Jan 29, 2015NSCA Show Preview
The National Strength and Conditioning Association’s 2011 National Conference will be held in Las Vegas July 6 – 9. Here’s a look at some of the featured seminars:
Giving student-athletes’ brains consideration during a workout: There is increasing evidence on the importance of teaching movement exercise to our students playing sports. Rick Howard, CSCS, *D; Pat Cullen-Carroll, CSCS, and Leo Totten, MS will explain the importance of using the right exercise methods for brain development.
Drink chocolate milk for your post-game nutrition: Who knew that low fat chocolate milk is nature’s recovery drink? Cal Dietz, MS has a lot to say about why it is one of the best ways to help athletes bodies recover and refuel after strenuous exercise.
Is endurance training even possible for weekend athletes?: If you’re an active participant in road and mountain biking, running, swimming, triathlons, and/or adventure racing – and you also hold down a full-time job – what are your endurance training options? In this session, Matt Rhea, PhD, CSCS, *D will help personal trainers understand how to adapt their endurance training programs to fit the needs of their busy clients.
Should women’s fitness routines be different than men’s?: Experts believe there are social and psychological differences affecting how men and women train, in addition to physiological and anatomical considerations. Tammy Etovich, CSCS and Kristi Hinnerichs, PhD, ATC, CSCS, *D will tell participants some nutritional and gender considerations when training women for fitness and competition.
What should an Olympian have for lunch?: How should young people be eating to support their proper growth and development in addition to their performance as star athletes? Jeff Stout, PhD, CSCS, *D, FNSCA will review the macro- and micronutrient, and supplement needs of young athletes when participating in a long-term intensive sport development program.
Training that starts before you slide behind wheel: Stock car racing is America’s largest sport, and yet its athletes are underserved by America’s strength and conditioning specialists. In this session, William Ebben, PhD, CSCS, *D, FNSCA will guide participants through the research on the physical demands, injuries, and psychological demands of stock car drivers. He’ll then offer practical, sport-specific recommendations for specialists who want to work with drivers.
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