This free webinar will provide athletes the basics of the cardiovascular system and what the heart does, risk factors and warning signs, what you can do to protect your heart, and training and racing tips to keep you healthy.

Course Curriculum

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    Heart Health for Athletes

    • CV Health - Athletes

About the instructor


Joan Scrivanich

Joan holds an advanced degree in Exercise Physiology from Columbia University, an Ivy League research university in New York City. She also holds the industry-leading Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) certification from the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), the worldwide authority on strength and conditioning. Before becoming a full-time coach, she worked in the healthcare field at the nation’s top ranked hospitals in New York City, which included Columbia University Medical Center, Mt. Sinai Medical Center, and NYU Medical Center.Joan’s Degrees and Certifications include:Master’s Degree in Applied Exercise Physiology from Columbia UniversityBachelor’s Degree in Psychology and Biology from Seton Hall UniversityUSA Triathlon Certified CoachIRONMAN Certified CoachUSA Track and Field Certified CoachUSA Track and Field Registered CoachNSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning SpecialistNSCA Certified Personal TrainerUnited States Olympic Committee SafeSport ProgramTraining Peaks Level 2 Accredited CoachBasic Cardiac Life Support