Contact Hours2 Hours
The Competitive Triathlete: Their Demands and How to Keep Them Going the Distance
Competing in triathlons has become increasingly popular the past few decades. In this course, participants will examine differences in the distances of triathlons, and the impact of these endurance events on injury. Participants will understand the population mix of triathletes, the physical demands placed upon them in training and performance. Participants will also explore rehab considerations when working with these athletes to keep them engaged in their training regime.
At the end of this course, the participant will be able to:
- Define distance requirements per event for sprint vs Olympic triathlons, half vs full Ironman.
- Identify common acute vs overuse injuries for triathlons
- Describe common injuries associated with each event for triathlons
- Develop a basic rehab program to address common overuse injuries in triathletes.
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as Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants
as Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants
as Certified Athletic Trainers
as CSCS / CPT
as Massage Therapy
as Speech Therapy
Satisfactory completion of this course will require the participant to complete a 10 question post-test with a minimum passing score of 70%.
Level of Difficulty for ATs: Essential Level