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Speaking Engagements  

Live RecoverED provides presentations and eating disorder  info sessions at no cost as costs are fundraised through the nonprofit. Please view the map below to view our past speaking events and trainings for 2023. For speaking events in 2021-2022 please scroll to the bottom of the page.

Since 2021, Live RecoverED (formerly RecoverED Athletes) has spread the message of eating disorder awareness and the hope of full recovery to:

  • 1300 athletes

  • 70 coaches

  • 300 community members 

Meet Our
Public Speaking Team

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Megan Ludke, DPT

Megan Ludke, Founder and Executive Director of Live RecoverED, travels and speaks to high school and collegiate athletes to share her story of full recovery from anorexia as a former student athlete. She also provides trainings on eating disorders to school mental health staff, coaches, athletic trainers, and physical therapy students. Megan Ludke, DPT is a physical therapist, former middle school track coach, and is currently pursuing a Masters of Education in Health Education and Promotion with a concentration in Eating Disorders from Plymouth State University.

Megan has completed over 40 speaking events to over 1300 athletes, 70 coaches, and 300 community members and counting. 

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Current Presentations We Offer

Athletes & Eating Disorders

Topic: Specific information on eating disorders for athletes, includes warning signs/symptoms, negative effect on performance, how to create a healthy team atmosphere, supporting someone that is struggling, and how to seek help if struggling 

Includes: Copy of the powerpoint presentation, athletes & eating disorders resource page including treatment locations in the area, coaches &

Age Range: High School & College Age Students

Length: 40-60 minutes

Healthy Relationship with Food & Body Image

Topic: Information on body image and how to improve body image; include: eating disorder prevention information- increasing self esteem and body image, media literacy, rejecting perfectionism, equalizing all food (no food is good or bad), introduction to intuitive eating principles

Age Range: Middle School Age Students 

Length: 30 minutes

*No specific mention of eating disorders 

What are Eating Disorders?

Topic: Information on eating disorders along with how to seek help if struggling; includes information on eating disorder prevention- media literacy, improving self esteem and body image, intuitive eating principles introduction

Age Range: High School Age Students

Length: 40-50 minutes

Upcoming

Upcoming

Current Eating Disorder Info Sessions We Offer

School Mental Health Personnel Session

Topic: General information on eating disorders (background information, signs/symptoms), information specific to the school setting, how to support students that are struggling *can include body project program training

Includes: Copy of the powerpoint presentation, flyers on eating disorders for high school students, list of eating disorder specific treatment in your area

Length: 2-4 hours

Coaches & Athletic Trainers Session

Topic: General information on eating disorders (background information, signs/symptoms), information specific to the athletic setting, how to support athletes that are struggling, how to create a healthy team atmosphere

Includes: Copy of the powerpoint presentation, flyers on eating disorders for athletics, list of eating disorder specific treatment in your area, summary page for coaches/athletic trainers

Length: 1 hours

Physical Therapy Students Session

Topic: General information on eating disorders (background information, signs/symptoms), information specific to the physical therapy setting

Includes: Copy of the powerpoint presentation

Length: 45-60 mins

Upcoming

Upcoming

Past Speaking  Events 2021 & 2022

2022 Speaking Events: University of Saskatchewan Cross Country Team: September 27th (virtual) Concordia University, St. Paul Cross Country team: September 22nd (virtual) Edgewood College: September 5th (virtual) Lawrence University Cross Country team: September 1st Virtual presentation for anyone interested: August 31st Beloit College: Cross Country team August 29th (virtual) Viterbo University Cross Country team: August 22nd Sevastopol High School Cross Country Team: August 18th Green Bay East High School Cross Country Team: August 16th Tomahawk Cross Country Team Camp: August 15th Blue Ridge Running Camp in Harrisonburg Virginia: July 28th Texas Tech Cross Country Jon Murray Distance Camp: July 26th (virtual) Eyes Up Running Camp: July 19th (virtual) Brevard Distance Runners Camp in North Carolina: July 11th and 18th (virtual) Beaver Dam Middle School Running Course: July 12th (virtual) All Ohio XC Camp: July (virtual) NE Ohio XC Camp: July (provided a pre-recorded presentation and resource sheet) Camp Zion Junior Girls: July 4th (body image) Carroll University Physical Therapy Program: June 13th Two Rivers School District Community Health Fair: May 21st Kettlebrook Church high school girls youth group: May 14th FCA Huddle West Bend East and West High Schools: April 27th (virtual) Beaver Dam High School Boys and Girls Track Teams: March 30th (virtual) Beloit College Track and Field Men and Women’s Teams: March 29th (virtual) Two Rivers High School Spring Athletics: March 24th Freedom High School Boys and Girls Track Team: March 24th Sheboygan Falls High School Boys and Girls Track Team: March 23rd Howard’s Grove High School Boys and Girls Track Team: March 22nd Lakeland University Men and Women’s Track Teams: March 22nd Two Rivers High School Eating Disorders/Body Image Presentation for Mental Health Day: March 11th Sheboygan South High School Boys and Girls Track Team: March 9th Manitowoc Lincoln High School Athletics: March 2nd (pre-recorded) Concordia University Distance Track Team: Feb 1st 2022 (virtual) Carroll University Women's Team (Presentation on the Female Athlete Triad) January 11th 2022 (virtual) Carroll University Men and Women's Track Teams: January 8th 2022 (virtual)

2021 Speaking Events: Two Rivers High School health classes fall semester (general information about eating disorders): November 18th 2021 Beloit College Cross Country Men and Women’s Teams: September 3rd 2021 (virtual) West Bend East Girls High School Cross Country Team: August 27th 2021 Beaver Dam Boys and Girls High School & Middle School Cross Country Teams: August 25th 2021

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