NSCA Publications and Journals



Elevate your career with the NSCA’s Professional and Associate Publications

The NSCA’s goal is to provide you with a valuable balance of the newest findings in strength and conditioning research and its practical application. One of the most effective ways to achieve this is through our peer-reviewed publications. As some of the most sought after in the industry, these publications are top resources for your continuing education and professional development. Click here to learn more about accessing NSCA publications online.

Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research  

The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research

AUGUST 2018 | Vol. 32 - Issue 8 

The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research publishes original research, symposia, reviews, technical reports, and research notes to provide educational content with a mission to advance the strength and conditioning industry. You can receive online and print access to monthly issues containing peer-reviewed, evidence-based findings intended to increase your professional knowledge and be a consistent resource for your career.

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Strength and Conditioning Journal

AUGUST 2018 | Vol. 40 - Issue 4

The Strength and Conditioning Journal disseminates peer-reviewed articles for professionals working in the strength and conditioning industry. Its mission is to provide access to practical application of the latest research findings and the knowledge gained by experienced professionals. With issues distributed six times per year, in print or online, you have research-based training information right at your fingertips.

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NSCA Coach

AUGUST 2018 | Vol. 5 - Issue 3

NSCA Coach provides valuable takeaways for every level of strength and conditioning coach through quarterly, electronic issues. You can find scientifically based articles specific to a wide variety of your athletes’ needs with Nutrition, Programming, and Youth columns.

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PTQ 4.4  

Personal Training Quarterly

JUNE 2018 | Vol. 5 - Issue 2

Personal Training Quarterly is designed specifically for the personal trainer. You can discover easy-to-read, research-based articles that take your training knowledge further with Nutrition, Programming, and Personal Business Development columns in each quarterly, electronic issue.

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TSAC Report

JULY 2018 | Issue 50

The TSAC Report is comprised of exclusive content for tactical facilitators and professionals, and is delivered in quarterly, electronic issues. You can advance your knowledge through research-based articles, performance drills, and conditioning techniques for Fire/Rescue, Military, and Police personnel with columns dedicated to each tactical population.

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Performance Training Journal  

Performance Training Journal Archives

The Performance Training Journal ended its publication run in 2013 after 12 successful volumes. However, NSCA Members can still access a library of archived PTJ issues for information on strength and conditioning topics based on research and practical application.

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