Utah 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 | Salt Lake City, UT | 0.5 CEUs Category A


University of Utah - Sorenson High
Performance Center Weight Room
1800 Campus Center Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Hosted by:
Cody Lockling, MS, CSCS


Event Itinerary - Saturday, April 29
7:15 AM - 7:45 AM
Check-in & On-site Registration
7:45 AM - 8:00 AM
Welcome & Ice Breaker
8:00 AM - 8:55 AM
Intrinsic and Extrinsic Performance Motivation: Turning Athletes Attitudes From “Have To” Into “Want To”
by Jenna Werking, MS, CSCS, CSPS

Learning Objectives:
• Defining and understanding intrinsic and extrinsic performance motivation
• Establishing impactful relationships with our athletes
• Changing attitudes to achieve successful outcomes and individual accountability

9:00 AM - 9:55 AM
Evaluating Program Efficacy: Are You Helping or Hurting?
by Bob Poehling, MSc, CSCS

This session will start with an overview of some common and uncommon technologies to start evaluating your program, ranging from the cost of a coffee through to the gold standards. We will then progress into useful statistical approaches to determine change in these technologies, breaking it down into ways any coach can use. And lastly, using these same methods to help plan training load variations in your micro through macro-cycles.

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
What Gets Measured, Gets Managed: Measuring Power Outputs With Any Level of Technology
by Tom Bjugstad, MS, CSCS

This presentation will illustrate how to measure and track power outputs with any level of technology and how this can lead to improved athletic performance. We will also get into the strengths and weakness of these tests to make sure your testing fits your athletes needs and your training situation.

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Lunch (provided)
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Open Workout and Learn – Sorenson High Performance Center Weight Room open to clinic attendees to workout, share ideas, and use technologies / equipment
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Collaborating With Registered Dietitians- Understanding the Role of Nutrition in the Active Population
by Heather Oldach

This session will dive into how to communicate with your clients about balanced nutrition, recognizing when to refer, and how to find dietitians in your community. We hope you will take away basic sport nutrition recommendations for recovery, hydration, and fueling throughout the day.

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
How to Not Only Survive, but Thrive in the Fitness Industry: Your First Years & Beyond
by Ryan Carver, CSCS

Learning Objectives:
• Learn how to combine technical skills and interpersonal skills together for joint success
• Learn how leading with knowledge builds better buy-in
• Identify and create your own fitness professional assessment for continued professional growth


Thru April 18 After April 18*
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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    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. 

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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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