Understanding the Female Athlete



Understanding the Female Athlete

17/04/2012
Presenter: Sue Robson, Head of Physiology, Sportscotland Institute of Sport

Biography

Sue has 10 yrs elite sport transition experience as a University lecturer. She has worked as a consultant to Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) for women in sport issues and was a provider & consultant to AIS & New South Wales Institute of Sport (NSWIS) for elite athlete assessments & programming recommendations. She also worked for the United states Ski & Snowboard Association (USSA) as Director of sport science & Head physiologist. In this role she gained extensive experience in hypoxic and hyperoxic training, adaptation to and from altitude, impact of altitude, travel and competition on performance and elite athlete management strategies to minimise impact and optimise performance.