Optimising Endurance Performance is an evidence-based course aimed at helping coaches manage the endurance athlete. By the end of the course student should have a greater understanding of: â€¢ Potential causes of injury in endurance sports and be able to identify them in athletes. â€¢ The role of injury risk reduction and the importance of the therapist in achieving this. â€¢ How to manage training load in endurance athletes, including how to progress load distance safely. â€¢ The importance of strength and conditioning in endurance sports, and an ability to prescribe strength and conditioning regimes within a training regime. â€¢ The selection and application of numerous treatment techniques to assist the endurance athlete. â€¢ The importance and application of a range of recovery strategies to assist the endurance athlete.