Mississippi State Clinic

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    Mississippi State Clinic 

    Date: April 7, 2018

    Mississippi State University
    McCool Hall, Room #100
    Starkville, MS, 39762

    Hosted by:
    Chris Boyd, PhD, CSCS

    JohnEric Smith, PhD, CSCS,*D

    NSCA 0.7

    Important Information:

    Topics and speakers subject to change without prior notification. 

    This clinic may have hands on sessions. Participants are asked to dress comfortably and only participate within their physical limitations.


    Mississippi State Clinic 

    Date: April 7, 2018

    Use the tabs on the left to view schedule by day. 

    All NSCA Conferences and Events are subject to changes in location and date; as well as possible cancellation without notice.

    Clinic Rates 

    Cutoff days are by postmark. Rates are in US Dollars.

    Thru March 27 After March 27* 
    NSCA Member Rate $70 $105
    Student Rate $25 $35
    Non-Member Rate $90 $125

    *If sufficient quantities are unavailable, onsite and late registrants may not receive lunch, t-shirt, etc. (if applicable).

    Register online above or use our PDF registration form to mail, fax or email your registration. 


    All refund requests must be submitted in WRITING and should include the reason for cancellation. NO refunds will be accepted via phone. 

    A 50% refund will be granted on or before 3-27-18.  NO REFUNDS will be given after 3-27-18.

    Event Itinerary

    Saturday, April 7

    8:30am-9:00amCheck-in & On-site Registration
    9:00am-9:50amUnderstanding Basic Joint Structure and Function of the Knee
    10:00am-10:50amRhabdomyolysis: Causes and Prevention
    11:00am-12:00pmSupplementation and Sport
    12:00pm-1:00pmLunch (provided)
    1:00pm-3:00pmThe Use of Technology and the Building of a Culture in Professional Football
    3:15pm-4:00pmTraining the Female Athlete
    4:00pm-5:00pmCoaching the Youth Athlete

    Session Descriptions
    This lecture will focus on understanding basic joint structure and function of the knee and how strength and conditioning coaches can strengthen the musculature around the knee with the hope of reducing the likelihood of injury.
    This session will discuss the scientific background to rhabdomyolysis as it has become a more covered topic in the past few years with cases being seen in both recreational athletes as well as high level competitive athletes.
    This presentation will discuss nutritional supplementation and sports performance.
    This talk will highlight the use of technology to monitor athlete status to positively impact the performance and health of athletes throughout the athletic year. Additionally, we will discuss methods to develop a culture focused on achieving positive outcomes for the team as a whole.
    This session will discuss training high level female athletes and highlight similarities and differences to training male athletes.
    This presentation will talk about the progressions used to achieve developmental goals (strength, speed, and agility of athletes of all ages, in all sports) of the youth athlete.