Missouri 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.

May 06, 2023 | Fenton, MO | 0.8 CEUs Category A


1st Phorm
2091 Fenton Logistics Pk Blvd
Fenton, MO 63026

Hosted by:
Victor Kizer, MS, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT,*D,


Event Itinerary - Saturday, May 6
7:00 AM - 7:30 AM
Check-in & On-site Registration
7:35 AM - 8:00 AM
Tour of 1st Phorm
8:15 AM - 9:15 AM
Developing a High Performance Model: Tips and Tricks for When You’re on a Budget
by Matt Schuler and Victor Kizer, MS, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT,*D, TSAC-F,*D

Attendees will receive a "from the field" style talk on how to establish a high performance model on a budget. The presenters will share a case study that describes how they were able to create the most impact when managing constrained resources.

9:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Rethinking Return to Play: An Integrated Approach to Optimize Readiness
by Mark Jamison, MS, CSCS

Learning Objectives:
• Provide a framework for the return to play process that focuses on the transition from training to sport
• Present a model that utilizes objective feedback to ensure appropriate physical preparedness and a multi-domain approach to address game speed, decision-making abilities and cognitive readiness

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Strategies for Peaking
by Maddie Haralson, MS, CSCS

This presentation will focus on options we can use to peak athletes for the end of season. Topics discussed will include a traditional peaking strategy, partial ranges of motion, and post-activation potentiation. After discussing some of the options, we will finish the presentation with how to find the best strategy to fit your specific population.

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
“You Can Do That”: Developing a Proactive Training Environment With Real Time Athlete Feedback
by Daniel Hicker, MS, CSCS,*D, RSCC

Adding performance technology into the weight-room environment, for many, is still something we work to clearly define by best practice and athlete buy-in. Could we find a way to build-in processes for an improved work flow, athlete-designed, performance pathway?

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM
Lunch (provided)
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Optimizing Protein Timing, Quantity and Quality to Maximize Muscle Mass in Caloric Restricted Diets
by Jeremy Mullins, MS, RD

Learning Objectives:
• Engage attendees in various topics related to optimizing protein intake
• Stimulate discussion about current protein recommendations
• Provide attendees with practical solutions for optimizing muscle tissue in calorie restricted diets

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Simple Stress Management for Increased Athletes Success
by Mitch Schwartzman, MEd, CSCS

Learning Objectives:
• Describe the nature and pathways of stress in the body
• Identify stressors in and out of the weight room
• Discuss and execute simple methods for stress management

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Frontal Plane Fundamentals: Lower Body Training
by Matthew Ibrahim, MS

Learning Objectives:
• Build a better understanding and improve your ability to coach, program and execute lower body strength and power exercises in the frontal plane
• Develop sound exercise selection and training program design strategies through critical thinking
• Review and apply practical weight room exercise progressions and regressions

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Training Considerations for Appropriate Scapular Movement
by Chelsey McMichael, MS, CSCS

The importance of the proper movement of the scapula and the strength of the muscles that move it are often overlooked in training. Presentation areas of focus are the anatomy of the scapula and the musculature that acts on it, exercises that directly target this musculature, and how it can be implemented in programming.

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Q & A / Roundtable


Thru April 25 After April 25*
NSCA Member Rate $85 $125
Student Rate $30 $40
Non-Member Rate $105 $145

*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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