University of Kentucky
Futurelearn
date_range Starts on April 15, 2019
event_note End date April 30, 2019
list 6 sequences
assignment Level : Introductive
label Sports
chat_bubble_outline Language : English
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timer 24 hours in total

About the content

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.

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Syllabus

  1. Training
  2. Nutrition
  3. Psychology
  4. Fatigue and pain
  5. Respiratory health
  6. Endurance injuries and rehabilitation
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Intructors

Lucy Hale
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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The University of Kentucky is the Commonwealth’s flagship, land-grant institution of higher learning. With more than 30,000 students and 16 academic colleges and a graduate school, it is one of only eight universities in America with the full range of professional, medical and liberal arts programs on one contiguous campus.
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FutureLearn is a massive open online course (MOOC) learning platform founded in December 2012.

It is a company launched and wholly owned by The Open University in Milton Keynes, England. It is the first UK-led massive open online course learning platform, and as of March 2015 included 54 UK and international University partners and unlike similar platforms includes four non-university partners: the British Museum, the British Council, the British Library and the National Film and Television School.

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