Lessons and Activities to Build Bike Safety and Awareness with Duston Morris Webinar

2 modules


Course Length
60 mins

Hope Graham

16 Apr 2019



In this webinar, participants will be provided an overview of lessons and activities that can be incorporated into youth multisport  training programs, youth camps, and/or youth clinics to help young triathletes develop:
1) basic bike handling skills 
2) basic helmet safety & rules of the road
3) basic elements of bike fit and bike set up
4) utilization of bike trainers 
5) variation in leg strength vs. leg speed using interval training
6) ability to measure and compare rates of perceived exertion
7) working knowledge of bike frame parts & accessories 

Participants will also review assessment tools that can be used within each of the activities to help monitor progress and provide feedback to youth triathletes. This webinar is suitable for coaches looking to develop ideas on how to utilize nontraditional training activities to promote training and growth among young triathletes.  

Duston Morris, PhD, MS, CHES
Dr. Duston Morris is an Associate Professor in Health Sciences at the University of Central Arkansas and is also a running and triathlon coach. He has an extensive background in youth multisport training, youth multisport clinic and curriculum development, and triathlon coaching. Dr. Morris has helped numerous multisport athletes achieve success, qualifying for Age Group Nationals, 70.3 World Championships, and Team USA. He utilizes his personal experiences (Boston Marathoner, Ironman Finisher, Age Group Nationals, U.S. Half Nationals) as an endurance athlete to inspire and motivate other athletes regarding the comprehensive benefit of participating in the multisport lifestyle. His research interests include the relationship between exercise, physical activity and other healthy lifestyle characteristics for children and adults, the relationship between multisport participation and improved sexuality among healthy adults, and the impact of multisport curriculum on biological markers of youth multisport athletes.     


USA Triathlon Coach Webinars
USA Triathlon offers a variety of webinars designed specifically for triathlon coaches. Each webinar is approximately 60 minutes in length. Webinars can be purchased for $34.99 each and come with the webinar recording, PowerPoint slides and a 10 question webinar exam. Coaches earn 1 USAT CEU upon passing a webinar exam. A passing score is 80% or higher. Please note, webinar purchases are nonrefundable.

For questions regarding the webinar program, please email coaching@usatriathlon.org.

Learning Credits

Lessons and Activities to Build a Bike Safety and Awareness by Duston Morris Webinar
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Too boring, monotone. Need alternative credits for experienced coaches without expensive ceu online courses
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Added 11 months ago, by Anonymous
Quiz included several questions there were really not a focus. Content was good. Videos of a practice could have been a good resource/demonstration for newer Y&J coaches.
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