Washington State Clinic / IN-PERSON

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 05, 2022 | Bellingham, WA | 0.6 CEUs Category A


Western Washington University
516 High Street
Bellingham, WA 98225

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Hosted by:
Dave Suprak, PhD, CSCS


Event Itinerary - Saturday, November 5
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Check-in & On-site Registration
8:30 AM - 8:45 AM
Welcome and Introductions
8:45 AM - 9:45 AM
Fascial Training - Understanding Movement for Pregnant and Postpartum Women and More (hands-on)
by Jen Chesnut, CSCS

Learning Objectives:
• Understanding fascia
• Understanding the role of the pelvic floor and true deep core muscles - how to properly activate them
• Understanding gripping and compensatory muscles & movement
• Training myths
• Movement/hands-on segment - learning how to teach proper connections and movement
• Applying these applications to injury prevention, healing, and all populations

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Science in the Applied Environment: Setting up Systems to Scientifically Evaluate Your Sport
by Patrick Ward, PhD, CSCS

The goal of this talk is to discuss the reality and challenges of attempting to do science in the applied environment. The talk will cover what sport science is and is not, explain why it is important to set up valid and reliable methods of data collection, and walk through a framework from asking scientific questions, to setting up applied studies, to sharing results with decision-makers.

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Reducing the Risk of Injury in High School Sports Through the Provision of an Organized Strength and Conditioning Program
by Kathryn Russell, PhD, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT,*D, TSAC-F,*D

Learning Objectives:
• Identify the current status of sports injuries in high school sports
• Discuss successful methods of injury prevention
• Discuss key components of an organized strength and conditioning program
• Present the alignment between proven injury prevention strategies and organized strength and conditioning programs that should lead to reduced risks of injury in high school athletes
• Provide recommendations for developing a more successful organized S&C program that aids in reducing injury risk

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Lunch (provided)
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Olympic Lifting Progressions in Group Settings
by Damien Fisher, MS, CSCS

Learning Objectives:
• Present a technical model of the Olympic lifts
• Introduce a progression model for Olympic lifts (snatch, clean, jerk)
• Show how to implement this model in large groups
• Provide hands-on experience with the progressions so participants gain greater understanding of how to implement the model

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Student Athlete Development Using the Long-Term Athlete Development Model
by Steve Anderson, CSCS

Learning objectives:
• Define the long-term athlete development model (LTAD)
• How LTAD can help student athletes enhance performance
• Minimizing burnout and maximizing potential

3:15 PM - 4:00 PM
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM


Thru Oct 25 After Oct 25*
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 and email to conferences@nsca.com.


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  • Frequently Asked Questions

    Will I receive the speaker PowerPoint presentations?
    If they are available, you will receive them via email within 2 weeks after the event.

    Will I receive a Certificate of Attendance?
    Yes. A certificate will be emailed to you approximately 2 weeks after the event.

    How do I report my CEUs?
    The NSCA will automatically apply the CEUs to your NSCA Account. If you need to report CEUs elsewhere, you may use the Certificate of Attendance.

    Can anyone register for this event?
    Yes. Anyone who is interested in an NSCA Event can register.

    Do I need a Membership to register?
    No. You only need an NSCA Account to register. If you do not have one, you can create one for free.


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