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: * Potential causes of injury in endurance sports and be able to identify them in athletes. * The role of injury risk reduction and the importance of the therapist in achieving this. * How to manage training load in endurance athletes, including how to progress load distance safely. * The importance of strength and conditioning in endurance sports, and an ability to prescribe strength and conditioning regimes within a training regime. * The selection and application of numerous treatment techniques to assist the endurance athlete. * The importance and application of a range of recovery strategies to assist the endurance athlete.