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    Combining Physical and Mental Training
    Much in the same way that a single movement or a single workout does not make or break a training cycle, the same holds true for mental skills. The challenge is that the strength and conditioning coach will likely need to reach out to another professional trained in sport psychology to help establish the plan and construct the appropriate interventions.
    Eccentric and Movement-Specific Training for the Aging Racquetball Player
    Racquetball consists of various movements and has different training styles and techniques that target particular skills that can affect an aging player’s performance. The drills in this article are designed to strengthen and coordinate the lower extremity muscle groups for the aging racquetball player.
    Proximal Position Dictates Hip Performance and Health
    This article provides strength and conditioning coaches with strategies to address hip mobility limitations that may lead to lumbar spine and femoral acetabular issues.
    Dryside Training for Swimmers—Using Ropes to Increase Muscular Endurance
    The exercises mentioned in this article are a small sampling of the drills available to the strength and conditioning coach when using rope drills. By adding these movements to a swimmer’s dryside training, swimmers can gain muscular endurance that will complement wetside training.
    Error Correction: Five Tips to Help “Fix It”
    Five evidence-based motor learning practices can bridge the gap between knowing what correction needs to be made and developing effective strategies to facilitate skill acquisition.
    TSAC Report 47 Research Review
    This article is the 11th in a continuing series of tactical strength and conditioning (TSAC) research reviews. It is designed to bring awareness to new research findings of relevance to tactical strength and conditioning communities.
    The Development of Strength and Conditioning within Domestic Cricket in Pakistan—A Personal Perspective
    This is my story of how a strength and conditioning coach influenced not only one of Pakistan’s up and coming cricket team’s approach to fitness and lifestyle, but also that of the wider community.
    Using Your Creativity and Knowledge Base to Implement LTAD—A Sample LTAD Program and Lessons Learned
    This article describes an innovative approach that was used to implement a long-term athletic development (LTAD) program in a health club, and includes the steps used for implementation.
    A Practical Guide to Workload Management and Injury Prevention in College and High School Sports
    Managing workload and optimizing athlete performance while promoting injury-free participation is simplified using the eight tips in this article.
    Considering the Culture within the Training Facility
    This article explores what a facility-level culture may look like, identifies some of the expected benefits of purposely developing that culture, and discusses some misalignment between what coaches say they want the culture to feel like and the message the athletes are likely to receive.