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TSAC Report – July 2020 Research Column
By Brian Schilling, PhD, CSCS, FNSCA and Dustin Dunnick, CSCS | April 09, 2021

This article is part of 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.


Strongman Training
By Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning, Fourth Edition | April 02, 2021

This excerpt from the Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning, 4th Edition gives a quick glimpse into some of the implements used in strongman training.


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Caffeine Use in Tactical Athletes
By Megan Lautz, MS, RD, TSAC-F | April 02, 2021

The purpose of this article is to discuss caffeine use in tactical populations and provide recommendations for responsible consumption.


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Integrating Plyometric Training for High School Soccer Athletes – Part 1
By Rui Liu, CSCS, Brian Gearity, PhD, ATC, CSCS,*D, FNSCA, and Clayton Kuklick, MA, PhD, CSCS | March 26, 2021

In the first of a two part series, this article will briefly highlight the main components of a needs analysis and apply it to the context of soccer.


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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

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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

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

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.

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.

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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