“Connect With CKC” Virtual Series Week Five
Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC)’s weekly virtual series, “Connect with CKC” continues with a Wednesday June 10, 2020 session designed for members of the paddling community. Experts will present on a variety of topics including health, fitness and mental well-being.
All coaches who register will receive 1 Professional Development Point for each webinar they attend. Professional development points will be tracked in the Locker and will be counted towards NCCP Maintenance of Certification criteria.
This week’s session will be “Increasing Training Outcomes and Competitive Readiness: Nutrition Considerations,” presented by Erik Sesbreno (INS Quebec).Erik Sesbreno has been a full time sport dietitian in the Canadian high performance sports system for 5 years. He is currently the nutrition lead at l’Institut National du Sport du Québec in Montreal. He works with targeted international level athletes and coaches to develop and deliver world-class nutrition support in the daily training environment and design evidence-based nutrition plans focused on the needs of the sport and the athlete. He also conducts and collaborates in international and national applied sport research and innovation projects to further the discipline.
The aim of this presentation is to describe the important roles of nutrition on athletes’ development and performance. Special attention will be paid on how nutrition strategies are designed and coordinated to promote enhanced recovery and/or optimize training adaptation in the daily training environment and at the regattas.
Please note that there is a limited capacity for this virtual session. Registration will close once maximum capacity is reached. Please register early to guarantee your spot!
Date: Wednesday, June 10, 2020
Time: 2:00pm EST (1 hour)
Recordings of the virtual series sessions will be available on our website.
About Canoe Kayak Canada
Canoe Kayak Canada is the national governing body for competitive paddling in Canada, one of Canada’s top performing summer sports with a total of 24 Olympic medals, and a leader in the Paralympic movement. Canoe Kayak Canada is a member-based organization that includes an intricate network of clubs as well as provincial, territorial and divisional paddling associations. Elite National Team athletes proudly represent Canada at various competitions around the globe – most notably the Olympic Games, Paralympic Games, Pan American Games, ICF World Cups as well as Junior, Under 23 and Senior World Championships.