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Happy Runner Online CE Exam, The

Happy Runner Online CE Exam, The

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    Online Course

    This product is delivered online:
    • Continuing education exam
    • NOTE: The text The Happy Runner is required for successful completion of this exam but is not included in this version. Purchase this version only if you already own the text or ebook.
    Consisting of 75 multiple-choice questions, this continuing education exam is designed to be taken after reading The Happy Runner. The exam will test your knowledge of the information presented in the book so you can help your clients achieve their running potential and pursue continuing education in the process.

    Learning Objectives
    After reading this book and successfully completing the 75-question multiple-choice exam, you will be able to do the following:
    • Understand the overall philosophy of creating a healthier and happier runner.
    • Discuss why results should matter less, and explain how kindness and self-acceptance positively affect running.
    • Explain why the authors recommend that 80 percent of running training should be easy running.
    • Describe how running can be used as an action-based therapy to lessen the effects of stress, anxiety, and depression.
    • Understand why the 20 percent rule is critical for creating a faster and more efficient runner.
    • Recognize the benefits of performing strides to help boost running economy.
    • Discuss the impact of hill training on overall running performance.
    • Define the role of cross-training in a running program.
    • Describe the use of rest and recovery methods in creating a happy runner.
    • Explain why tapering is a complicated process that is necessary for faster times.
    • Understand why sleep is crucial for improving running performance.

    Audience

    A continuing education course for strength and conditioning coaches, personal trainers, athletic trainers, and other certified fitness professionals.

    Table of Contents

    The Happy Runner Table of Contents

    Acknowledgments
    Introduction: The Happy Runner

    Part I. The Happy Runner Rules
    Chapter 1. Embrace the Process
    Chapter 2. Know Your “Why?”
    Chapter 3. Power Yourself With Kindness
    Chapter 4. It’s Not All Puppies and Unicorns

    Part II. The Happy Runner Training Principles
    Chapter 5. Principle 1: Easy Means Easy, Not the Absence of Pain
    Chapter 6. Principle 2: Learn How to Run Fast Before You Practice Running Hard
    Chapter 7. Principle 3: Build Strength From Speed
    Chapter 8. Principle 4: Specificity Matters, But Less Than You May Think
    Chapter 9. Principle 5: Healthy Running Is Active and Earned

    Conclusion: You Are Awesome
    About the Authors
    Earn Continuing Education Credits/Units
    Exam and Evaluation
    Exam Answer Sheet
    Exam
    Course Evaluation
    Certificate Information

    Author

    David Roche started the Some Work, All Play (SWAP) team in 2013 and is a coach to some of the top trail runners in the world. He has been called one of the best ultramarathon coaches by several running media outlets. His athletes have won some of the biggest trail races, including the Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run and the Hardrock 100. He is a two-time national champion, a three-time member of Team USA, and the 2014 USATF Men’s Sub-Ultra Trail Runner of the Year. He is also a contributing editor for Trail Runner Magazine. David graduated from Columbia University with a degree in environmental science and received a master's degree and law degree from Duke University.

    Megan Roche joined the SWAP coaching team in 2016. She is the 2016 USATF Women’s Ultra Trail Runner of the Year and Sub-Ultra Trail Runner of the Year, a four-time national champion, the North American Mountain Running Champion, and a six-time member of Team USA. She attended Duke University, where she played on the field hockey team and raced on the cross country and track teams before graduating with a degree in neuroscience. Megan received her medical degree from Stanford University in 2018.