The International Paralympic Committee is pleased to invite you to the webinar “Health and Performance in Female Paralympic Athletes”.

This webinar will focus on exploring the health and performance of female Paralympic athletes in a 1.5-hour session, covering the following topics:

  • Introduction by Vicky Goosey-Tolfrey and Erica Gavel
  • REDs and bone health presented by Kristin Lundanes Jonvick
  • Body composition considerations for the Female para-athlete by Valentina Cavedon
  • Nutrition for the female athlete, focusing on dietary intake, led by Joëlle Flück

Moderating the webinar and speaking are:

  • Vicky Tolfrey, Professor and Director of the Peter Harrison Centre for Disability Sport
  • Erica Gavel, PhD Candidate and Paralympian
  • Dr. Joëlle Flück, Group Leader of Nutrition at OYM AG Switzerland and President of the Swiss Sports Nutrition Society
  • Guest Speaker Dr. Kristin Jonvik, Researcher
  • Dr. Valentina Cavedon, Assistant Professor

Event Details:

Date: Monday, May 13

Time: 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM GMT-4

Location: Online event