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Webinar: The Quantification of Training Load, Training Response and the Effect on Performance


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Topic: The Quantification of Training Load, Training Response and the Effect on Performance
Presenter: Ryan Riell

The ability of a coach to quantify training load, training response and the related effects on performance is the difference between a good coach and a great coach. In this webinar, one will learn the cutting edge science behind the development and optimization of training programs.

This webinar will cover the following topics: 

  • Questionnaires and training logs
  • Direct observation Rate of Perceived Exertion (RPE)
  • Heart Rate
  • Oxygen Consumption
  • Lactate Critical Power/Fuctional Threshold Power Training Impulse (TRIMP)
  • Training Stress Score (TSS)

After this webinar, one will understand how to quantify an athlete’s training load, his/her response to the training load and how to optimize the athletes training program.

Purchase this archived webinar here.

Ryan Riell

Ryan Riell is a nationally recognized triathlon coach and expert in the fields of exercise physiology, biomechanics and nutrition. He is the head coach of the Arizona State University Triathlon program in addition to being the head coach of the Break Through Elite Racing Youth and Junior Triathlon Development Program. Both his youth and junior elite squads have the distinction of being the only USAT High Performance Team in Arizona, 1 of 3 in the Southwest and 1 of 14 in the nation. Ryan is the president of Break Through Multisport, a nationally recognized professional triathlon coaching company working with professional and amateur athletes across the country. Ryan has two masters degrees; one in exercise physiology and biomechanics, with the second in organic and biological chemistry in addition to being a USAT Level 2 certified coach. For more information on adult coaching, please visit or for more information on the youth and junior program, please visit



Event Type: National
Entry Fee: $24.99 for USAT Members or Coaches; $39.99 for Non-Members
Event Date: Dec. 5, 2011
Start Time: 4:00 PM MST

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