The purpose of this article is to discuss creatine supplementation for athletes by addressing supplementation for athletic performance, recovery, cognition, brain function, safety, contraindications, and other special considerations.
The lack of specific training for tactical athletes during long deployments poses a significant issue. This article addresses mitigation strategies that can help them perform at their best and reduce the risk of injury.
Specialist law enforcement resources are under constant strain to maintain operational and organizational outcomes. The high operational tempo disturbs many functions including skill enhancement, personal development, work/life balance, and time for physical conditioning.
The NSCA has built a collection of resources to help our community of strength and conditioning professionals and athletes safely return to training and adapt to the new challenges created by the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.
Accreditation adds value to a program and institution. CASCE accreditation is chosen by programs looking to be seen as a leader in strength and conditioning education. The high-level quality assurance of accreditation provides students (prospective, current, and graduates) the confidence in their choice of institution. And ultimately, only graduates of CASCE accredited programs will qualify to sit for the Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) exam. This ensures that the industry is supplied with professionals who know how to safeguard their athletes from unnecessary injury, while elevating the credibility and necessity of the profession in the eyes of the public.
This award is given to a TSAC-Facilitator who has made noteworthy contributions to the tactical field of strength and conditioning. Main job function (75% of time) must be in an active role within the military, law enforcement, or emergency services (firefighter/EMS) with a secondary job of leading strength and conditioning program for your agency/department.