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    Catch-22—Why Fundamental Motor Skills are so Important
    The purpose of this article is to highlight the 22 fundamental motor skills and offer practical suggestions for implementing fundamental motor skill training into an activity plan.
    A High School Weight Training Curriculum Model
    Coaches serve an important role as teachers in physical education and movement, which is often overlooked by administrators. This article provides an example of a good curriculum model.
    Becoming A High School Strength And Conditioning Coach
    In this career series article, Coach McHenry provides a path for education, certification, knowledge, and networking essential to excelling as a successful high school strength and conditioning coach.
    Is Strength and Conditioning Necessary for the Youth Football Athlete?
    Youth weight training is often misunderstood. However, as more injuries occur in youth football, we have to ask if strength and conditioning could help prevent both the severity and frequency of injuries.
    NCAA Acknowledges NSCA’s Effort for Raised Certification Standards
    The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Acknowledges the National Strength and Conditioning Association’s (NSCA) Effort to Raise the Certification Standards
    NSCA Advocates to Raise Certification Standards
    The NSCA is developing awareness efforts on the importance of certification standards for strength and conditioning coaches in the NCAA to ultimately contribute to a safer training environment for students athletes.
    Practical Application for Long-Term Athletic Development
    Learn about the framework for practical, functional, and sequential skill development for a “best practices” model. This model is designed to develop a movement vocabulary, physical literacy, and movement skills for improved athleticism.
    Sprint Training For Women's College Soccer
    Learn about the role of acceleration and velocity in improving soccer performance. From the NSCA's Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. Full-text article available to the public.
    Structuring a Resistance Training Program to Combat Childhood Obesity
    Childhood obesity is a growing concern in the United States. We need to get our kids eating better and exercising more. Here are some tips to make resistance training more fun and effective for today's youth.
    What is a Special Population?
    Introducing the National Strength and Conditioning Association's new Certified Special Population Specialist (CSPS) credential, established in 2012 to address the fitness needs of individuals afflicted by chronic or temporary health conditions.