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The SCJ is the professional
journal for strength coaches, personal trainers, physical therapists, athletic
trainers, and other health professionals working in the strength and conditioning
Earn CEUs. Browse the list of NSCA approved home study courses and live events.
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January 10-11, 2014
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The National Strength and Conditioning Association is dedicated to empowering the strength coach. A coaching path has been created that leads to becoming a Registered Strength and Conditioning Coach (RSCC) which includes certification and experience. View the Coaching Performance page for tools and information.
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Anyone interested in coaching can enter the coaching strength and conditioning development path as an associate member and get a free strength and conditioning program.
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The NSCA Performance Center is a state-of-the-art training facility dedicated to the enhancement of athletic performance for athletes of all ages and skill levels.
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Founded more than one hundred years ago as a way to protect student-athletes, the NCAA continues to implement that principle with increased emphasis on both athletics and academic excellence.
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Ron McKeefery is a nationally recognized leader in the field of sports development. He has lectured for the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Association (CSCCa), and numerous major universities.
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Time changes just about everything, but some things remain untouched. Speed development training has remained nearly the same since this article was first published.
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Nearly one-third of a 16 sport NCAA Division 1 institution’s injuries were due to overtraining. This article provides common sense guidelines in the prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of overuse injuries as given by the American Association of Orthopedic Sports Medicine and American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons.
“As a performance coach, the NSCA provides me with up to date and new information, which allows me to construct various programs for my athletes."
Coach Travis Brown, CSCS, *D, Sports Performance Coach, Rapid Sports Performance
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