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Endurance sports such as cycling, marathons and triathlons are increasingly popular. Events attract everyone from elite athletes striving for performance improvements, to sedentary individuals looking to improve their health and well-being.
Wherever you sit on this spectrum, this course will help you train for and improve your performance in endurance sports.
You will learn with sports scientists from the Endurance Research Group (ERG) at Kent’s School of Sport and Exercise Sciences – a world leader in endurance performance research and teaching.
- Fatigue and pain
- Respiratory health
- Endurance injuries and rehabilitation
I am a lecturer in Sport and Exercise Nutrition and a member of the Endurance Research Group (ERG) in the School of Sport and Exercise Sciences at The University of Kent, UK.
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