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18 Basic Core Training Exercises

May 1, 2017

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Almost all functional movements of the trunk are combinations or variations of four basic movement patterns: trunk flexion, trunk extension, trunk rotation, and trunk lateral flexion. This article lists exercises to address each of these movement patterns.

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Develop the Basic Movement Patterns before Training for Specificity

June 1, 2017

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Instead of tactical athletes initially focusing on training programs that address specific aspects, training programs should emphasize proper movement patterns as a foundation before progressing.

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Autonomy-Supportive Coaching: A New Perspective on Training Athletes

November 12, 2021

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From the 2021 NSCA’s Coaches Conference, Adam Feit, Coordinator of Physical and Mental Performance at Springfield College, discusses the benefits of satisfying athletes’ and coaches’ basic psychological needs. He also explains how behaviors can help or hinder performance and how to create an autonomy-supportive training and coaching environment.

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Top 5 Performance Enhancers for Fitness

October 31, 2015

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“Five basic training techniques have been producing great results for our clients,” says Mike Bracko in this session from the 2015 NSCA Personal Trainers Conference. Learn how you can help your clients add these five easy performance enhancers to their lives.

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Taking Research to Practical Application

January 28, 2013

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The NSCA provides career-focused benefit videos designed to help members gain expert insight, knowledge and tips to help further their careers.Carwyn Sharp presents, "Taking Research to Practical Application"

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Development of Biomotor Abilities for Soccer

January 1, 2013

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Gain insight into the interactions between strength, power, speed, and agility for soccer players. Also, learn basic programing guidelines that adhere to current research.

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Preparatory Period

September 4, 2020

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This excerpt from the Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning outlines what training typically looks like in the preparatory period, or off-season.

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Strength Training Practices for Rowing – Part 1 – Reducing Injuries

April 3, 2020

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This review will focus on two of the most common and costliest injuries in rowing, as well as provide resources that can be used by strength coaches, rowing coaches, and self-coached rowers to inform training practices.

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Management of Musculoskeletal Injuries—A Review for Fitness Professionals

January 1, 2015

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Because a client’s functional abilities will change in each of the tissue healing phases, the fitness professional must understand the time it takes to heal and the science behind each phase in order to prescribe safe exercises for clients in those phases.

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TSAC Report – October 2019 Research Column

August 1, 2020

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This article is part of a continuing series of tactical strength and conditioning (TSAC) research reviews. It is designed to bring awareness to new research findings of relevance to tactical strength and conditioning communities.

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