Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning 4th Edition is scheduled to begin shipping November 16th 2015. Many people already have copies of the electronic version. For those who have not purchased an edition of this textbook as yet, I recommend getting the most updated version at this point.
For those that are already utilizing the 3rd edition of this text PLEASE be assured that the exam is not changing, the exam already changed in July 2014. The 4th edition of Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning has been updated to reflect the previous July 2014 CSCS exam changes.
Major Changes in the 4th Edition compared to the 3rd Edition
- Nutrition Overhaul (2 chapters instead of 1). Majority of new material focuses on nutrition to maximize performance. Pre/During/Post Competition.
- 10 new tests to measure athletic performance
- Completely new chapter on non-traditional implements and alternative modes of training.
- Revamped Speed and Agility Training Chapter
- New flexibility, resistance training, plyometric exercises, and speed/agility drills.
Coinciding with the release of the 4th Edition of Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning, CSCStestprep.com has released the 2nd Edition of the NSCA CSCS Examination Review and Study Guide.
This study guide now contains outlines of all 24 chapters of Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning 4th Edition. Also included is two 75 question practice tests the mimic the scope and question distribution of an actual CSCS examination. These practice tests allow candidates to generate a score profile sheet that identifies areas of strengths and weaknesses. Altogether the new edition of the NSCA CSCS Examination Review and Study Guide contains 550 practice questions to test a candidate’s knowledge, comprehension, and ability to recall key points.
For a content review of all 24 chapters of Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning, please consider the NSCA CSCS Examination Review and Study Guide eBook. In addition, this eBook contains a total of 550 multiple choice practice questions, two simulated practice tests, and various other features. To learn more about this study guide, please click here.