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Breakthrough Women's Running Online CE Exam

Breakthrough Women's Running Online CE Exam

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$129.00 USD

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    Online Course

    This product is delivered online:
    • Continuing education exam
    • NOTE: The text Breakthrough Women’s Running 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 75 multiple-choice and true-false questions, this continuing education exam is designed to be taken after reading Breakthrough Women’s Running. The exam will test your knowledge of the information presented in the book, so you can understand how to motivate and challenge women runners.

    Learning Objectives
    After reading the book and successfully completing the 75-question exam, you will be able to do the following:
    • List realistic running goals that can motivate and challenge women runners.
    • Describe the six types of recovery.
    • Define HRV.
    • Discuss the importance of proper nutrition while running and identify food sources that can help women runners meet their nutritional needs.
    • Explain how the menstrual cycle can affect running and ways to help relieve symptoms during various times in the cycle.
    • Describe the prenatal and postnatal changes that affect running.
    • Recognize the advantages and disadvantages of cross-training.
    • Demonstrate mobility and strength-training exercises and explain their benefit to running.
    • Describe the goal of each phase of running training.
    • Distinguish between the types of runs and recognize how to incorporate them into a training program.
    • Practice mental tools such as visualization that enhance running performance.
    • Define VDOT.
    • Describe race strategies for a 5K, 10K, half marathon, and marathon.

    Audience

    Personal trainers, strength and conditioning professionals, and other certified fitness professionals.

    Author

    Neely Spence Gracey began running in eighth grade and quickly saw success, which deepened her motivation to pursue big goals. At the high school level she won four Pennsylvania state championships. Upon graduation, she attended Shippensburg University (SU) and became an eight-time Division II national champion. During Neely’s time at SU, she studied human communication with a coaching minor because she knew she wanted to become a pro athlete and start coaching other runners toward their goals.

    In 2012, she signed her first pro contract and married her husband Dillon, and in 2013 Get Running Coaching was born. The business has continued to grow, as has Neely’s family, with the addition of sons Athens in 2018 and Rome in 2021. She’s worked with hundreds of runners all over the world to help them achieve their breakthroughs, from the mile to the marathon. On the roads, she’s a three-time Olympic Trials qualifier, was the top American at the 2016 Boston Marathon, and is the 11th American female ever to break 70 minutes in the half marathon. Her personal records are 4:36 for the mile, 15:25 for the 5K, 32:16 for the 10K, 1:09 for the half marathon, and 2:34 for the marathon. She looks forward to her next breakthrough season and has her sights set on qualifying for her fourth Olympic Trials in 2024. The running community inspires her to keep working toward her goals as an athlete, coach, and mother.

    Cindy Kuzma is a freelance writer, author, and podcaster; a regular contributor to Runner’s World, Women’s Running, and a wide variety of other sports, fitness, and health publications; and the coauthor of Rebound: Train Your Mind to Bounce Back Stronger From Sports Injuries. Cindy specializes in covering injury prevention and recovery, everyday athletes who accomplish extraordinary things, and the active community in her beloved Chicago, where winter forges deep bonds between those athletes brave enough to train through it. She has run 22 marathons—including seven in Boston—and she never gets tired of plotting her next breakthrough.

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