Lee Brown to Receive the 2014 Boyd Epley Award for Lifetime Achievement

Brown serves as strength and conditioning professor for California State University, Fullerton and is recognized for making impactful contributions to kinesiology research.

April 17, 2014

Colorado Springs, CO– Strength and conditioning coaches, sports scientists and fitness professionals from around the world converge on NSCA’s 37th National Conference on July 10-12, 2014 to discover cutting-edge research and practical applications in strength and conditioning, presented by the industry’s most elite and respected experts. One of the many exciting events during the conference takes place during the Award Ceremonies where distinctive honors are given to several fitness professionals for outstanding achievement.

Accepting the prestigious Boyd Epley Award for Lifetime Achievement is Lee E. Brown, EdD, CSCS, *D, FNSCA. Dr. Brown earns this special honor in recognition of excellence in exhibiting historical impact, achievements, and dedication to the NSCA over the course of his career. NSCA Founder, Boyd Epley, states, “I look forward to seeing Dr. Lee Brown win this award,” says Epley. “I can’t think of anyone more deserving.”

Dr. Brown is a Professor of Strength and Conditioning and Director of the Center for Sport Performance in the Department of Kinesiology at California State University, Fullerton. Having served as President of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) from 2006-2009 and a Fellow of both the NSCA and the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), Dr. Brown’s research investigates human neuromuscular adaptations to high velocity exercise primarily for improved sport performance.

Brown holds both a master’s in exercise science and a doctorate in educational leadership from Florida Atlantic University. He has authored over 600 scientific articles, scholarly presentations, books and book chapters worldwide.

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The NSCA advances the profession by supporting strength and conditioning professionals devoted to helping others discover and maximize their strengths. The organization disseminates research-based knowledge and its practical application by offering industry-leading certifications, research journals, career development services, and continuing education opportunities. The NSCA community is composed of more than 45,000 members and certified professionals who further industry standards as researchers, educators, strength coaches, personal trainers, and other roles in related fields.

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