What does having a positive body image mean? How does self-esteem play a role? What exactly is body dysmorphic disorder and how do I recognize the signs that an athlete might be struggling with it? How do I help encourage positive self-esteem and body image as a coach?
Find the answers to these questions and more inside the TrueSport Body Image Lesson!
Inside this digital, two-piece set, you will find:
- Quick-hitters: Reference these if your time is limited.
- TrueStories: Iconic Sports Story & Athlete Ambassador Story relating to the topic.
- TrueSport Questions: Lead a group discussion with these topics following the TrueStories.
- Coaches' Corner: Look here for more information to educate yourself and become more informed on how to talk about this topic with your athletes.
- TrueSport Chalk Talk: Reinforce the lesson topic with a group discussion.
- TrueSport In Action: Activities to put TrueSport into action within your group.
- Overtime: Information about National Coaching and Health Education Standard alignment, along with supporting quotes and links to additional resources.
In addition to the Body Image Lesson Booklet and Body Image Lesson Companion, you will also receive one-page resources tailored for athletes, parents, and coaches that support the information being presented throughout the TrueSport Lesson. These take-home resources help bring the conversation from the field of play to the dinner table!
Visit TrueSport.org/body-image for additional resources such as videos, articles, and more!