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december 2022 | Vol. 9 - Issue 4

Issue 9.4 of the PTQ contains articles on obstacle race design for beginners, muscle protein synthesis for physique athletes, and using pulls and rows for older adults.

Table of Contents


Basic Obstacle Race Program Design for a First-Time Participant by Brian Hickey, PhD, CSCS,*D, TSAC-F,*D


A Guide to Muscle Protein Synthesis for the Physique Athlete and Coach by Adam Gonzalez, PhD, CSCS,*D, CISSN, David Church, CSCS,*D, and Guillermo Escalante, DSc, MBA, ATC, CSCS,*D, FISSN


Resistance Training Progressions for the Older Adult – Pulls and Rows by Robert Linkul, MS, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT,*D, FNSCA 

NSCA Retraction and Correction Policy

Nick Tumminello, NSCA-CPT

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
Scott Austin, MS, CSCS 
Alexis Batrakoulis, PhD, CSCS,*D, CSPS,*D, NSCA-CPT,*D
Scott Cheatham, PhD, DPT, PT, OCS, ATC, CSCS

Kelli Clark, DPT, MS 
Daniel Fosselman 
Chris Kennedy, CSCS 
Justin Kompf, CSCS, NSCA-CPT 
Bojan Makivic, MS
Teresa Merrick, PhD, CSCS, NSCA-CPT
Nate Mosher, DPT, PT, CSCS, NSCA-CPT
Tony Poggiali, CSCS 
Mike Rickett, MS, CSCS
Ronald L. Snarr, PhD, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT,*D, TSAC-F,*D
Leonardo Vando, MD
Josh West, MA, CSCS

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