The rise of adaptive and Paralympic sports provides an opportunity for strength and conditioning professionals to share their expertise with a wider range of athletes. This article summarizes working with a physical therapist to build an annual training program with a focus on periodization for a Paralympic discus thrower.
This book excerpt is an overview of the fundamentals to sprinting mechanics and technique. It also covers starting, acceleration, drive phase, recovery phase, and deceleration.
The use of conditioning activities at maximal and submaximal intensities can increase subsequent sprint speed. This info-graphic describes how individuals’ responses can differ and suggestions to optimize post-activation potentiation methods.
Creating life changing experiences takes time and does not often happen overnight. Sometimes it can be one mind-blowing experience but more often than not it is a series of great experiences delivered over a period of time that leads clients to settle on a fitness home and become raving fans.
Many of these articles come from NSCA's publications, which NSCA offers to provide you with a valuable balance of the newest findings in strength and conditioning research. As some of the most sought after in the industry, these publications are top resources for your continuing education and professional development.