Bridge the Gap Practical: The Cognitive-Exercise Intersection
From the 2021 NSCA National Conference, Brandon Stone helps coaches connect cognitive training and physical training to enhance sports performance.
Muscular Strength: The Foundation of Athletic Performance
Dr. Tim Suchomel gives the annual Dr. Mike Stone Lecture at the 2021 National Conference and discusses muscular strength in detail, including its effect on performance variables, effective training progressions, and strategies for athletes through the whole training spectrum.
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Using Biomarkers to Enhance Training and Nutrition Programming
The Director of the University of South Carolina Sport Science Lab, Dr. Shawn Arent, discusses how coaches can choose and use biomarkers to enhance training and nutrition programming for athletes.
Posterior Chain Development: The Aesthetics, Performance, Injury Risk Continuum
Dr. Paul Comfort and Dr. Nick Ripley go in-depth to explain the finer details of developing the posterior chain, including a comparison of exercises for optimal targeted development.
How Hypertrophy and Strength Training Differ: Make Sure You Get the Best of Both
Mike Israetel discusses where strength training overlaps with hypertrophy training, and how you can get the best of both training methods.
Sorting Through Nutrition Confusion w Red Meat, Organic, and Plant-Based Diets
Marie Spano explains how important it is to know your client’s nutrition because of the way it affects their nutrient intake, the way it affects their performance, and the overall cost and convenience of food for them.
Diversity Action Plan for High Performance
Dr. Judi Brown Clarke asks coaches to look inward and identify their biases, play a role in their organization’s inclusive community, and become aware of what policies and procedures are biased or racist.
High Intensity Interval Training: An Updated Application for Old School Sprints
From the 2021 NSCA National Conference, Dr. Abbie Smith-Ryan discusses updated information, nutritional components, sex-specific considerations, and practical applications of high-intensity interval training.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee with Ben Wax
NSCA DEI Committee Chair, Dr. Ben Wax, discusses his involvement with the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee and initiatives the committee is working toward and ways to get involved. Originally recorded at the 2021 National Conference in Orlando.