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Sport Performance and Metabolic Rate

May 1, 2017

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Knowledge of metabolic rate can help athletes as well as health-conscious people improve their exercise performance or obtain the fat-to-lean-mass ratio optimal for their personal situations. Two examples of how this works follow.

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Essentials of Strength Training, 4ed, w/Online Study Course

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This textbook option is ideal for a candidate looking for a supplement to the textbook and/or a guided reading plan. Other options are available for purchase at HumanKinetics.com.

$265 USD - $269 USD

EXPREPMAT CSCS EDUCATION BOOKS

CSCS Practice Questions Bundle

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The CSCS Complete Online Practice Question Bundle helps candidates become familiar with the type, scope, and difficulty of the questions on both sections of the CSCS Certification exam. The questions assist in developing a better understanding of the content and help to assess relative strengths and weaknesses.  They are the same questions included in the scientific and practical/applied options.  ($211.00 value)

$150 USD - $200 USD

EXPREPMAT CSCS

Measurement of Power

June 1, 2017

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It is important for coaches to understand the relationship between commonly measured variables (e.g., displacement, velocity, and force) and their relationship to the derived variable of power.

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Human Performance Monitoring and Augmentation—Turning Data into Decisions

March 25, 2019

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In this session from the NSCA’s 2018 TSAC Conference, Josh Hagen explains the importance of having an understanding metrics and how to implement monitoring for tactical athletes to influence training for optimal performance.

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Assessing Agility Using the T Test, 5-10-5 Shuttle, and Illinois Test

May 1, 2017

Article

Before implementing an agility training program, baseline measures of change of direction ability should be assessed. This article presents norms for three tests that can be used to assess change of direction ability.

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Strength Training for Basketball

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Why is strength training important for the basketball athlete? In a dynamic game that changes by the instant, athletes need to be conditioned to sustain the highly stressful workloads experienced during practice or a game. For the basketball athlete, that means strength cannot be defined only as a measure of how much weight the person can lift; rather, it is an ability that should be judged by whether it can successfully be applied on the court.
$30 USD - $32.95 USD

EDUCATION BOOKS

Unintended Consequences of Too Much Discipline

December 24, 2018

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This article reviews the day-to-day operations of a strength and conditioning coach in the collegiate setting and identifies key factors that affect common coaching practices and athletic performance. Development of a dominant coaching style in controlling time, space, flow, and efficiency is examined to avoid problems and unintended negative consequences.

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Performance Center

The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Headquarters features a 6,000 square foot state-of-the-art Performance Center designed specifically to train clients of all fitness levels—from youth and novice to tactical and elite. The NSCA Performance Center serves as a proving ground for the testing and application of scientific principles optimizing sport performance, and offers private, semi-private, and group training services for individuals and teams.

Sport Performance and Body Composition

June 1, 2017

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All fitness components depend on body composition to some extent, and the demands of many sports require that athletes maintain standard levels of body composition.

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