# USWNT Used Innovative Period Tracking to Help Player Performance at World Cup Link: https://www.goodmorningamerica.com/wellness/story/uswnt-innovative-period-tracking-player-performance-world-cup-64339368 %% ## Highlights ### [[Menstrual Cycle Tracking Is Not Just for the Pros]] > "We could see what [menstrual cycle] phase a player was in and what some of their symptoms were," Scott said. "I would just text or say to a player, 'Hey you're in phase three and we know you get disrupted sleep, so make sure you do x, y and z.'" ^ofocv > Midfielder Rose Lavelle scored a breakaway goal in the team's 2-0 win on July 7. The next day, she started her period. [View Highlight](https://read.readwise.io/read/01gsd45qyfznq9npb7d4gwm3e1)