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STRENGTH &
CONDITIONING
FOR ALL.

60,000+ Global Members, Researchers,
Educators, and Certified Professionals
United in One Purpose

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STRENGTH &
CONDITIONING
FOR ALL.
60,000+ Global Members, Researchers, Educators,
and Certified Professionals United in One Purpose
Connect Create a Free Account

OUR MISSION

Founded in 1978, the NSCA is a 501(c)(3) educational nonprofit dedicated to advancing strength and conditioning research and education through cutting-edge publications, certifications, and continuing education. Learn More

Research & Education

Free Resources

The NSCA offers public access to extensive resources to empower the broader community, ensuring everyone can thrive in strength and conditioning.

4000+ peer-reviewed articles
Learn from the NSCA’s "Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research" (JSCR) and the "Strength and Conditioning Journal" (SCJ).
200+ videos
Stream free on NSCA TV to access relevant education, conference and clinic sessions, and insights from industry leaders.
160+ episodes
Follow the NSCA’s Coaching Podcast, featuring stories and advice from strength and conditioning coaches.

Latest Articles

Members only
TSAC Report – Military Column – January 2024
By Kathryn Bell, MS, CSCS, and Brian Schilling, PhD, CSCS | June 07, 2024

The purpose of this article is to explore physical training interventions and their impact on military combat-centric roles for female soldiers.


The Evolution of Red and Infrared Light Therapy in Modern Times
By Juan Gonzalez, PhD, CSCS, Yuliana Sanchez-Trinidad, and Keyla Olmeda | June 07, 2024

The aim of this article is to share with strength and conditioning coaches how red light therapy has evolved from its early beginnings to contemporary times, as well as to address the many benefits for athletes.


Members only
Program Design Considerations for Seniors Who Use a Walker
By James Di Naso, MS, CSCS, NSCA-CPT, Malia Gunn, Amanda Johnson, and Niondina Nyström, MS, CSCS, NSCA-CPT | May 31, 2024

This article will present exercise programming considerations for seniors who use a walker and provide an example client profile to demonstrate how these considerations can be applied to clients using a walker.


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Certification

Elevate Your Expertise

Earn one of the NSCA’s respected certifications and start working with your desired training population. See which certification is right for you.

Exam Preparation

See opportunities to earn pre-approved CEUs toward any NSCA certification.

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Stay Certified with Continuing Education

See opportunities to earn pre-approved CEUs toward any NSCA certification.

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Community & Membership

Community Groups

Meet likeminded professionals in curated online groups, and share opportunities, and take part in discussions. Join one or more of the NSCA’s 25+ Special Interest Groups (SIGs) or Professional Development Groups (PDGs).

Membership

Unlock more research, education, and savings with NSCA Membership. Enjoy full access to NSCA TV, 5 publications, plus free CEU quizzes, and more as a Student, Professional, or CPI Member.

Job Board

Post, search, and apply for strength and conditioning-related job openings. The NSCA Job Board is open to the public with additional services for NSCA Members, like a free resume critique.
Lee Brown, MSc, CSCS, TSAC-F, RSCC

Senior Lecturer, University of East London

"What the NSCA provides is just mind blowing!

Journals, grant funding, internships, jobs, committees for women and all sorts of sports, clinical S&C, the list just goes on! I don’t think I can fully do justice to how incredibly amazing they are!"

Impact & Initiatives

See Where We Stand

Examine our position statements and learn about the NSCA’s official stance on important topics like long-term athletic development, androgen and human growth hormone use, and youth resistance training.

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Prep for success with online CSCS® Quizzes & Practice Tests! Gain a deeper understanding of each domain and see how you score before undertaking the exam.
The NSCA’s Coaching Podcast is where strength and conditioning coaches share their experience, lessons learned, and advice about how to thrive in a highly competitive profession.
Help empower the next generation, increase industry credibility, and give back to the strength and conditioning community.
Advance your career with an NSCA Foundation Assistantship! CSCS®-certified recent graduates can apply now through Oct. 1 for January-May placement with an experienced RSCC mentor.
Members, voting is now open for the 2024 NSCA Elections! Log in to your NSCA account, learn about each candidate, and cast your vote now.

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