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Triathlon Anatomy Online CE Course

Triathlon Anatomy Online CE Course


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    Online Course

    Course components are delivered online:
    • Triathlon Anatomy e-book
    • Study guide
    • Continuing education exam
    The Triathlon Anatomy continuing education course covers decades of practical experience and medical expertise and explores the nuances of developing the complete triathlete. The course includes step-by-step instructions for 82 multisport exercises depicted by 177 full-color anatomical illustrations that show you how to develop your clients’ strength, power, speed, and endurance, which are essential for safely swimming in open water, cycling steep inclines, and running on various terrains.

    You’ll learn how to modify exercises to target specific areas, reduce muscle tension, and minimize common injuries. Best of all, you’ll learn how to put it all together to develop training programs based on your clients’ individual needs and goals. 

    Whether you’re training clients for their first triathlon or preparing them for their sixth Ironman, Triathlon Anatomy will ensure you’re both ready to deliver your personal best.

    The online course includes an e-book, study guide containing a course syllabus, and chapter learning activities to prepare you for the 25-question continuing education exam at the conclusion of the course.

    Course Objectives
    At the conclusion of this study guide, you will be able to do the following:
    • Describe the cardiovascular changes that occur with training.
    • Use the most efficient exercises specific to triathlon.
    • Determine the appropriate strengthening exercises for each body part.
    • Design a basic training routine for a triathlete.
    • Devise proper injury-prevention protocols for common triathlon injuries.
    Skills Active / REPs pre requisites can be found here:


    A continuing education course for personal trainers, group exercise instructors, fitness coaches, strength and conditioning professionals, and athletic trainers

    Table of Contents

    Course Syllabus
    Course Materials
    Course Instructions
    Learning Objectives
    Learning With the Triathlon Anatomy Book

    Chapter 1: The Triathlete in Motion
    Chapter 2: Cardio Training
    Chapter 3: Creating a Customized Training Plan
    Chapter 4: Arms
    Chapter 5: Shoulders
    Chapter 6: Chest
    Chapter 7: Core
    Chapter 8: Back and Neck
    Chapter 9: Legs
    Chapter 10: Whole-Body Training
    Chapter 11: Injury Prevention

    Learning Activities Answer Key
    Certificate Information
    Course Evaluation

    About the Author

    Mark Klion, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist. After receiving a bachelor’s degree from St. Lawrence University in upstate New York, he earned his medical degree from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. He completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital. He then completed a sports medicine fellowship at the University of Chicago. During his fellowship he specialized in arthroscopic surgery and reconstructive knee and shoulder surgery. He is a clinical instructor at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and a member of their shoulder and sports medicine service. He serves as an educator for the medical school and the department of orthopedic surgery. He is also the director of orthopedics at St. Barnabas Hospital in New York. He performs the newest techniques for cartilage repair, regeneration, and meniscal transplantation. Dr. Klion has extensive experience with arthroscopic rotator cuff repairs and shoulder stabilization procedures.

    Dr. Klion is also an avid triathlete and marathon runner. He has completed 10 Ironman triathlons, including Hawaii Ironmans in 2000 and 2001. He has completed 15 marathons and several ultradistance races. He is also the creator of the DVD series BodyworksMD, a physician-guided physical therapy rehabilitation program. He is the medical codirector for the New York City Triathlon and Toughman Half Ironman and is the orthopedic consultant for the Triathlon Academy and Foundation bicycle team.

    Troy Jacobson has been a leader in the field of triathlon coaching since 1992. He is the owner of Lifesports, Inc., an endurance multisport coaching company, and is recognized as a pioneer in developing and marketing online coaching services. He is the innovator and driving force behind the popular endurance sport training DVDs Spinervals Cycling and founded the National Triathlon Academy in 2000. In the mid-1990s he created Train Right software, an intuitive coaching program chosen as the official software of Tri-Fed USA.

    When Tri-Fed became USA Triathlon, Jacobson became a member of the inaugural USA Triathlon coaching committee. A personal coach to athletes of all abilities from age-grouper to Olympian, Jacobson served as the official coach of Ironman from 2010 through 2012 and was head triathlon coach at Life Time Fitness, a publicly traded national health club chain.

    Jacobson has been a competitive triathlete since 1988 and continues to compete at the elite masters level. In the 1990s he became a professional triathlete, winning several USA Triathlon Long Course National Championships and placing as high as 20th overall at the Ironman Triathlon World Championships. For more information, visit his website at


    Quotes for Triathlon Anatomy by Mark Klion and Troy Jacobson

    "Troy Jacobson has been at the forefront of coaching athletes of all levels for more than 20 years. Triathlon Anatomy reflects his coaching philosophy, which has generated as much success for his clients as any coach in our sport."

    Kevin O'Connor-- Owner of Gear West Bike & Triathlon, Six-Time Ironman Hawaii Athlete (9:13 Kona PR) , 2009 USAT Overall Duathlete of the Year

    "Triathlon Anatomy is packed with exercises and advice to help multisport athletes perform better and stay injury free. Whether you're a weekend warrior or an Ironman veteran, Triathlon Anatomy should be in your training library.”

    Jonathan Cane-- Cofounder of City Coach Multisport , Nike Running Coach

    “In Triathlon Anatomy, Mark Klion and Troy Jacobson help triathletes get the most out of their strength training workouts while avoiding injury. The book is an essential resource for anyone striving for multisport success.”

    Lee Silverman-- Owner, JackRabbit Sports