hans Anderson: http://www.hfanderson.com/ Music by Aaron Davidson: https://soundcloud.com/diet75/ Host and Producer Carter Umhau: www.carterumhau.com

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