A simple yet huge move to tackle dropout stats (which may be even worse than reported).
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It’s time to challenge the subtle narratives we feed young girls and give them better, braver messages
As young as eight the body gives cues so parents / carers can prep the period chat. Here’s what to know and how to approach.
Lumps, curves, hormones, mood swings, periods … conditions aren’t exactly optimum for the netball court.
At-a-glance ways to dial back your injury risk ... and just good advice for all seasons.
Netball’s increasing popularity is great for our game, but more players means more injuries unless strategies are in place. Here's some of netball's most common.
The menstrual cycle may influence injury risk but no-one says you can't take control.
We all need to be aware of RED-S as a major gateway to major injury.
Your shoes, kit and environment alter your risk of injury … so does your invisible boob-force.
Dr Emma Ross on signs and symptoms of concussion and why 'If In Doubt Sit Them Out' is crucial advice.
Hormones and periods, pains and mental health - this is puberty risks and how to mitigate.
Concussions and sub-concussions are 'silent killers' and for her the risks are greater.
If you’re into your training you’ll read a lot about ‘macros’, but what about micros?
Once written off as a fancy term for fatigue, RED-S is so, so much worse than that.
Want to control your weight? There’s safe and solid ways to do so, and ways that aren’t so much …
A staple if you're preparing for a big event and it works a treat ... unless you're female.
Anyone want 4% gains in performance? It's all in a good sports bra.
Your menstrual cycle is amazing – fact! Here's what it is and how it works.
Sports bra options, styles, fit and considerations.
Strategies to use, solutions to try and how you can manage your unique symptoms.
Fatigue, heavy flow, stomach pains - here's Dr Emma on common symptoms and strategies to deal.
Know your Endometriosis, Adenomyosis, PCOS, Fibroids, RED-s, PMDD ...
Amazing revelations may await if your track your menstrual cycle - here's why and how-to.
Join Dr Emma for a guide to period products: how they work and what they do well.
We may know the medical mechanics but this is about you, your mood and performance.
Dr Emma Ross: "Kit can be inspirational … but it’s also a barrier."
Periods, bras, pelvic floors - start talking and we'll build a better support system.
This article is primarily for parents but it’s useful for coaches and anyone who works with younger females.
Keep your body (and mind) comfortable and confident through change.
Small men’s trainers? No. Half-assed women’s trainers? No.
Doctors Emma and Bella on hormonal contraception: what, when, why ... and how will it impact my body?
It can be a great option ... provided you've enough info to make an informed and holistic choice.
Doctors Emma and Bella on hormonal contraception's impacts on performance.