Ten CEUs Available to USAT Coaches at the RVA Endurance Athlete Symposium and Expo

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Tidewater Physical Therapy’s Feb. 1, 2014 symposium to feature three nationally recognized endurance athletes, coaches and sports medicine experts.

Billed as a day of motivation and education, the Tidewater Physical Therapy-hosted symposium and expo will feature six international, national and local speakers.

USA Triathlon (USAT) coaches can earn 10 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for attending the inaugural Richmond Endurance Athlete Symposium and Expo on Feb. 1, 2014, USAT confirmed this week.

USAT, the national governing body for triathlons, has certified more than 2,000 triathlon coaches in the U.S. to help develop athletes in the fastest growing sport in the U.S. Olympic Movement.

Billed as a day of motivation and education, the Tidewater Physical Therapy-hosted symposium and expo will feature six international, national and local speakers, including international triathlete Michellie Jones, Olympic coach Chris Carmichael and elite professional cyclist Frankie Andreu.

In addition to the athletes and coaches who will speak, the event includes the following educational sessions:

  • Recognizing Swimmer’s Shoulder: Causes, Treatments and Return to Endurance Following Injury
  • Running Injuries and Applying Principles of Biomechanics to Prevent Injury
  • Training for the Time Crunched Athlete
  • Physiologic Parameters for the Endurance Athlete
  • Mental Training: Don’t Let Your Thoughts Limit Success

Registration to attend the event is $25 in advance or $35 at the door. Students with a valid high school or College ID can attend for $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Seating is limited and pre-registration is encouraged.

Registration for coaches seeking the USAT CEU Credits is $60.

Proceeds from this event will benefit Richmond 2015 and The Brain Injury Association of Virginia (BIAV).

Richmond 2015 is the organization that will bring top cyclists from around the world to Richmond to compete in the world cycling championships. BIAV is committed to advancing brain injury prevention, research, treatment and education and to improving the quality of life for all individuals impacted by brain injury.

Sponsorships for the event are still available. More than 300 athletes are expected to attend. Contact Geri Hall at ghall(at)tpti(dot)com or 804.323.7874 for more information.

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Founded in 1986, Tidewater Physical Therapy remains a physical therapist-owned, independent, outpatient physical therapy practice, with more than 30 locations across Southeast and Central Virginia and two Performance Centers.

For more information about Tidewater Physical Therapy, visit http://www.tpti.com. Learn more about the Tidewater Performance Center at http://www.tidewaterperform.com.


Founded in 1982, USA Triathlon serves as the National Governing Body for triathlon – the fastest growing sport in the U.S. Olympic Movement – as well as duathlon, aquathlon, aquabike, winter triathlon, off-road triathlon and paratriathlon in the United States.

USA Triathlon sanctions more than 4,300 races and connects with more than 550,000 members each year, making it the largest multisport organization in the world.

In addition to its work with athletes, coaches, and race directors on the grassroots level, USA Triathlon provides leadership and support to elite athletes competing at international events, including International Triathlon Union (ITU) World Championships, Pan American Games and the Summer Olympic Games. USA Triathlon is a proud member of the ITU and the United States Olympic Committee (USOC).

Learn more about USA Triathlon at http://www.usatriathlon.org.

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Stephanie Heinatz
Tidewater Physical Therapy, Inc.
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