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Cycling Anatomy With CE Exam-2nd Edition

Cycling Anatomy With CE Exam-2nd Edition

$69.00 USD

Available As

    Online Course

    The package components are as follows:
    • Cycling Anatomy, Second Edition, text
    • Continuing education exam (accessed online)
    Use Cycling Anatomy, Second Edition With CE Exam, to ensure your clients are prepared for every challenge that comes their way, from steep inclines to slick terrains.

    Utilizing the same methods that elite cyclists use, you can employ this well-rounded collection of 89 strength and conditioning exercises to maximize cycling power, speed, and endurance to improve your clients’ cycling performance. Each exercise includes clear step-by-step descriptions and full-color anatomical illustrations that highlight the primary muscle being used. You’ll find dozens of variations that use a wide range of training equipment so you can modify exercises to target specific areas and minimize common cycling injuries.

    Upon completing the book, certified professionals can take the companion CE exam to earn continuing education credits.

    Learning Objectives
    After completing this course, 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.

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1. The Cyclist in Motion
    Chapter 2. Strength Training Principles
    Chapter 3. Arms
    Chapter 4. Shoulders and Neck
    Chapter 5. Chest
    Chapter 6. Back
    Chapter 7. Core
    Chapter 8. Leg Isolation
    Chapter 9. Leg Complete Power
    Chapter 10. Whole-Body Training for Cycling

    About the Author

    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.