Massachusetts State 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.

April 27, 2019 | Springfield, MA | 0.6 CEUs Category A


April 27, 2019

Springfield College
Fuller Arts Center
243 Hickory St
Springfield, MA 01109

Hosted by:
Kristen Ouellette, PhD, CSCS


Event Itinerary - Saturday, April 27
7:30 AM - 8:00 AM
Check-in & On-site Registration
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Monitoring for the Masses
by Devan McConnell, CSCS

This session will outline the how’s and why’s of performance monitoring for team sport athletes, regardless of budget.

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
The Neural Emergency Brake
by Sean Light, MS, CSCS, RSCC

Objectives: 1. What causes the body to run with the e-brake on. 2. The brain's prediction & time under tension model gone wrong.  3. Creating an absence of misperceived threat.

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Strength & Conditioning for the Young Athlete: Game Pace Training - The Evolution of an Integrated, Task Oriented Approach
by Patrick Mediate, MA, CSCS

After teaching and coaching for the past 40 years, it is clear that many of the things that are new have really stayed the same. This program is designed to create better athletes who realize the important role resistance preparation can make to winning the game.

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Physical Literacy: An Introduction to the Teachings of Dr. Margaret Whitehead
by Sarah Cahill, MEd, CSCS

Objectives: 1. Understand the concept of physical literacy and why it was developed. 2. Discover ways the concept is currently being applied. 3. Explore and determine opportunities for future application to engage more people in physical activity programs for life.

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Lunch (provided)
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Physiologic Considerations and Monitoring in the U.S. Army
by Jan Redmond, PhD, CSCS, NSCA-CPT

Military field research is conducted to guide physical training of  soldiers to develop fitness for duty and injury prevention. The talk will provide an overview of physical performance field research within the U.S. Army.

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Renaissance Periodization Nutrition Methods: Application of Nutrition for Performance and Body Composition
by Kristen Ouellette, PhD, CSCS

Objectives: 1. Learn about the trade offs associated with performance and body composition goals. 2. Discuss matching the appropriate training program with the desired goal. 3. Determining appropriate caloric intake and macronutrient intake for maintenance or change in body mass on training and off days. 4. How to optimally divide calories and macronutrients across the day.


Thru April 16 After April 16* 
NSCA Member Rate $65 $95
Student Rate $30 $40
Non-Member Rate $85 $115

*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 4-16-19. NO REFUNDS will be given after 4-16-19.

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