This excerpt from NSCA’s Guide to Sport and Exercise Nutrition discusses the research surrounding the timing of hydration and its impact on sport performance for those participating in aerobic endurance exercise.
Personal trainersCoachesNutritionHydrationElectrolyte BalanceAerobic EnduranceFluid BalanceDehydration
The “five Ss” of trainability and performance are critical periods of development that all youth strength and conditioning coaches should consider when creating a training program. Coaches should take advantage of each window to maximize a youth athlete’s potential and help ensure a long athletic career.
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Recent advances in research and human performance programs (HPP) has made it possible to learn more about the tactical athlete while creating enhanced methodologies and implementation. This review draws on the past three years of research focusing on strength and conditioning within military communities, exploring the current themes of research and the implications of future studies.
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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.
CoachesExercise TechniqueProgram designRowingInjury ReductionLow Back PainRib Stress InjuriesAsymmetries
Assessing clients is a vital component of the personal training experience. This article gives an overview of breathing mechanics and how to apply proper breathing exercises into a client’s assessment and program.
Personal trainersCoachesExercise ScienceExercise TechniqueClient Consultation|AssessmentClient AssessmentsBreathing MechanicsBox Breathing
The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research is the NSCA's scientific journal. This monthly publication prints original research information important to strength and conditioning practitioners. Many educational institutions, researchers, and professionals retain this journal as a valuable reference.
Strength training is an often neglected aspect of training for distance athletes. This article gives an overview of the importance of strength training for collegiate female distance runners by providing a sample of an annual training program and considerations to increase performance and avoid injury.
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This infographic summarizes a study on the set and rep ranges for compound resistance exercises in a split routine to maximize hypertrophic effects from training. A 5x10 and a 10x10 routine were assessed to determine their influence on several factors.
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