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August 2021 | Vol. 8 - Issue 3

NSCA Coach 8.3 Cover

Issue 8.3 of NSCA Coach contains articles on sport science programs in collegiate athletics, the 10 pillars of long-term athletic development, working with the menstrual cycle in female athletes, speed in athletes, motivating youth athletes, creating strength and conditioning program statements, training the core for athletes, and return to sports during COVID-19.

Table of Contents  

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Exploring the Positioning of Sport Science Programs Within Intercollegiate Athletics by Guy Hornsby, PhD, CSCS, Ben Gleason, PhD, Kristen Dieffenbach, PhD, Clive Brewer, CSCS, and Mike Stone, PhD, CSCS, FNSCA

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A Closer look at the 10 pillars of LTAD: The Programming Pillars of LTAD for Strength and Conditioning Professionals—Part 1 by Rick Howard, DSc, CSCS,*D, FNSCA

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Working with the Menstrual Cycle in Female Athletes by Calli Doan, and Justin Kilian, PhD, CSCS,*D

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Speed—Learned Skill or Genetic Trait? by Sam Tomlitz, MA, CSCS

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Motivating Youth Athletes Ages 10 – 13: From the Field by Will Mullins, CSCS, and Jeffrey Hartman, PhD, CSCS, NSCA-CPT

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Creation and Implementation of Impactful Strength and Conditioning Program Statements by Craig DeAngelis, EdD, CSCS

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Examining the Connection between Training the Core and Performance by Douglas Tvrdy, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS

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Return to Perform: Student-Athlete Assessments and Guidelines for Safe Return Back to Sports During the Period of COVID-19 by Sam Zanders Jr., MS, CSCS, USAW-1, and Bridget Melton, EDD, CSCS,*D, TSAC-F,*D

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Editor-in-Chief
Brian Gearity, PhD, CSCS, FNSCA

Assistant Editor
Britt Chandler, PhD, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT,*D

Publications Director
Keith Cinea, MA, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT,*D

Managing Editor
Matthew Sandstead, NSCA-CPT,*D

Publications Coordinator
Cody Urban

Editorial Review Panel
Charles Allen, PhD, CSCS, USAW 
Jonathan Anning, PhD, CSCS,*D
Douglas Berninger, MEd, CSCS,*D, RSCC, USAW  
Nicole Dabbs, PhD
Shaun Edmonds, PhD, CSCS, NSCA-CPT
Yvette Figueroa, MS, CSCS
Daniel Flahie, MSEd, CSCS
Juan Gonzalez, PhD, CSCS, USATF
Meredith Hale-Griffin, MS, CSCS
William Klika, PhD, CSCS, RSCC*E
Brian Lehmann, MS, RD, CSSD, CSCS
Bryan Mann, PhD, CSCS,*D, RSCC*D 
Pat Mahady, MS, CSCS
Ed McNeely, MS 
Jonathan Mike, PhD, USAW
Ryan Puck, MS, CSCS, USAW
Evan Schick, PhD, CSCS
Collis Spann, MS, IKFF CKT L2, USAW-2 
Aaron Suma, MA, CSCS,*D, USAW-2
Tai Tran, PhD, CSCS,*D
Andy Gillham, PhD, CSCS,*D, CMPC
Thaddeus Light, PhD, CSCS
Jake Sankal, MEd, RD, RSCC

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