New York 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 29, 2023 | Ithaca, NY | 0.6 CEUs Category A


Ithaca College
953 Danby Rd
Ithaca, NY 14850

Hosted by:
Terique Boyd, CSCS,*D


Event Itinerary - Saturday, April 29
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
Check-in & On-site Registration
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Intro and Welcome
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Your Athlete-Client Has Collapsed, Now What?
by Chris Hummel, MS, ATC

Learning Objectives:
• Recognizing and responding to emergency situations in the training and conditioning environment
• Discuss how to recognize and respond to an athlete collapse
• Cover the common causes of sudden collapse (sudden cardiac arrest, sickle cell trait, asthma, heat stress, etc), clinical presentation, and how to respond based on the cause of collapse

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
What My Degrees Did Not Teach Me About Being a Strength & Conditioning Coach
by Lilly Bernardi, MS, CSCS

The main objective of the presentation is to discuss how as coaches, the impact we make on our athletes goes beyond the X's and O's of the science behind strength and conditioning. We will discuss how to make an impact as a strength and conditioning coach, broken down into different categories: relationship building, culture building, personal/ professional development, and mentorship.

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Lunch (provided)

Sponsored by Advantage Sport and Fitness

1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
A Best Practice Resistance Training Protocol for General and Special Populations
by Jeff Young, CSCS

Learning Objectives:
• How clients can safely progress and develop strength
• What "underdosing" means and how to avoid it
• The development of clinically safe, periodized programs
• How to merge musculoskeletal concepts and principles within overall programming

2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
Improve Performance with Perturbation Training (hands-on)
by Dane Bartz, PhD, CSCS,*D

Learning Objectives:
• Learn the components of perturbation training and how to use them in programming
• Review applicable regressions and progressions for perturbation training
• Discuss the return on investment and favorable adaptations

3:00 PM - 3:50 PM
The Art and Science of Individualization in the Weight Room
by Joe Gilfedder, MEd, CSCS

Learning Objectives:
• How to individualize movements for a variety of athletes
• Develop a continuum of regressions and progressions in your exercise selection

4:00 PM - 4:50 PM
Power of Words
by Tim Reynolds, DPT, CSCS

This presentation will cover concepts regarding the impact word choice plays in rehabilitation (focused on an athletic population).
Learning Objectives:
• Ability to identify pathological word choices that are used in clinical/strength and conditioning settings
• Finding alternatives for these words to reduce fear avoidance
• Evaluate some of the research investigating pain neuroscience and asymptomatic radiological findings.

4:50 PM - 5:00 PM
Closing Remarks


Thru April 18 After April 18*
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).

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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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