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Pre-menstrual syndrome

Module aims

  • Provide further information regarding pre-menstrual syndrome (PMS) and the common sign and symptoms associated with the condition
  • Provide insight on common ways PMS symptoms may impact training and performance
  • Discuss options for the self-management of PMS and when to seek further help from a medical practitioner


  • PMS is an extremely common condition that occurs approximately a week before the onset of a period which encompasses a range of physical and psychological symptoms.
  • Symptoms can vary widely between athletes and tracking your menstrual cycle can help monitor the changes and symptoms you experience.
  • There are many ways to manage PMS symptoms with methods such as lifestyle changes, dietary changes, supplement use and medication.
Pre-menstrual syndrome
Should I see a doctor?
Pre-menstrual Syndrome (PMS)