This award is presented to members of the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research Editorial Board in recognition of their service to the association.
Dr. Paul Comfort is a Reader in Strength and Conditioning and program leader for the MSc Strength and Conditioning at the University of Salford. Paul is also an adjunct professor at Edith Cowan University. Paul is a founder member and accredited member with the United Kingdom Strength and Conditioning Association, has been a member of the NSCA for nearly 20 years and is a CSCS*D. He is also a senior associate editor for the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. Paul has co-authored >150 peer reviewed journal articles along with numerous book chapters and is co-editor of the textbooks, ‘Advanced Strength and Conditioning: an evidence-based approach’ and ‘Performance Assessment for strength and Conditioning.’View Comfort's Press Release.
Dr. Jason Winchester did his Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology with a minor in Biomechanics at Louisiana State University. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and has been recertified with distinction (CSCS *D). Dr. Winchester has been highly active within the NSCA for almost two decades. He is currently a Senior Associate Editor for the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. Within the NSCA, he has served on both the Exam Development Committee and the Job Task Analysis Task Force for the Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) Certification. In addition, he has served as a Grant Reviewer for the NSCA Foundation, an Abstract Reviewer for the National Conference, a Session Moderator for the National Conference, an Abstract Judge for the National Conference, as chair of the Student Link Executive Council, as a reviewer for NSCA’s Hot Topics series, and as a reviewer for the Strength and Conditioning Journal. Dr. Winchester has had his research highlighted in several popular media outlets, has coached athletes in collegiate and amateur settings, and has worked as a Sport Science Consultant. Dr. Winchester is currently an Associate Professor in the School of Physical Therapy at the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, TX.View Winchester's Press Release.
|2019 - Dawn Anderson, PhD, CSCS and Rhodri S. Lloyd, PhD, CSCS,*D|
|2018 - David R. Hooper, PhD, CSCS,*D and Joseph P. Weir, PhD, FNSCA|
|2017 - Brend Alvar, PhD, CSCS,*D, RSCC*D and Joseph F. Signorile, PhD||
Dr. Signorile not pictured.
|2016 - N. Travis Triplett, PhD, CSCS,*D, FNSCA and Jared W. Coburn, PhD, CSCS,*D, FNSCA||
Dr. Coburn not pictured.
|2015 - Loren Chiu, PhD, CSCS and Tammy Evetovich, PhD, CSCS|
|2014 - G. Greg Haff, PhD, and Maren S. Fragala, PhD, CSCS,*D|
|2013 - Jakob Vingren, PhD, CSCS and Patrick Jacobs, PhD, CSCS|
|2012 - John Caruso, PhD and Sean P. Flanagan, PhD, CSCS,*D|
|2011 - Joel T. Cramer, PhD, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT,*D, FNSCA and Duncan N. French, PhD, CSCS|
|2010 - Mike R. McGuigan, PhD, CSCS,*D and Kent J. Adams, PhD, CSCS|
|2009 - William P. Ebben, PhD, CSCS,*D and Brian Schilling, PhD, CSCS, FNSCA|
|2008 - Terry J. Housh, PhD, FNSCA|
|2007 - Jill A. Bush, PhD, CSCS|
|2006 - Nicholas A. Ratamess Jr., PhD, CSCS,*D|
|2005 - Ann M. Swank, PhD|
|2004 - Steve Fleck, PhD, CSCS|
|2003 - Bruce Craig, PhD|
|2002 - Lee E. Brown, EdD, CSCS,*D|
|2001 – Jay R. Hoffman, PhD, CSCS,*D, RSCC*D. and Jeffrey R. Stout, PhD|
|2000 - Jerry L. Mayhew, PhD and Dan Wathen , CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT*D, FNSCA|
|1999 - E. Paul Roetert, PhD|
|1998 - Larry W. Weiss, PhD|
The Editor-In-Chief selects the recipient(s) of the JSCR Editorial Excellence Award annually in April-May from members of the JSCR Editorial Board based on their overall contribution to the review and editorial process over the past year. Recipients may only be awarded this award once.