A place to empower female athletes to become the best version of themselves
Dayton Children’s knows that when it comes to young, female athletes, there’s a lot to consider. Training, performance, nutrition, mental health. And with the Center for the Female Athlete, we will provide a place for our young female athletes to be heard. To learn how to understand their bodies' unique needs and focus on the power they have to position themselves for total wellness.
With an exceptional female-led team of physicians, dietitians, behavioral health specialists and athletic trainers, female athletes can find the program they’ve been looking for that helps them not only be the best version of their athletic self, but more importantly, the best version of their whole self.
is eligible for the Center for the Female athlete?
We see patients ages 12-22 for a variety of conditions such as:
- Nutritional concerns
- Sport-specific injury prevention
- Bone health and bone density testing
- Risk assessment for the RED-S female athlete triad
- Mental health screening
- Performance anxiety/body image issues
Are you a good fit for the Center for the Female Athlete?
meet the team
The Center for the Female Athlete is run by an exceptional female-led team of physicians, dietitians, behavioral health specialists and athletic trainers. Meet our team.
what to expect at your first appointment
After your initial consult with our team to determine if you are a good fit, you will be scheduled for your first appointment with the Center for the Female Athlete. You'll get a chance to meet with an athletic trainer, behavioral health specialist, registered dietitian and sports medicine provider.
Join the Center for the Female Athlete on social media for content specifically geared toward the female athlete. Tag us in your favorite female athlete pictures using #ThisGirlHasThePower.
request a speaker
If you’d like to learn more about the Center for the Female Athlete or are interested in having one of our team members come to speak about the program at an upcoming practice or event, please call 937-641-4876 or fill out this form and we'll get back to you as soon as possible to discuss your event in greater detail.
Are you a parent or coach looking for resources to support your female athlete? Click here for free, downloadable handouts covering topics like nutrition, mental health, hydration and overtraining.
Are you ready to find out if the Center for the Female Athlete is right for you or your daughter? Parents/guardians can book a free 30-minute consult with one of our athletic trainers to find out if it's a good fit!