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Maximizing Game Performance – A Task-Based Approach to Speed and Agility Development

July 31, 2015

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On-field success in sports requires the ability to solve sport-specific problems and utilize speed and agility within the specific context of the game. In this session from the 2015 NSCA National Conference, Ian Jeffreys explains how adding a task-based approach to an athlete’s speed and agility training can help ensure optimal transfer from training to game performance.

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Vertical vs. Horizontal-Oriented Drop Jump Training: Chronic Effects on Explosive Performance of Elite Handball Players

August 5, 2019

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This infographic highlights the effects on performance measures from separate vertical or horizontal jump training programs in elite handball players.

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Transferring Physical Conditioning Principles to Practice to Enhance Performance in Tactical Personnel

July 22, 2019

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This article provides methods used by tactical facilitators, related research articles, and professional interviews to demonstrate how physical conditioning facilitates the transition from practice to duty for service members, including law enforcement and fire and rescue personnel.

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Survival Swimming Performance Enhancement Workshop – Mental Skills and Virtual Reality to Manage Acrophobia

January 26, 2020

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This article will highlight an intervention involving mental skills training and virtual reality (VR) to address acrophobia with this population.

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Year-Round Nutrition Program

March 5, 2021

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This excerpt briefly explains nutrition periodization for different training cycles to help maximize performance for endurance athletes.

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Concurrent Cognitive and Physical Fitness Training

December 8, 2023

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This article presents general information suggesting physical training as a means for improving cognitive fitness.

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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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Lessons Learned – “The Training Process”

June 5, 2020

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In this session from the NSCA Coaches Conference 2020, Bo Sandoval, Director of Strength and Conditioning for the UFC Performance Institute, discusses the processes in which they assess their athletes, provide individualized training programs to make weight or build performance, and the various ways they are collecting vital information and research pertaining to fighters.

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Effects of Training on Sand or Hard Surfaces on Sprint and Jump Performance of Team-Sport Players: A Systematic Review with Meta-Analysis

June 18, 2021

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This infographic breaks down training on different surfaces and how they affect performance outcomes.

Coaches Program design Testing and Evaluation Infographics Sand Sprint Jump Team Sports

Carbohydrate Periodization—Part 2: Time Carbohydrate Restriction

August 19, 2019

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This is the second part of a two-part series that investigates the effects of dietary carbohydrate availability on exercise performance and how specifically timed restriction of carbohydrates may also paradoxically enhance exercise performance in the medium and long term.

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