This course covers the elements of triathlon races while considering the impact of the endurance event on the musculoskeletal system. The discussion provides rehab considerations when working with triathletes to help manage injury while allowing the athlete to continue training and participating in races.
Course created on March 31, 2023
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; BOC/2.0; CA/2.0; CO/2.0; CT/2.0; DC/2.0; DE/2.0; FL/2.0; GA/2.0; HI/2.0; IA/2.0; IACET/0.2; ID/2.0; IL/2.0; IN/2.0; KS/2.0; KY/2.0 Category 2; LA/2.0; MA/2.0; ME/2.0; MI/2.0; MO/2.0; MS/2.0; MT/2.0; NC/2.0; ND/2.0; NE/2.0; NH/2.0; NJ/2.0; NM/2.0; NY/2.0; OH/2.0; OK/2.0; OR/2.0; PA/2.0; RI/2.0; SC/2.0; SD/2.0; TN/2.0; TX/2.0; UT/2.0; VA/2.0; VT/2.0; WA/2.0; WI/2.0; WY/2.0
- After this course, participants will be able to identify and quantify the three events of the triathlon, including the respective distance of each event.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify common acute vs. overuse injuries within the triathlete population.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe injuries commonly associated with each event within the triathlon.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe modifications to the training regime and equipment to reduce the risk of overuse injury.
- After this course, participants will be able to develop a rehabilitation program to address common overuse injuries associated with triathlons.
|0-10 Minutes||Review of learning outcomes. Background and history of triathlons, different distances commonly associated with variations of triathlons.|
|10-15 Minutes||Demographic of triathletes|
|15-25 Minutes||Eval: Common acute injuries within the triathlon race and training|
|25-30 Minutes||Eval: Common overuse injuries within triathlon race and training|
|30-45 Minutes||Eval: Most common anatomical sites associated with both acute and overuse injuries|
|45-65 Minutes||Eval of common swimming injuries & rehab interventions|
|65-85 Minutes||Eval of common cycling injuries & rehab interventions|
|85-105 Minutes||Eval of common running injuries & rehab interventions|
|105-115 Minutes||Case Studies|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
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Dr. Smith graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill in 2008 with her degree in Exercise and Sport Science and then earned her Doctorate from the University of South Carolina in Columbia. Following her degrees, Dr. Smith was one of a small percentage of graduates to undergo additional Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine sub-specialization by completing an Orthopaedic Residency Program with a nationally accredited program. Dr. Smith is currently the Director of Physical Therapy at a small, boutique Orthopaedic practice in Cary, North Carolina.
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