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Assessing Group-Based Changes in High-Performance Sport - Part 1: Null Hypothesis Significance Testing and the Utility of p Values

December 31, 2021

Article

The first in a two part series, this infographic explains how to create a null hypothesis and interpret p values in research.

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CPSS Scope of Practice

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The Certified Performance and Sport Scientist (CPSS) is a practitioner with training and applied experiences across the scientific disciplines applicable to sport science and athletic performance (i.e., generalist) or predominantly within a select few (i.e., specialist). These scientific disciplines, as related to sports performance, include, but are not limited to: biomechanics, data science, nutrition, physiology, psychology, research methods, and strength and conditioning. A CPSS demonstrates competency in the application of scientific disciplines, assessment, training theory and process, needs analysis, monitoring, communication, and education with the primary goal of safely and effectively improving athletic performance.

NSCA’s Coaching Podcast, Season 6 Episode 5: Jonathon Weakley

Podcast

Connect with a young researcher and coach on exploring strength and power topics within elite sport, including a deep dive into velocity-based training. This episode features Dr. Jonathon Weakley, of Australian Catholic University and Leeds Beckett University, discussing his path from growing up in New Zealand, working and studying in the United Kingdom, and performing coaching-centric research with athletes in Australia. Listen in as “Jono” connects with Eric McMahon, the NSCA Coaching and Sport Science Program Manager, on uses of weight room technology, providing appropriate coaching feedback to support athletic performance, and the global strength and conditioning and sport science landscape. This episode mentions the following research papers from NSCA journals: Weakley, J, Mann, B, Banyard, H, McLaren, S, Scott, T, and Garcia-Ramos, A. Velocity-Based Training: From Theory to Application, Strength and Conditioning Journal (43)4: 31-49, 2021 Weakley, J, Wilson, K, Till, K, Banyard, H, Dyson, J, Phibbs, P, Read, D, and Jones, B. Show Me, Tell Me, Encourage Me: The Effect of Different Forms of Feedback on Resistance Training Performance, Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 34(11), 3157-3163, 2020 Find Jon on Twitter: @JonathonWeakle1 | Find Eric on Instagram: @ericmcmahoncscs or Twitter: @ericmcmahoncscs

Coaches Professional Development

Maximizing Body Composition and Metabolism with Exercise and Nutrition

April 8, 2019

Video

This 2018 National Conference video features Dr. Abbie Smith-Ryan discussing her research with body composition, and evidence based practices to improve body composition, and to maximize the potential through nutritional based strategies

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Blood Flow Restriction Training and the Physique Athlete

August 21, 2020

Article

This infographic provides a brief overview of the practical, research-based application to maximizing muscle size through blood flow restriction training.

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Complex and Contrast Training: Does Strength and Power Training Sequence Affect Performance-Based Adaptations in Team Sports?

May 22, 2020

Article

This infographic reviews the current research of both complex and contrast training methods and their effect on performance measures.

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How to Leverage Industry Leading Market Research for a Fitness Studio

July 1, 2015

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One of the most important elements of running a fitness studio, no matter the discipline or the size, is understanding the competitive landscape. Gaining a key perspective on what is happening not only in the market, but also in the fitness industry as a whole, can provide owners and managers with the insight necessary to uncover the data and trends for their business to thrive.

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