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journal for strength coaches, personal trainers, physical therapists, athletic
trainers, and other health professionals working in the strength and conditioning
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The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Acknowledges the National Strength and Conditioning Association’s (NSCA) Effort to Raise the Certification Standards
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Bo Sandoval, MS, CSCS, RSCC, FMS, USAW-2, is the Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning for Olympic Sports at the University of Michigan, where he designs and implements supplemental performance programs for the men’s lacrosse and women’s basketball teams.
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Mark Kovacs, PhD, CSCS,*D, spoke during the NSCA's 2013 Coaches Conference about the importance of balancing conditioning with strength training, and the need to approach program design in such a way that all your athletes get what they need, no matter their fitness level or sport.
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“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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