Welcome to issue 35.2 of the Strength and Conditioning Journal for 2013. In this issue, you will find articles on a number of important topics to the field of strength and conditioning including:
- Factors Affecting Punching Force
- Preventing Lumbar Injuries in Rotational Striking Athletes
- Training Landing and Cutting in Young Females
- Using a Sport-Specific Stimulus for Agility Training
- Are All Hip Extension Exercises Created Equal?
- Weightlifting to Improve Volleyball Performance
We are now requesting authors to post “Video Abstracts” in Editorial Manager between the “Minor Revisions” stage and the “Accepted for Publication” stage. Authors can prepare a Video Abstract and submit this digital file along with the final draft of the manuscript. Guidelines for preparation of the Video Abstract, along with links to sample Video Abstracts, can be found here:
The video abstract will provide the author an opportunity to highlight important aspects of the manuscript.
Strength and Conditioning Journal, 35-3, June 2013 will be a “Youth Special Topics” issue. We have special topics issues nearing completion on “Coaching” and “Special Populations”.
CALL FOR PAPERS:
I encourage you to consider submitting an article to Strength and Conditioning Journal. Go to the Editorial Manager website, http://www.editorialmanager.com/scj/default.asp, and submit your manuscript according to the instructions provided.
TOPICS OF INTEREST:
We will continue to support the mission of the NSCA and SCJ by reviewing papers for publication from all related areas of interest. We are specifically requesting papers from the following areas:
Tactical Strength and Conditioning
If you need assistance to get started, please contact SCJManagingEditor@gmail.com.
T. Jeff Chandler, EdD, CSCS*D, NSCA-CPT*D, FNSCA
Editor in Chief