Idaho 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.

April 28 - 29, 2023 | Moscow, ID | 1.1 CEUs Category A


University of Idaho - Education Building
921 Campus Dr
Moscow, ID 83843

Hosted by:
Dana Jaconi, CSCS,*D

Joshua Bailey, PhD, CSCS, NSCA-CPT


Event Itinerary - Friday, April 28
3:45 PM - 4:30 PM
Check-in & On-site Registration
4:30 PM - 5:20 PM
The Normal Weight Obese Phenotype: Is It Possible to Be Skinny and Fat?
by Ann Brown, PhD

Learning Objectives:
• Focus on the athlete's total health, specifically examining changes in tissue composition.
• Consider using the Body Composition Index (BCI) as a tool to track overall changes in fat mass and lean soft tissue.

5:30 PM - 6:20 PM
Holistic Health and Fitness: The Good, the Bad, and the Way Ahead
by Zachary Nielsen, MS, CSCS, TSAC-F

Learning Objectives:
• Basics of the program (structure, staffing, intent)
• Early friction points with implementation of civilian staff members embedded into Army units and how we have navigated those friction points
• Points of emphasis for early adoption
• Navigating different contracting companies and understanding what differences between contracting and working in other settings
• The way ahead: how to continue to improve unit relationships with H2F teams and unit personnel

6:30 PM - 7:20 PM
What Motivates You? Five Key Factors to Getting Them Up and Moving
by Federick Brooks, MS, CSCS

Learning Objectives:
• Define motivation and some of the theories
• Identify sources of motivation
• Relate and employ strategies to bolster motivation in other

Event Itinerary - Saturday, April 29
7:30 AM - 8:00 AM
Check-in & On-site Registration
8:00 AM - 9:20 AM
The Strategy Behind Vertical Jumps: Characteristics for Athlete Monitoring
by Cisco Reyes, PhD, CSCS,*D

Learning Objectives:
• Introduction to innovative sports science technology
• Develop a general understanding of specific metrics that can be collected using force plates for vertical jump testing
• Properly apply which metrics can be used to monitor athlete neuromuscular fatigue for proper program design

9:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Frontal Plane Training for the Sagittal Plane Athlete
by Joshua Bailey, PhD, CSCS, NSCA-CPT

Learning Objectives:
• Understanding the rational behind frontal plane training for cyclists and runners
• Explore frontal plane exercises to improve sagittal plane mechanics

10:30 AM - 11:20 AM
Current Trends in Training Female Athletes--Across the Age Spectrum
by Lynda Ransdell, PhD, CSCS,*D

Learning Objectives:
• Improve understanding of sex differences in physiology and performance
• Improve understanding of age-related changes in training/performance
• Discuss the current status of published research on female athletes
• Discuss 3 current trends in training female athletes (e.g., technology, physical profiling, functional movement screening to predict/prevent injuries)
• Propose topics for future research directions

11:20 AM - 12:00 PM
Lunch (provided)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
WSU Iron Coug Strength & Conditioning
by Todd Barbour, CSCS, RSCC*E

Learning Objectives:
• EDD's (Every Day Drills): pre-hab/re-hab exercises, activation exercises, tissue mobility exercises
• Creating a culture: clearly defined expectations, accountability
• Workout intent: clearly defined goal for each workout and how VBT can make sure there is no grey area

1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
Training the Youth Athlete
by Tommy Boyer-Kendrick, MS

Learning Objectives:
• Understand how to develop a plan for Long-Term Athletic Development (LTAD)
• How to be aware of developmental issues and the impact on training and programming
• Building a foundation of health and wellness within the model of physical training, crating enthusiasm

2:30 PM - 3:50 PM
Evolution of Vertical Integration in Collegiate Athletics
by Caleb Heim, MS, CSCS

Learning Objectives:
• Understanding the role of the sport as an aspect of training
• Balance in training the bio-motor abilities to complement vertical integration techniques


Thru April 18 After April 18*
NSCA Member Rate $115 $170
Student Rate $30 $40
Non-Member Rate $135 $190

*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


Best Western Plus University Inn 

1516 Pullman Rd | Moscow, ID | $159 per night + tax

Prior to March 28, please visit Reservations or call 208-882-0550 x 0 and mention the NSCA Clinic

If the link is showing no availability, you are unable to book your required room type OR if making reservations after March 28, please call the hotel directly.

Moscow Visitor's Info


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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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