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How to Leverage Wearable Fitness Technology to Increase Client Success
By Brittany Todd, MA, NSCA-CPT | January 26, 2024

This article briefly discusses tips for personal trainers using wearable fitness devices, including how to help guide clients towards proper utilization, understanding, and application of the information provided.


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Training for Upper Body Power in Protective Security Personnel – A Tactical Athlete Approach
By Marc Tangeman, MS, CSCS, RSCC, Andrew Shim, EDD, CSCS,*D, FNSCA, and Ian Bonder, MS, CSCS,*D, RSCC | January 19, 2024

This article discusses the importance of upper body power training for protective security personnel and its potential for an occupational performance marker.


Workload Dependence of Injuries
By NSCA’s Essentials of Sport Science | January 19, 2024

This excerpt from NSCA’s Essentials of Sport Science briefly explains workload and injury risk factors.


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Population-Specific TSAC Research Column
By Kathryn Bell, MS, CSCS, and Brian Schilling, PhD, CSCS | January 12, 2024

The purpose of the following article is to discuss current interventions surrounding prevention of musculoskeletal injury and improved physical fitness across military, fire, and police populations.


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Certification

Advance Your Career With an NSCA Certification

NSCA certifications are for dedicated, knowledge-hungry, hardworking strength and conditioning professionals. When you have an NSCA credential on your resume you elevate yourself. You become the standard that employers seek when hiring strength and conditioning positions. NSCA certifications can help differentiate you from the competition while joining the ranks of some of the top experts in the industry. If you’re ready, rise to the occasion. Equip yourself with the tools needed to apply evidence-based research to positively impact the health, lives, and athletic performance of others. .

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CEU Opportunities

Find live, in-person events and home study learning opportunities that qualify for NSCA-approved CEUs. These are valid toward recertification for all four NSCA certifications.

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Professional Development

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One of the greatest benefits of joining NSCA’s community of strength and conditioning professionals is access to a growing network of top strength coaches, personal trainers and others who share your passion for evidence-based best practices.

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Special Interest Groups

Make the most of your NSCA membership by engaging with others who share your interests through one or more Special Interest Groups (SIGs).
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NSCA Highlights

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Are you a CSCS-certified recent graduate? Grow your skills under an experienced mentor with a paid August-December 2024 NSCA Foundation Assistantship! Application deadline: March 1
Coaches! Do you have a deserving student athlete that has exemplified excellence? Nominate them for All American Strength and Conditioning Athlete of the Year! Deadline is February 29.
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