Manitoba Provincial Clinic

Learn, participate and network with colleagues while earning CEUs. Hosted by the state/provincial directors and regional coordinators, this local event brings cutting-edge research and application to your backyard.

November 02, 2019 | Winnipeg, MB | 0.8 CEUs Category A


University of Manitoba
Active Living Centre
430 University Crescent
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2

Hosted by:
Dan Ogborn, PhD, CSCS


Event Itinerary - Saturday, November 2
7:30 AM - 8:00 AM
Check-in & On-site Registration
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Eccentric vs Concentric Contractions: What’s New? What You Know?! What You Need to Know!
by Joel Krentz, PhD


Specific adaptations resulting from isolated eccentric (ECC) vs concentric (CON) training have been well documented over the last couple decades, with a majority of this research having been performed in controlled laboratory settings.  This session will review what is traditionally "known" about the study of ECC and CON contractions and will highlight recent advances in this area that pertain specifically to more traditional and applicable (gym setting) training methodologies. 


9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Preparing for Performance: Six Step Approach to a Holistic Warmup
by Mark Oxer, MSc, CSCS


This talk will explain how a well-structured warm up will take athletes from an unprepared, resting state to the intensity of the session or competition.  The talk will go through a 6-step process on how to utilize the warm up to prepare;mentally, physically, emotionally, and socially. 

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Coping with Shift Work
by Brad Gerbrandt, MSc, CSCS


This session will highlight the physiological implications of working in a high stress, shiftwork environment.  It will offer strategies used to mitigate the effects that shiftwork has on the body such as polyphasic sleep schedules and deliberate nutrition and fitness plans used by shift workers. 

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Coaching for Success Using Online Methods
by Kari Schneider, MSc, CSCS


Learn how coaching your athletes and clients online can benefit you and them.  An online coaching option can be a solution that allows you to have another income and help more clients than you could have managed otherwise.  Learn how to best coach with video and periodized plans for happy athletes and clients due to their results.  Discover ways to maximize your time and take on more clients.  Explore coaching in-person and online to increase athlete progress and independence.  Consider ways to reduce the number of in-person clients while increasing your income. 

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Lunch (provided)
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Group divided into three. Round robin format cycling through presentations from 1:00 – 4:00 pm.
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Theory and Application of Velocity-Based Resistance Training
by Cole Scheller, CSCS

Max Bell

Learning Objectives:

  • Provide theoretical background for velocity-based resistance training.
  • Provide practical application of velocity-based resistance training in regards to point of entry testing, training load prescription, and assessment of neuromuscular fatigue. 
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
The Application of the Four Main Strongman Implements and Their Transfer to Improvements in the Weight Room for Young Athletes
by Chris McDole

Performance Gym

This presentation will focus on the applicaiton and progression of the strongman implements when training athletes for improvements in strength in the extensor chain, anaerobic energy systems, their improvement in core/grip strength, and their use as indicator exercises for traditional barbell movements.  

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Self Massage/Rolling for Optimal Performance
by Kari Schneider, MSc, CSCS

Brown/Gold Gym

Discover the key rolling/self massage techniques to prevent injury and manage imbalances. Neck, lats, back, hips, IT band, calves, feet and more. Explore practical ways to improve movement for training, manage tight areas, reduce trigger points and relieve tension. This is one of the most empowering tools for athletes and clients to learn to keep their body functioning and feeling the best. Simple techniques that can be demonstrated, taught and repeated with athletes in a 3 step approach. Use these techniques to prevent injuries and to determine if chronic tension needs further care or treatment.

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The Art of Business in the World of Fitness
by Blake Wood, CSCS


This dynamic discussion will draw on insight from industry leaders in the business of human performance, health and wellness to determine key factors for business success in these competitive industries.  Learn factors responsible for business success, as well as key lessons and tips for those looking to start their own business. 

5:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Closing Remarks, Sponsor Acknowledgements, Prize Draws



Thru Oct 22 After Oct 22*
NSCA Member Rate $85 $125
Student Rate $30 $40
Non-Member Rate $105 $145

*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 and email to 


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 10-22-19. NO REFUNDS will be given after 10-22-19.

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