LECTURE SERIES & WEBINARS
Join The Micheli Center and the Division of Sports Medicine for our lecture series & webinars. We will discuss hot and important topics related to sports and dance medicine, injury prevention, and performance optimization.
Saturday, March 13, 2021
"Running & Nutrition: Training from Beginner to Marathon"
The Zoom webinar link will be emailed to registered attendees the day before the lecture.
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Dr. Kristin Whitney, a director of the Injured Runners Clinic at Boston Children’s Hospital, will cover running basics and marathon training program basics with regard to gradual building for endurance. She will also include when to rest or seek consultation for running related Injuries. Nicole Farnsworth, clinical nutrition specialist, will focus on the nutrition basics - macronutrients, timing nutrition before/during/after runs - as well as when to reach out to a sports dietitian for help. Sara Collins, injury prevention specialist, will share the importance of strength training and conditioning prior to running in order to build strength and prevent injury. She will do this by demonstrating key exercises to perform in order to assist in the prevention of injuries often found in distance runners.
The National Strength and Conditioning Association approved 0.2 CEU(s) in category A for certified individuals attending this event.
Non credit-seeking: Free
Who should attend: Runners, athletes, athletic trainers, strength & conditioning specialists, physicians, physical therapists