Wyoming 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 25, 2024 | Laramie, WY | 0.5 CEUs Category A


University of Wyoming
High Altitude Performance Center
1000 E University Ave. Dept 3414
Laramie, WY 82071

Hosted by:
Art Tolhurst, MS, CSCS



Event Itinerary - Saturday, May 25
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Check-in & On-site Registration / Coffee
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
Strength & Conditioning in School Settings: Meeting the Needs of All Students
by Ben Kern, PhD, CSCS
  • Methods to design programming that considers the individual fitness goals of a range of students in physical education classes
  • How to evaluate students goals and translate them to four distinct training goals 1) anaerobic endurance 2) hypertrophy 3) basic strength 4) power
  • How to organize and administer strength & conditioning instruction that is respective of a range of training goals
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
In-Season Strength Training for College Rodeo Athletes
by Josh Little, CSCS
  • Needs analysis for different event groups
  • Programming plyometrics, strength, power work for different event groups
  • Fatigue management in season
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Non-Traditional Methods of Training for Elite Snowboarders
by Calvin Chapman, MSc, CSCS
  • Overview of snowboard culture and pre/in/post season training habits
  • Cover small group warm up games
  • Practice partner balance drills
  • Practice partner strength drills
  • Introduce and experiment with the travel isometric rig used on the road for snowboard teams
12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
Lunch (provided)
1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
Live-High, Train-Low: Protocols for Exercise Performance
by Evan Johnson, PhD

Why a bigger truck only matters if you have a way to fill it too.

  • Understand why moderate altitude simultaneously improves oxygen carrying capacity and negatively effects endurance exercise performance
  • Evaluate previous research on the live-high, train-low altitude training model
  • Create a live-high, train-low protocol by combining the physiological adaptations of moderate altitude exposure and traditional endurance training methodologies
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Return to Performance in Sport
by Conner Cain, MS, CSCS
  • Understand assessing injuries, communicating with AT staff, physical therapists and rest of support staff / having a plan based on the severity and stage of injury
  • Re-introducing movement patterns, positions, and stimulus throughout the RTP process
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Velocity Based Training
by Zach Sherard, CSCS
  • Pros and cons
  • How to implement VBT
  • Implementation specific to Wyo football


Thru May 15 After May 15*
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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  • 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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