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Human Kinetics Hosting Webinar Running for Women

Human Kinetics and Jason Karp, author of Running for Women will present the free hour-long webinar “Running for Women” on Wednesday, February 20 at 2:00 PM Eastern Standard Time.

This webinar is hosted by our partners at Human Kinetics and in conjunction with the Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon, an RRCA IL State Championship Event .

Description: The menstrual cycle is the defining physiological characteristic of females. Coupled with the many anatomical, physiological, hormonal, and metabolic differences between males and females, the menstrual cycle and its constant fluctuation of hormones influence many aspects of a woman’s physiology, including oxygen consumption, body temperature, hydration, bone health, and metabolism, many of which influence females’ response to training. In this insightful webinar, Dr. Jason Karp delves into the science of a woman, discussing her unique physiology and offering recommendations for training to maximize results.

About the presenter: Jason Karp, PhD, is an exercise physiologist, a running and fitness expert, and the 2011 IDEA Personal Trainer of the Year. He offers science-based coaching to runners of all levels and consulting to coaches through his company, RunCoachJason. He is in demand as a presenter at numerous coaching, fitness, and academic conferences, including U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association, American College of Sports Medicine, American Society of Exercise Physiologists, and IDEA World Fitness Convention. Karp is also a prolific writer, with five books and more than 200 articles published in magazines, including Runner’s World, Running Times, Shape, Oxygen, Self, and Ultra-Fit. Karp has enjoyed success coaching at high school, college, and club levels. He has taught USA Track & Field’s highest level of coaching certification and was an instructor at the USATF/U.S. Olympic Committee’s Emerging Elite Coaches Camp at the U.S. Olympic Training Center. The founder and coach of REVO2LT running team and a competitive runner himself, Dr. Karp is a USA Track & Field-certified coach and is sponsored by PowerBar as a member of PowerBar Team Elite.

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