The NSCA Impact Award is given to an individual that has made significant contributions that have impacted the national or international strength and conditioning or fitness industry.
Mike Arthur is the Director of Strength and Conditioning Performance Research for University of Nebraska Athletic Department. He joined the athletic staff as an assistant strength and conditioning coach under Body Epley in 1976.
Arthur’s expertise in programing and implementation of strength and conditioning methods has affected every sport at Nebraska. Arthur has been a key factor in many innovations that have made Husker Power one of the most respected strength and conditioning programs in the nation. Arthur’s applied research helps Nebraska stay on the cutting edge. He co-authored the book, Complete Conditioning for Football.
Arthur is one of the 76 Charter members of the National Strength and Conditioning Association. He received the Collegiate Strength Coach of the Year award from the Professional Football Strength Coaches Society in 1995. He also one of the initial inductees to Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Hall of Fame in 2003. As former powerlifter, he held the World Record in the Deadlift.
|2017 - Andrea Hudy, MA, CSCS,*D, RSCC*E||2012 - Jim Lorimer|
|2016 - Yuri Verkhoshansky, PhD||1997 - Bernard Cahill and John Fatouros|
|2015 - Keijo Häkkinen, PhD|