What is the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)?

The NSCA was founded in 1978 and is an international, nonprofit, educational association representing strength training and conditioning professionals, sports science researchers, athletic trainers, sports medicine therapists and physicians, personal trainers, students and others interested in fitness and strength and conditioning activities and their relationship to overall sport and fitness performance. The NSCA publishes two strength and conditioning journals, Strength and Conditioning Journal and the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. The NSCA represents nearly 30,000 members in 72 countries.

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