New Jersey 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.

May 04, 2024 | Ewing Township, NJ | 0.6 CEUs Category A


The College of New Jersey
2000 Pennington Rd
Ewing Township, NJ 08618

Hosted by:
Angelo Gingerelli, MEd, MBA, CSCS


Event Itinerary - Saturday, May 4
7:30 AM - 8:00 AM
Check-in & On-site Registration
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM
May the Force Be With Youth...Global Trends in Unfitness
by Avery Faigenbaum, EdD, CSCS, CSPS
  • Understand current trends in youth fitness and the importance of muscular strength during the growing years
  • Describe the potential benefits of resistance training for children and adolescents
  • Evaluate the impact of muscle strength on health and performance during childhood and adolescence
  • Question the traditional youth fitness pyramid and propose the pediatric activity pyramid
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
Periodized Conditioning for Optimizing Human Performance
by Keith Burns, MS, CSCS,*D

Conditioning programs are often an afterthought and generally utilize a blanket approach with vague goals. However, conditioning should run parallel to the other aspects of the program including strength, power, speed, and change of direction. This lecture will provide attendees with an overview of the unique physiological traits that can be trained using various forms of conditioning and how these can fit into the overall program to optimize human performance for various populations from elite athletes to the general population. Emphasis will be placed on aligning conditioning to distinct phases within the periodization moving from general to specific phases.

10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
In-Season Training for Football-Rotating Dynamic Effort and Strength Effort
by Addison Savela, MS, CSCS
  • Learn how to rotate dynamic effort & strength effort in-season
  • Considerations of intensity and volume
  • Modification for specific position groups
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Monitoring Training Loads in Team Sport Athletes Across a Competitive Season
by Bri Rubino, MA, CSCS, CPSS
  • Learn how to manipulate team practice session volume and intensity and how to reverse engineer weight training and conditioning sessions so that they complement team practices
  • Understand how to manage athletes with undertrained or overreaching training stimuli as well as how to monitor the different stages and progressions of return to play protocols for injured athletes
  • Become familiar with how to use technologies such as heart rate monitors, GPS, VBT, and force plates to monitor training loads and injury status across the competitive season and recognize more budget friendly options to achieve the same
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Lunch (provided)
1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
What My Degree Didn’t Teach Me About Being a Strength & Conditioning Coach
by Lilly Bernardi, MS, CSCS, RSCC
  • Discuss important coaching skills that cannot be learned in the textbook
  • The science and the art of coaching
  • A day in the life of a Division 1 strength & conditioning coach
2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
Strength, Conditioning, and Public Health
by James Russomano, MS, CSCS

In a world plagued with public health issues, strength and conditioning professionals are uniquely positioned to make significant contributions to health outcomes. This presentation will be useful for any strength and conditioning coach looking for a new perspective and hoping to find ways to scale their work and impact a larger population.


Thru April 23 After April 23*
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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