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Testing

Petersen, Drew MA, CSCS; Wagner, Kathy MA, CSCS; Greener, Trent MS, CSCS

Section Editor(s): Hedrick, Allen MA, CSCS*D, FNSCA

Strength & Conditioning Journal: April 2011 - Volume 33 - Issue 2 - pp 36-38
doi: 10.1519/SSC.0b013e318210372f
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TESTING IS A BIG PART OF MOST COLLEGIATE STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING PROGRAMS AND IS AS COMMON, IN MOST PROGRAMS, AS BARBELLS AND DUMBBELLS. TYPICALLY, TESTING IS USED TO EVALUATE THE PROGRESS OF ATHLETES, TO MEASURE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE TRAINING PROGRAM, AND TO MOTIVATE THE ATHLETES INVOLVED IN THE TRAINING PROGRAM. OUR PANEL OF 3 EXPERTS EXPLAINS HOW THEY PERFORM TESTING WITH THEIR ATHLETES IN THEIR RESPECTIVE COLLEGIATE STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING PROGRAMS.

1Athletic Department, Humboldt State University, Arcata, California; 2Athletic Department, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas; and 3Athletic Department, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming

Drew Petersen is the head strength and conditioning coach at the Humboldt State University.

Kathy Wagner is the head strength and conditioning coach at the University of Texas at Arlington.

Trent Greener is the director of strength and conditioning and head football strength coach at the University of Wyoming.

© 2011 by the National Strength & Conditioning Association