Rhode Island 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 15, 2023 | Providence, RI | 0.5 CEUs Category A


Rhode Island College - Gaige Hall
600 Mt Pleasant Ave
Providence, RI 02908

Hosted by:
Jason Sawyer, PhD, CSCS,*D


Event Itinerary - Saturday, April 15
8:30 AM - 8:55 AM
Check-in & On-site Registration
8:55 AM - 9:00 AM
Opening Remarks
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Training Work Capacity for the Tactical Athlete
by Mark Stephenson, MS, CSCS,*D, TSAC-F,*D

Learning Objectives
• Defining work capacity in tactical professionals
• Programming work capacity into strength training
• Programming work capacity into metabolic training

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Controlling Chaos: Implications of Managing Athlete Health and Performance
by Andrea Hudy, MA, MBA, CSCS,*D, RSCC*E

Learning Objectives
• Technologies
• Athlete management
• Heath & performance

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
A Woman’s Touch: Maximizing Our Touches
by Corliss Fingers

Learning Objectives:
• Goals/Targets: Maximize growth and development (the total person)
• Buy-In/Ownership: Utilizing details and diamond clarity
• Invest: Attending events, staying until the end

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Lunch (provided)
1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
The Impact of Program Design on Physiological Gains in Strength, Power, and Muscular Size with Resistance Training
by William Kraemer, PhD, CSCS,*D, FNSCA

Learning Objectives
• Understand the basics of program design and how program variable decisions impact physiological mechanisms that stimulate muscle recruitment and growth
• Understand how workout design impact the acute and chronic adaptations in the neuromuscular system
• Understand the major physiological principles that are affected by choices made in workout design, e.g. Size Principle
• Understand how programs targeting strength, power, and size are similar but differ in workout design
• Understand practical elements of workout design and its sequencing in a training program

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM
A Strength and Conditioning Coach’s Steps to Success
by Disa Hatfield, PhD, CSCS,*D

Learning Objectives
• Review the experience and education needed to become a qualified strength and conditioning practitioner
• Demonstrate the importance of developing your coaching philosophy, career objectives and continued professional development
• Understand the NSCA resources available to strength and conditioning professionals


Thru April 4 After April 4*
NSCA Member Rate $55 $80
Student Rate $30 $40
Non-Member Rate $75 $100

*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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    National Strength and Conditioning Association is dedicated to providing a harassment-free and discrimination-free experience for everyone at NSCA events. NSCA seeks to provide an event environment in which diverse attendees may learn, network and enjoy the company of colleagues in a professional atmosphere. NSCA does not tolerate discrimination or harassment of attendees in any form.

    Policy & Procedures
  • Cancellation Policy

    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 the early registration date. NO REFUNDS will be given after the early registration date. 

    You can submit your request to: conferences@nsca.com  

  • 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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