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Programming for Special Populations – A Practical Case Study

February 12, 2021

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This article reviews the recommended exercise prescription the author uses when training special populations.

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Prehabilitation for the Tactical Athlete

September 28, 2015

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Learn about what prehabilitation truly is, where it originates from, and most importantly, what it can do for the tactical athlete.

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Effects of Exercise on Osteoporosis: Part 4

June 1, 2017

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Exercise and physical activity are necessary for the development of optimal bone health, as well as the preservation of bone mass density (BMD) throughout life. It is imperative, as health and fitness professionals, to understand the impact of exercise on skeletal health and overall wellness and to serve as an educational resource for clients.

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TSAC Practitioner of the Year Award

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This award is given to a TSAC educator and practitioner who has made noteworthy contribution to the teaching and practical application in the field of tactical strength training and conditioning. Qualified nominees must be a certified member of the NSCA with a CSCS AND TSAC-F certification.

Enhancing the Force-Velocity Profile of Athletes Using Weightlifting Derivatives

May 1, 2017

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Weightlifting movements and their derivatives can be programmed effectively by considering their force–velocity characteristics and physiological underpinnings to meet the specific training goals of resistance training phases in accordance with the typical application of periodized training programs.

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Effects of Exercise on Hypertension—Part 3

June 1, 2017

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Lifestyle modification, including exercise, is important for both preventing and treating hypertension. More recent guidelines for treating hypertension have increased emphasis on lifestyle factors, such as exercise. As fitness professionals, it is important to educate and encourage clients with hypertension on the importance of exercise in their overall health.

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Simplifying the Rules to Programming for Special Populations

April 30, 2018

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By reviewing this simplified process of obtaining a client’s health history and physician release, designing an exercise routine with modified exercises, and providing exercises for paid clients versus general members, NSCA-CPTs can be confident prescribing a routine for those who suffer from chronic or temporary health issues.

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LTAD, Youth Resistance Training, and Early Sport Specialization: What It All Means

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Rhodri S. Lloyd, lead author of the LTAD Position Statement, provides an abbreviated look at what long-term athletic development is and how strength and conditioning professionals can implement effective training strategies into programming to improve health, well-being, and growth.

Long-Term Athletic Development Position Statement

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Given the growing interest surrounding youth strength and conditioning, the NSCA recently engaged a group of leading experts to author a position statement on long-term athletic development. The document proposes ten key pillars of successful long-term athletic development that practitioners should adhere to in order to enhance performance, promote health and well-being, and minimize the risk of sport- or physical activity-related injury.

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