Great Lakes Regional Conference

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.

May 09, 2020 | Toronto, ON | 0.9 CEUs Category A


University of Toronto
Goldring Centre for High
Performance Sport
100 Devonshire Pl
Toronto, ON M5S 2C9


Hosted by:
Renée Hoppe, MS, CSCS,*D


Event Itinerary - Saturday, May 9
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Check-in & On-site Registration
8:00 AM - 8:15 AM
Opening Remarks and NSCA Updates
by Renée Hoppe, MS, CSCS,*D and Alanna Coulson, MHK, CSCS
8:15 AM - 9:15 AM
Special Considerations When Training Athletes with Chronic Disease
by Chris Powell, MS, CSCS,*D
9:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Strength Training Beyond the Athlete: Training for Life 101
by Lee Boyce
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM
Retaining the Back-Pained Client
by Stu McGill, PhD
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Motivational Interviewing – How to Develop Effective Counseling Skills to Effect Positive Behavior Change
by Lorne Opler, MEd, CSCS
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM
Lunch (provided)
1:15 PM - 2:30 PM
Beginning & Advanced Nutrition, Hydration, Testing and Supplement Strategies for Recovery and Repair
by Dawn Weatherwax, CSSD, LD, RD, CSCS
2:30 PM - 3:45 PM
Case Studies in Return to Sport Model and Programming
by Steve Lidstone, CSCS
3:45 PM - 5:00 PM
Exercise and Nutrition for Mental Health
by Igor Klibanov


Thru April 28 After April 28* 
NSCA Member Rate $95 $140
Student Rate $40 $50
Non-Member Rate $115 $160

*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 4-28-20. NO REFUNDS will be given after 4-28-20.

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