Mississippi 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 06, 2019 | Starkville, MS | 0.7 CEUs Category A


April 6, 2019

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

Hosted by:
Chris Boyd, PhD, CSCS

JohnEric Smith, PhD, CSCS,*D


Event Itinerary - Saturday, April 6
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Check-in & On-site Registration
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Positional Differences of Strength, Power and Speed in Football Athletes
by Tyler Donahue, MS, CSCS

This presentation will discuss the absolute and relative differences in strength, power, and speed between position groups in football.

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
The 5 Levels of Leadership for Coaches, Trainers, and Athletes
by Ben Wax, PhD

The 5 levels of leadership will shows you how to master each level and rise up to the next to become a more influential, respected, and successful coach, trainer, or athlete.

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Muscle Activation Techniques (MAT) and Optimal Muscle Performance
by John Foret

Discover how MAT can access and correct muscular imbalances that may lead to tightness, decreased ROM and/or injury.

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Lunch (provided)
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Anti-Doping for Nutritional Supplements and the Informed-Sport/Informed-Choice Programs
by Andy Holmes

This will be a comprehensive look at anti-doping as it relates to quality assuredness and safety with the use of nutritional supplements.

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Training to Enhance Speed
by Ffion Price, MS

This presentation will delve into the importance of speed and training techniques to improve speed.

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Periodization and Training for the Multi Sport Athlete
by Brandon Shepherd, MS, CSCS

This session will discuss the basics behind periodized training and how to successfully implement periodized training in athletes who participate in multiple sports.

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Nutrition: Question and Answer Session
by Chris Boyd, PhD, CSCS and JohnEric Smith, PhD, CSCS,*D

This presentation will discuss new trends in sports nutrition and include a question and answer session addressing questions concerning nutrition associated with performance.


Thru March 26 After March 26
NSCA Member Rate $75 $110
Student Rate $30 $40
Non-Member Rate $95 $130

*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 3-26-19. NO REFUNDS will be given after 3-26-19.

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