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UW Health Sports Medicine Triathlon Training Education Series

UW Health Sports Medicine has concluded its 2011 Triathlon Training seminar, a free, four-week educational series featuring talks and advice from Sports Medicine triathlon and nutrition experts. 

 

Descriptions of the sessions and discussion materials are included below:

 

Session Materials

 

Session 1: March 15, 2011

 

Swim Stroke Analysis: Improve Speed and Decrease Injury (Workshop)

Presented by Sports Medicine physical therapist Dan Enz, whose clinical expertise includes evaluation and treatment of swimming and cycling injuries.

 

From the presentation: Swim Stroke Dysfunction Related to Shoulder Pain (pdf)

 

Sports Nutrition: Fueling Your Training Potential (Lecture)
Presented by registered dietitian Amy Mihm, who has 10 years of clinical experience in preventive cardiology, sports nutrition and pediatric fitness.

 

From the presentation: Fueling Your Training Potential (pdf)

  

Session 2: March 22, 2011

 

Cycling Analysis: Injury Reduction and Performance Enhancement (Workshop)

Presented by Sports Medicine physical therapist Jenny Kempf, whose clinical expertise includes evaluation and treatment of running and cycling injuries.

 

Physiological Testing to Develop Your Individualized Training Plan (Lecture)
Presented by Dan Nagle, who holds a Master's degree in exercise physiology and has university-level teaching experience in classes including Clinical Exercise Testing and Prescription, Biological Aspects of Exercise, Marathon Training and Cross Training.

 

From the presentations:

 

Session 3: March 29, 2011

 

How Am I Running? Video Analysis Exposed (Workshop)

Presented by Sports Medicine physical therapist Jenny Kempf, whose clinical expertise includes evaluation and treatment of running and cycling injuries.

 

From the presentation: How Am I Running? (pdf)

 

Strength Training for Triathletes: The Total Body Factor (Presentation)

Presented by Sports Medicine center exercise specialist Karla Bock, a competitive triathlete who has completed four Ironman competitions and, as a USAT Level One Triathlete coach, actively trains endurance athletes.

 

From the presentation: Strength Training for Triathletes (pdf)

 

Session 4: April 5, 2011

 

Putting Your Training Program Together

Presented by Karla Bock.

 

From the presentation: Triathlon Training: Putting It All Together (pdf)