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Monitoring Training and Performance in Athletes Print CE Course

Monitoring Training and Performance in Athletes Print CE Course

$149.00 USD

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    Print Course

    Course components are delivered as printed products:

    Monitoring Training and Performance in Athletes book

    • Study guide

    • Continuing education exam

    The use of performance monitoring systems in athletic training has grown due to technological advances. Practitioners who work with athletes from high school to elite levels in a range of sports use these systems to observe athlete data, including exercise intensity, athletic fitness, and body responses. Monitoring Training and Performance in Athletes CE Course is a compilation of evidence-based guidelines and best practices for athlete monitoring that will help certified professionals keep up with these advances and ultimately incorporate training adjustments to optimize performance.

    In this course, you will learn to monitor body stress, biochemical markers, and hormonal responses; find out about reliability of modern methods, such as wearable technology and questionnaires; and learn how to interpret data to modify training programs in real time. The course includes guidelines, approaches, and solutions for challenges in athlete monitoring for individual and team sports, as well as suggestions for integrating monitoring with coaching.

    The Monitoring Training and Performance in Athletes CE Course is an invaluable resource for strength and conditioning, athletic training, and personal training professionals who work with athletes and monitor training programs.

    Learning Objectives

    At the completion of this course, you will be able to do the following:

    • Explain the importance of monitoring athletes

    • Apply analysis techniques to investigate individual data

    • Describe the physiological effects of training stress

    • Identify and implement methods for monitoring training stress

    • Explain measures of fitness and fatigue used for athlete monitoring

    • Implement a range of technologies in monitoring athletes

    • Apply science to the art of coaching

    • Describe the guidelines, approaches, challenges, and solutions for monitoring athletes


    A continuing education course for strength and conditioning, athletic training, and personal training professionals who work with athletes and monitor training programs.

    Table of Contents

    Course Syllabus
    Course Materials
    Course Instructions
    Learning Objectives
    Learning With the Monitoring Training and Performance in Athletes Book
    Chapter 1. Why Monitor Athletes?
    Chapter 2. Research Tools for Athlete Monitoring
    Chapter 3. Physiological Effects of Training Stress
    Chapter 4. Quantifying Training Stress
    Chapter 5. Measures of Fitness and Fatigue
    Chapter 6. Current Monitoring Practices and Technologies
    Chapter 7. Integrating Monitoring With Coaching
    Chapter 8. Athlete Monitoring Guidelines for Individual Sports
    Chapter 9. Athlete Monitoring Guidelines for Team Sports
    Learning Activities Answer Key
    Exam and Evaluation
    Exam Answer Sheet
    Course Evaluation
    Certificate Information

    About the Author

    Mike McGuigan, PhD, CSCS, is a professor of strength and conditioning at Auckland University of Technology (AUT) in New Zealand and a member of AUT’s Sports Performance Research Institute New Zealand. He is one of the world’s leading scientific researchers on athlete monitoring and is highly regarded internationally for his work on resistance training and strength and power development.

    Before working at AUT, McGuigan was at Edith Cowan University and the University of Wisconsin–La Crosse and worked as a sport scientist for High Performance Sport New Zealand. He also has vast experience as an athlete monitoring consultant for elite athletes and coaches, working with high-profile New Zealand sport teams such as the All Blacks and the Silver Ferns.

    McGuigan is a strength and conditioning specialist certified by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). He received the NSCA’s Outstanding Young Investigator of the Year Award in 2007 and the William J. Kraemer Most Outstanding Sport Scientist Award in 2016. He serves as an associate editor of the Journal of Australian Strength and Conditioning, the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, and the International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance.