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- Continuing education exam
- NOTE: The text Cycling Anatomy, Second Edition, is required for successful completion of this exam but is not included in this version. Purchase this version only if you already own the text or ebook.
Consisting of 25 multiple-choice questions, this continuing education exam is designed to be taken after reading Cycling Anatomy, Second Edition
. The exam will test your knowledge of the information presented in the book, so you can apply the concepts to your clients and athletes and pursue continuing education in the process.Learning Objectives
After reading the book and successfully completing the 25-question multiple-choice exam, you will be able to do the following:
- Identify the muscles involved in cycling both for propulsion and stabilization.
- Determine appropriate strength training exercises for each body part.
- Explain how to use proper form for all exercises.
- Describe the general adaptation syndrome for cardiovascular and muscle changes.
- Apply periodization to a training plan.
A continuing education course for personal trainers and other certified fitness professionals who train cyclists.
Shannon Sovndal, MD, FACEP, is a board-certified emergency physician and a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP). He attended medical school at Columbia University in New York and completed a residency in emergency medicine at Stanford University.
Sovndal’s ties to elite-level cycling run deep: He was a team physician for the Garmin-Sharp Professional Cycling Team for seven years, has worked most every major race in Europe and the United States, and has written two books on cycling (Cycling Anatomy and Fitness Cycling). He founded Thrive HFM (Health–Fitness–Medicine) in 2005, an elite-level training business through which he offers personalized and interactive sports training and wellness management.
Sovndal has worked extensively in prehospital medical care, including EMS, fire service, and tactical medicine. He currently is the medical director for Med Evac (Rotor Wing Service) and multiple fire departments in Colorado. He is a state-certified fire fighter and provides care for the Denver FBI Tactical Team. He serves on the board of directors for the Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS) and is the medical director for the Rocky Mountain Tactical Team Association (RMTTA).
Sovndal lives in Colorado with his wife, Stephanie, and four children, Soren, Theron, Saveah, and Elias.