Free Webinar: Bilateral Equivalence for Triathletes: Key Focus Areas for Training & Tips on Diagnosing and Tracking Performance in Those Areas
Topic: RPM2 Presents: Bilateral Equivalence for Triathletes: Key Focus Areas for Training & Tips on Diagnosing and Tracking Performance in Those Areas
In this second of four webinar from RPM2, Rebecca Kurtz and Jake Spivey cover the importance of symmetry in triathlon training and implications when an athlete is not symmetrical. They will also explain utilization methods to produce symmetry in cycling and running.
Rebecca Kurtz is an Exercise Physiologist and Triathlon Coach. She coaches triathletes of all levels and all distances. Rebecca earned her Master’s Degree in Health and Exercise Science from Colorado State University, where she did much of her research in biomechanics. Before moving to Colorado, she earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Miami University (Ohio), where she in Exercise Science and completed a minor in Nutrition. She spent three years coaching for Carmichael Training Systems in Colorado, prior to moving back to her roots in Michigan. Individuals she has worked with throughout her career span from those in cardiac rehabilitation to professional triathletes. She has a competitive background in swimming and triathlon and is a USAT Level I Certified Coach. A true Michigander, she enjoys cross country skiing and snowshoeing during the winters and spending time on the water during the summers. She currently resides with her husband in southeast Michigan.
Jake is a licensed physical therapist and the Clinic Manage at SportsCare & Rehabilitation in Plano Texas.
A native of Austin, Texas, Jake received his physical therapy degree from Southwest Texas State University and has been providing patient care in the Dallas area since 1995. Prior to entering the physical therapy profession, Jake served four years active duty and seven years reserve in the United States Navy.
Jake treats patients with general orthopedic injuries sustained from work or play, specializing in the treatment of knee and shoulder injuries. Jake has a strong interest in sports rehabilitation and has worked with many local high school, college and professional athletes. Jake has a special interest in runners and endurance athletes because of his participation of these sports since 1985 as a runner and 1996 as a triathlete. Jake has advanced his clinical background by attending continuing education related to endurance athletes, biomechanics of sports and running analysis; more specifically attending the Ironman Sports Medicine conference 2 of the last 4 years. Jake is an injury consultant to many running and triathlon groups in the Plano area. In his leisure time, Jake enjoys golf and competing in triathlons and marathons with his wife, Misty.
Event Type: National
Entry Fee: FREE
Event Date: Feb. 25, 2014
Start Time: 2:00 PM MST
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