ADVANCING THE STRENGTH &
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Introducing NSCA TV, where you get instant access to educational videos and original strength and conditioning content. Subscribe now to watch clinics, conferences, career videos, and member-generated content. Sign up for a month-to-month, annual subscription or get access with an NSCA Membership.

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Latest Articles

Hormonal Response to Muscle Contraction
By Strength Training | September 17, 2021

This excerpt from Strength Training describes the hormone response to exercise and their functions within the human body.


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TSAC Report Research Column – December 2020
By Dustin Dunnick, CSCS | September 10, 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.


Field Hockey
By Developing Agility and Quickness | September 10, 2021

This excerpt from Developing Agility and Quickness provides a needs analysis for field hockey and possible program design options for optimal performance outcomes.


Wellness Coaching – Keeping Military Members Fit to Fight
By Darci Jo Kruse, MS, CSCS, TSAC-F | September 03, 2021

The purpose of this article is to present evidence for implementing wellness coaching practices for enhanced dissemination of knowledge and improved efficacy of lasting behavior change, positively affecting the service member’s fitness performance levels and decreasing risk of lifestyle disease development.


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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.

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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).
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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

NSCA Board Volunteer Leadership Positions

We are seeking dedicated individuals to lead the Association and advance the strength and conditioning profession. Openings are now available for volunteer leadership positions on the NSCA’s Board of Directors.

Annual 2021 ePoster Gallery

The 2021 NSCA Abstract Gallery is live! Bookmark your favorite poster, attach notes, and create a personalized summary of the posters that interest you!

Annual Award Nominations Are Open

Members can nominate for the Educator, Personal Trainer, and High School Strength and Conditioning Coach of Year, in addition to the Nutritional Research Achievement, Sports Medicine/Rehabilitation Specialist, Terry J. Housh Outstanding Young Investigator, and William J. Kraemer Outstanding Sport Scientist awards.

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