CCP LEVEL 3
Below are the instructions to complete the CCP Level 3 online course. Once the last phase is successfully completed, your attained level will be updated on the coaching certification list. If you have any questions, please contact the Education Director.
To complete your Level 3 Certification, you must complete three topics (listed below under Level 3 Topics) and submit your answers to the questions associated with that topic. The questions for each topic are listed below that topic. You will need to register for each phase of this course individually (meaning you will need to checkout after each phase). You may access each registration by looking up the course name in events when logged into the database or by clicking on one of the four phases below. These phases must be completed in order.
Phase 1-Level 3 CCP
- You will pay for the course ($75) and gain access to exam 1.
- Before each of the exam phases, you need to choose one of the topics and answer the questions associated with that topic.
- You will need to have the name, number, and answers for that topic before going on to the next phase.
- Please note that each of your answers is limited to 500 characters (this is more than enough for each answer).
- Also, in phases 3 and 4 (exams 2 and 3), the answers from the previous topic may show in the text box, just delete those and enter your new answers.
Phase 2-Level 3 CCP Exam 1
You will submit your answers and gain access to exam 2. This registration is $0.
Phase 3-Level 3 CCP Exam 2
You will submit your answers and gain access to exam 3. This registration is $0.
Phase 4-Level 3 CCP Exam 3
You will submit your answers and upon successful completion of all three exams, you will gain certification for CCP Level 3. This registration is $0.
Level 3 Topics
Below are topics that can be viewed and/or studied for completion of the CCP Level 3 Course. This library of topics will be added to as often as possible. If there is a specific topic that you would like covered, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org, and it will be considered.
A concussion is defined as a traumatic brain injury that affects the way your brain functions. Most concussions are mild while the severity of others can go unnoticed. There are certain symptoms to look for, ways to treat concussions and preventing concussions.
- What are two causes of concussions?
- Name 5 symptoms of concussions.
- What is the best way to recover from a concussion?
- What type of medication should be used to treat concussions?
- What is “second-impact syndrome?”
- How deep does the water have to be to dive in safely?
The hip is the largest joint in the body and is extremely susceptible to injury. The muscles and joints surrounding the hip and groin are all connected, and must be treated accordingly. Stretching is very important for this area of the body.
1107-3 KNEE INJURIES
- What are the three hip injuries common to synchronized swimmers?
- What is an avulsion fracture?
- What are three ways to treat hip and groin injuries?
- What should warm up and warm down at practice consist of every day that helps prevent hip and groin injuries?
Synchro swimmers can be easily susceptible to knee injuries, for reasons such as the eggbeater kick that puts stress on the knees. Patella femoral syndrome is common to synchro swimmers and occurs when repetitive leg action causes irritation under and around the kneecap.
- What is a cause of knee injuries?
- What are three signs and symptoms of a knee injury?
- What types of treatments should be implemented?
- How does one prevent further knee injuries?
To have a successful performance diet, one must consider the quality, quantity and timing of meals.
- What types of food make for a quality diet?
- Roughly how many calories should a female teenage synchro swimmer consume a day?
- How often should meals be eaten in order to regulate metabolism and maintain sugar levels?
1107-5 NUTRITION2- RECOVERY
One of the most important thing athletes should be doing is recovering from training with the right nutrition.
- What are the “3 R’s” of recovery talked about in the video?
- At what point after a training session should recovery nutrition take place?
- Low-fat chocolate milk and yogurt include what two types of food that we want our recovery nutrition to include?
1107-6 NUTRITION3- HYDRATION
Hydrating athletes is the most commonly overlooked area when it comes to performance improvement.
- What percentage of performance is decreased due to a 1% decrease in body weight from sweat loss?
- How do you determine a hydration schedule?
- What are fluids, in addition to water, that adequately hydrate the body?
- How much fluid should an athlete drink while AT practice?
1107-7 SHOULDER INJURIES
The shoulders are one of the most commonly injured areas for a synchronized swimmer. The injuries are usually either impingement syndrome (when repetitive arm motion leads to muscles becoming pinched between the bones that form the shoulder joints) or tendonitis (the formation of microscopic tears in tendons of those same muscles, resulting in inflammation). Mild or severe, there are ways to treat these injuries.
- Besides over training and not getting enough recovery time between workouts, what are other causes of shoulder injuries?
- What are 2 signs and symptoms of a shoulder injury?
- What are some preventative measures for should injuries in synchro?
- If pain has already surfaced in the athlete, what should the coach do?