As the worldwide authority on strength and conditioning, we support and disseminate research-based knowledge and its practical application to improve athletic performance and fitness.
Founded in 1978, the NSCA has been serving its members by bridging the gap between science and application. Take an online tour of the NSCA’s legacy and learn about the Association’s impact on strength and conditioning as both a practice and profession.
The NSCA brings together a diverse group of professionals from the sport science, athletic, allied health, and fitness industries. Its initiatives are governed by a board of nine directors and managed by an executive director and staff to carry out business.
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The NSCA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit international education association with an active voice in the news for advancements in the field of strength and conditioning. Browse our library of association updates, press releases and media hits or contact us for more information.
The NSCA headquarters features a 6,000-square-foot state-of-the-art Performance Center designed specifically to train athletes of all levels - from novice and youth to tactical and elite. The NSCA Performance Center serves as a proving ground for the testing and application of scientific principles to optimize sports performance.