Missouri State Clinic

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.

March 23, 2024 | Fenton, MO | 0.7 CEUs Category A


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

Hosted by:
Victor Kizer, DSc, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT,*D, TSAC-F,*D



Event Itinerary - Saturday, March 23
7:45 AM - 8:15 AM
Check-in & On-site Registration
8:15 AM - 9:15 AM
LTAD: What Is It, Who Is It For, and How Do I Implement It?
by Rick Howard, DSc, CSCS,*D, RSCC*E, FNSCA
  • Increase awareness of LTAD and the principles behind the framework
  • Identify the ways in which LTAD can be adapted for a variety of strength and conditioning needs
  • Implement strategies for integration of LTAD cradle-to-grave 
9:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Lifting for Two: Coaching the Prenatal & Postnatal Client
by Julia Olsen, PhD, CSCS,*D, TSAC-F,*D
  • Uncover the barriers & benefits to exercise for both prenatal and postpartum client
  • Review exercise technique with a growing belly (bring out the medicine balls!)
  • What can the trainer/coach do to help the abdominal area during and after pregnancy
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
A Physique Science Approach to Tactical Athletes Weight Management
by Mark Jones, MS, NSCA-CPT, TSAC-F
  • Understand the Thermic Effect of Food (TEF) and its significance in tactical athlete nutrition
  • Explore the principles of physique science and their application in optimizing body fat loss
  • Learn practical strategies for manipulating protein intake while equating total calories to create a larger caloric deficit for enhanced performance and physique outcomes
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Optimizing Protein Timing, Quantity and Quality to Maximize Muscle Mass in Caloric Restricted Diets
by Jeremy Mullins, MS, RD
  • Engage attendees in various topics related to optimizing protein intake
  • Stimulate discussion about current recommendations regarding protein
  • Provide attendees with practical solutions for optimizing muscle tissue in calorie restricted diets
12:15 PM - 1:00 PM
Lunch (provided)
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Progressive Power: Proper Programming for High School Athletes
by Josh McMillian, MS, CSCS,*D, RSCC*D
  • Understand key methods for developing muscular power including medicine balls, plyometrics, and sprinting
  • Learn appropriate progressions and modifications to start building power safely
  • Give coaches actionable strategies for progressive overload using volume, intensity, and complexity over time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Assessment of Student Athlete Satisfaction With Their Strength and Conditioning Coach, and Strategies on How to Improve Your Scores
by Megan Cottet, PhD, CSCS
  • Why client/student-athlete satisfaction important
  • Collaboration among peers is essential to the success and quality of the profession
  • How to Use the SCC-SASS to improve your delivery of strength and conditioning services
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Art and Science of Strength and Conditioning Modification: Training People With Atypical Movement Patterns, Chronic Disease, or Disability
by Heather Pennington, MAEd, CSCS, CSPS
  • Learn at least 5 modification principles to apply to your own client sessions
  • Demonstrate and apply these principles during the hands on portion
  • Gain a better understanding of the pathophysiology of several common health conditions


Thru March 12 After March 12*
NSCA Member Rate $75 $110
Student Rate $30 $40
Non-Member Rate $95 $130

*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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  • 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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