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To help you navigate the NSCA recertification process, we have compiled answers to the most common questions we receive about maintaining your certification. If you can't find an answer here, e-mail your questions to

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Latest Articles

Velocity-Based Training, from Theory to Application: Responses
By Adam Virgile, CSCS | November 20, 2020

This infographic explains the acute and chronic responses of velocity-based training (VBT). This is the third and final infographic of a three-part series explaining the theory behind and application of VBT.

Practical Applications and Future Directions of Electromyography use in Tactical Populations
By Katherine Balfany, CSCS and Robert Lockie, PhD, TSAC-F | November 20, 2020

This article reviews electromyography (EMG) procedures as well as provides examples of how EMG data analysis has been used in tactical populations.

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Strength and Conditioning for Collegiate Trampolinists
By Callum Blades, CSCS | November 13, 2020

This article provides guidance on designing strength and conditioning programs for male collegiate trampolinists by combining the available sport science with practical coaching experience.

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The Effects of Altitude on Training and Racing Performance in Endurance Athletes
By Ryan Eckert, CSCS, NSCA-CPT | November 13, 2020

The goal of this article is to define some of the basic physiological responses to acute and chronic altitude exposure and to provide some evidence-based, practical guidelines when approaching training and racing at higher altitudes.

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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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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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