Wisconsin State Clinic

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    Wisconsin State Clinic 

    Registration closed, capacity has been met.  See you next year!

    Date: April 14, 2018

    Carroll University
    100 N East Ave
    Waukesha, WI 53186

    Hosted by:
    Tim Suchomel, PhD, CSCS,*D

    NSCA 0.6

    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.


    Wisconsin State Clinic 

    Date: April 14, 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 

    Registration closed, capacity has been met.  See you next year! 

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

    Thru April 3 After April 3 
    NSCA Member Rate $60 $90
    Student Rate $25 $35
    Non-Member Rate $80 $110


    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 4-3-18.  NO REFUNDS will be given after 4-3-18.

    Event Itinerary

    Saturday, April 14

    8:00am-8:50amCheck-in & On-site Registration
    9:00am-9:50amLong-Term Athlete Development: The Good, The Bad, and What We Can Do About It!
    9:00am-9:50amNutrient Timing for Athletes
    10:00am-10:50amVertical Jump: Application to Athlete Performance Monitoring
    10:00am-10:50amDesign and Implementation of an Active Warm-up
    11:00am-11:50amHands-On Speed Development: Problem & Solution
    11:00am-11:50amThe Performance Recovery System
    12:00pm-12:50pmLunch (provided)
    1:00pm-1:50pmConsiderations for Training Female High School Athletes
    1:00pm-1:50pmWords Matter: Can You Get Better Results from Workouts, By Simply Changing the Name of the Exercise?
    2:00pm-2:50pmAccentuated Eccentric Loading for Strength-Power Athletes: Theory and Efficacy
    2:00pm-2:50pmLook to the Neck: An Approach to Concussion Management
    3:00pm-3:50pmBack to the Basics: What Really Works in the Weight Room
    3:00pm-3:50pmReturn to Play: Risk, Reward & Re-injury

    Session Descriptions
    Track 1

    Learning Objectives:

    1. Discuss the current state of LTAD in the United States

    2. Review the NSCA LTAD Model and 10 Pillars of Successful LTAD

    3. Analyze what it means to be a "qualified professional that uses sound pedagogical approaches"

    4. Apply several pedagogical approaches integral to LTAD

    Track 2

    Learning Objectives:

    1. Introduce components of sports nutrition and the importance of proper nutrient timing.

    2. Demonstrate how to set up and use a basic nutrient timing approach.

    3. Develop a plan to maximize training adaptations, promote recovery and maintain healthy immune function.

    Track 1
    This presentation will provide an evidence-based review of vertical jump testing for monitoring and managing a training process. The presentation will include: 1) a brief overview of vertical jump as a proxy measure for fitness/performance, 2) practical suggestions for implementing and interpreting vertical jump in a monitoring program.
    Track 2
    Attendees will understand how to properly design and implement a pre-activity warm-up, then actively participate in a full body warm-up.
    Track 1
    Participants will attain a better understanding of the key limiting factors one has in reaching their speed and agility potential. After identifying key issues, Coach Roe and Coach Gifford will lead participants through a simple system of progressions focusing on Position, Pattern, and Power.
    Track 2
    In this lecture, Dr. John Rusin will be teaching the foundations of his performance recovery system. This system  includes a 5-stage sequence including parasympathetic breathing strategies, soft tissue modalities, explosive neural recharge exercises, flow based movement drills and positional biphasic stretching.  The performance recovery system is geared towards optimizing the recovery process to expedite the neural and mechanical regeneration of the human body to train harder, recover faster and create more dynamic results for your athletes and clients.
    Track 1

    Learning objectives:

    1. Understanding common internal and external stressors

    2. Managing time with the athletes

    3. Prioritizing on a low or no budget

    4. Regular monitoring of training loads

    5. Periodic performance testing

    Track 2
    In a first of its kind pilot study, strength coach Carmen Pata tried a radical experiment: He changed the traditional names of exercises to a name of what the exercise does for the athlete. Was it successful, or did he waste an entire semester with these freshmen? I guess you will need to show up and find out!
    Track 1
    Accentuated eccentric loading (AEL) prescribes eccentric load magnitude in excess of the concentric prescription using movements that require coupled eccentric and concentric actions, with minimal interruptions to the natural mechanics of a given movement (Wagle et al., 2017). Evidence suggests that the higher eccentric loading may elicit an acute potentiating effect, as well as favorable adaptations for strength-power athletes through longer-term exposure. John will discuss the current evidence and theoretical underpinnings of the potentially unique responses to AEL. Further, John will explore the potential directions of future research as well as best-practice applications to the training process for strength-power athletes.
    Track 2

    Learning Objectives:  

    -Attendee will learn about the link between the neck and concussion management

    -Attendee will analyze the anatomy and biomechanics of the cervical region and its role in concussions

    -Attendee will learn strategies to strengthen, stabilize, and protect the cervical spine in events that cause concussions

    Track 1

    Learning Objectives:

    1. Review different resistance training methods that are currently implemented

    2. Discuss current literature to determine what methods work best

    3. Provide practical examples of how to implement multiple methods of resistance training to improve athlete performance

    Track 2

    Following the presentation, attendees will be able to:

    1. Define "envelope of function" and describe its relationship to rehabilitation and return to play following injury

    2. Define supraphysiologic overload and describe its relationship to rehabilitation and return to play following injury

    3. Recognize common signs and symptoms associated with supraphysiologic overload

    4. Describe the key elements in safely returning an athlete to peak performance