ADVANCING THE STRENGTH &
CONDITIONING PROFESSION

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CONDITIONING PROFESSION

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Introducing NSCA TV, where you get instant access to educational videos and original strength and conditioning content. Subscribe now to watch clinics, conferences, career videos, and member-generated content. Sign up for a month-to-month, annual subscription or get access with an NSCA Membership.

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Latest Articles

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Adapting to the Digital Transformation of the Fitness Industry
By Kane Hanson, CSCS | October 15, 2021

This article presents advice on how personal trainers can step up their digital footprint and be successful in unprecedented times.


Pre-Workout Supplementation – The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
By Ronald Snarr, PhD, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT, TSAC-F, Catherine Gallagher, Rachael Childers, Alyssa West, CSCS, NSCA-CPT, and Michelle Eisenman | October 08, 2021

Do you know what is in your client’s pre-workout drinks? This article discusses the most common individual ingredients typically found within pre-workouts and describes “the good, the bad, and the ugly” associated with its usage.


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Needs Analysis and Program Design for Emergency Medical Service Personnel
By Susannah Reiner, CSCS, NSCA-CPT | October 08, 2021

This article seeks to analyze the needs analysis for emergency medical service (EMS) personnel and provide sample strength and conditioning programming for EMS personnel.


Run and Cut
By Developing Speed | October 01, 2021

This excerpt from Developing Speed describes an agility drill that aims to develop change of direction.


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Certification

Advance Your Career With an NSCA Certification

NSCA certifications are for dedicated, knowledge-hungry, hardworking strength and conditioning professionals. When you have an NSCA credential on your resume you elevate yourself. You become the standard that employers seek when hiring strength and conditioning positions. NSCA certifications can help differentiate you from the competition while joining the ranks of some of the top experts in the industry. If you’re ready, rise to the occasion. Equip yourself with the tools needed to apply evidence-based research to positively impact the health, lives, and athletic performance of others. .

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Report CEUs

Review, record, and edit your CEU activities and achievements.

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CEU Opportunities

Find live, in-person events and home study learning opportunities that qualify for NSCA-approved CEUs. These are valid toward recertification for all four NSCA certifications.

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Professional Development

Connect Locally

One of the greatest benefits of joining NSCA’s community of strength and conditioning professionals is access to a growing network of top strength coaches, personal trainers and others who share your passion for evidence-based best practices.

Job Board

Search or post strength and conditioning jobs on NSCA's Job Board.

Special Interest Groups

Make the most of your NSCA membership by engaging with others who share your interests through one or more Special Interest Groups (SIGs).
Scott Charland, MA, CSCS

Why be an NSCA Member?

"I stay an NSCA member for the relationships I have made and for opportunities to mentor young coaches."

NSCA Highlights

NSCA Board Volunteer Leadership Positions

We are seeking dedicated individuals to lead the Association and advance the strength and conditioning profession. Openings are now available for volunteer leadership positions on the NSCA’s Board of Directors.

Ready for your higher education program to become NSCA recognized?

Apply today and start demonstrating your credibility to prospective students. Don’t delay, be sure your application is submitted by the October 1, 2021 deadline.

Annual Award Nominations Are Open

Members can nominate for the Educator, Personal Trainer, and High School Strength and Conditioning Coach of Year, in addition to the Nutritional Research Achievement, Sports Medicine/Rehabilitation Specialist, Terry J. Housh Outstanding Young Investigator, and William J. Kraemer Outstanding Sport Scientist awards.

Educational Videos and Strength and Conditioning Content

Subscribe now to watch clinics, conferences, career videos, and member-generated content. Sign up for a month-to-month, annual subscription or get access with an NSCA Membership.

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