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High School Sports and Strength and Conditioning – Implications for Tactical Organizations
By Robert Lockie, PhD, TSAC-F, Megan McGuire, and Erika Hernandez, CSCS | February 26, 2021

This article explores the concept of how lifestyle behaviors encouraged at the high school-level could affect fitness during adulthood, with a focus on both sport and strength and conditioning participation.


Lacrosse
By Developing Agility and Quickness | February 19, 2021

This excerpt briefly explains programming agility sessions for lacrosse athletes.


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Online Training – Recommendations for Improving Fitness in Athletes and General Population
By Rupesh Choudhury, CSCS | February 19, 2021

In this article, personal trainers and strength and conditioning coaches will learn how Football Club of Mumbaikars has worked to maintain and even improved the fitness profile of its athletes using this online training protocol, and provide a template for how to apply this protocol to the general population.


Considering the Mental Health of Athletes
By Dr Andrew D. Gillham, PhD, CSCS,*D and Jennifer Pirkl | February 19, 2021

The purpose of this article is to explore some phrases that strength and conditioning coaches may hear or behaviors they may witness, and provide some direction to identify which allied healthcare and performance professionals may need to get involved to best help the strength and conditioning coach and athlete elevate their performance.


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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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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

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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

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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).
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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

Return to Training Resources

Safe Return to Training after COVD-19

NSCA’s COVID-19 Return to Training Taskforce has created a resources for strength and conditioning professionals who are part of the organizational planning process at their various institutions and places of business.

2020 Election Results

The votes are in!

We are thrilled to announce the results of the 2020 election, as voted by you, NSCA members. This year, we welcome four new members to our Board of Directors, including the President-Elect, one new member to the Nomination Committee, and will be moving forward with the accepted bylaw changes.

2020 Abstract Gallery

Annual 2020 ePoster Gallery

The 2020 NSCA Abstract Gallery is live! Bookmark your favorite poster, attach notes, and create a personalized summary of the posters that interest you!

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