Position statements are official statements of the NSCA on topics related to strength and conditioning and exercise science. All NSCA Position Statements are published in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research® and free to the public.
Andy Galpin, Associate Professor and Co-Director of Center for Sports Performance at Cal State Fullerton, talks to the NSCA Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, Scott Caulfield, about the roles of science and technology in sport.
Static and dynamic conditioning of the core musculature is important in activities of daily living and in sport. This book excerpt includes sample static exercises to strengthen the core muscles responsible for stabilization against, or movement through, the four basic movement patterns.
In this session from the 2018 NSCA Coaches Conference, Ben Gleason brings awareness to the circumstances that lead to rhabdomyolysis syndrome, and some of the exercise programming that can cause this condition. Ben offers recommendations for preventing exertional rhabdomyolysis when training athletes at a variety of preparedness levels.
Personal trainersTSAC FacilitatorsCoachesExercise ScienceProgram designSafetyBasic Pathophysiology and Science of Health Status or Condition and Disorder or DiseaseExercise ConditionsOveruseOver-trainingMuscle AtrophyRhabdomyolysis
Learn about the role of sports science in athletics. In this session from the NSCA’s 2016 National Conference, Patrick Ward provides an overview of monitoring strategies and discusses the use of technology within a sports science setting.
CoachesExercise SciencePlayer MonitoringSports ScienceMonitoring StrategiesTechnology in Sports Settings
This 2018 Coaches Conference video features rugby Strength and Conditioning Coach Ashley Jones discussing how his training and coaching philosophies have changed over time based on experience and science based principles.
CoachesExercise TechniqueProgram designAshley JonesStrength and Conditioning CoachCoaching PhilosophiesTraining PhilosophiesSpeedPower
In this session from the 2019 NSCA National Conference, Rhodri Lloyd, Co-Founder of the Youth Physical Development Centre, examines the science and practice behind the development of athleticism in youth athletes.
CoachesExercise ScienceProgram designTesting and EvaluationYouth DevelopmentGymnasticsCase StudyGrowth and MaturationTraining AgeLTAD