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Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research
The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research is the official research journal of the NSCA. This monthly research journal provides peer-reviewed original research and review articles, all of which are available to NSCA Professional Members.
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Within the context of resistance exercise prescription, the total volume of exercise, typically defined by the number of sets, is often manipulated to increase the acute fatigue stimulus and subsequent training adaptation.
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It is well established that high-intensity interval training (HIIT) is a valuable modality in preparation for competitions dominated by oxygen-dependent (aerobic) (e.g., distance running/cycling, etc.) and oxygen-independent (anaerobic) metabolic pathways (e.g., team sports, sprinting, etc.).
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Brent A. Alvar, Ph.D., CSCS*D, RSCC*D, FNSCA, Professor - Director of Research, Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions