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Webinar: Strength Training to Improve Movement Economy and Triathlon Performance


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Strength Training to Improve Movement Economy and Triathlon Performance 

In this webinar presentation, Dr. Sharp will discuss the latest scientific research highlighting why movement economy (e.g. swimming, cycling and running economy) is vital to improving your performance and staying injury free. Attendees will also learn how weight training, plyometrics and mobility training can significantly improve movement economy. Coach Clayton will discuss how to develop a training plan which incorporates these scientific principles for beginner, intermediate and advanced athletes. Sample exercises and descriptions, including variations, progressions and coaching cues for technique will also be provided.

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Dr. Carwyn Sharp

Dr. Carwyn Sharp is the Chief Science Officer (CSO) for the National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA), the worldwide authority on strength and conditioning with over 40,000 certified professionals. Dr. Sharp is an Exercise Physiologist (BS and MS), Sports Nutritionist (PhD), endurance athlete (marathon personal record of 2 hours 46 minutes), certified strength and conditioning specialist and USA Track and Field coach. Dr. Sharp has previously worked at NASA’s Johnson Space Center as the Project Scientist for the Exercise Countermeasures, and as an Assistant Professor researching the roles of high intensity training and nutrition on recovery and performance. He has authored and co-authored numerous published scientific articles and abstracts, and is a recognized expert who has presented at national conferences and has been interviewed for many years by publications such as Runners’ World, Men’s Fitness, Muscle&Fitness, and The New York Times.

Coach Nick Clayton

Nick Clayton is the Personal Training Program Manager for the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).  Prior to working at the NSCA, Nick served as Director of Performance at TMI Sports Medicine where he developed a sports performance program for youth through professional athletes. While there, he trained a number of major league baseball players and focused on performance enhancement and prehab training. Nick was a competitive off-road triathlete and earned an MS in Exercise Science and MBA from the University of Florida.



Event Type: National
Entry Fee: $14.99 for USAT Members, Coaches and Race Directors; $24.99 for Non-Members
Event Date: Sep. 4, 2014
Start Time: 3:00 PM MST

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