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Strength and Conditioning Journal Podcast

Strength and Conditioning Journal is the professional journal of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). The purpose "SCJ Podcasts" is to highlight current topics in the journal related to the field of strength and conditioning. The NSCA and SCJ are committed to the mission of integrating the practical experience of professionals in our field with evidence-based research to provide practitioners with the most accurate information available. The "SCJ Podcasts" will be a very valuable tool in accomplishing that mission.

Creator: Ben Reuter, SCJ Podcast Editor
Duration: 15:10
Strength & Conditioning Journal October 2018, Volume 40, Issue 5;
Dr. Morey Kolber discusses his articles “Platelet Rich Plasma: Basic Science and Biological Effects” and “Platelet Rich Plasma: Post-Procedural Considerations for the Sports Medicine Professional” which appear in the October 2018 issue of Strength and Conditioning Journal.
Creator: Ben Reuter, SCJ Podcast Editor
Duration: 4:25
Strength & Conditioning Journal June 2015, Volume 37, Issue 3;
Dr. Scott Cheatham discusses his article “Training Considerations for Individuals with Femoral Acetabular Impingement” which appears in issue 37-3 of Strength and Conditioning Journal. Dr. Cheatham explains the significance of femoral acetabular impingement and what steps the strength and conditioning professional can take to assist in treatment.
Creator: Ben Reuter, SCJ Podcast Editor
Duration: 3:59
Ziya Altug discusses the article “Resistance Exercise to Improve Cognitive Function” which appears in issue 36-6 of SCJ. Mr. Altug discusses the importance of resistance exercise for improving cognitive function and how this knowledge can be used by strength and conditioning professionals.
Creator: Ben Reuter, SCJ Podcast Editor
Duration: 4:38
Strength & Conditioning Journal October 2014, Volume 36, Issue 5;
Dr. Chad Kuntz discusses the article “Augmenting the Bench Press with Elastic Resistance: Scientific and Practical Applications” which appears in issue 36-5 of SCJ. Dr. Kuntz explains how elastic resistance training can be applied throughout various phases of periodization and with a variety of clients.
Creator: Ben Reuter, SCJ Podcast Editor
Duration: 4:35
Strength & Conditioning Journal April 2014, Volume 36, Issue 2;
Dr. Jay Dawes discusses the article “The Potential Dangers of Using Rapid Weight Loss Techniques” in issue 36-2. Dr. Dawes why strength and conditioning professionals should have a knowledge of the dangers of rapid weight loss and how they can use this knowledge to help their athletes and clients.
Creator: Ben Reuter, SCJ Podcast Editor
Duration: 4:31
Strength & Conditioning Journal December 2013, Volume 35, Issue 6;
Dr. Lee Herrington discusses his article “Training for prevention ACL injury: incorporation of progressive landing skill challenges into the program” appearing in issue 35-6 of Strength and Conditioning Journal. Dr. Herrington discusses the strength and conditioning coach’s role in the injury prevention program as well as the importance of continuing the neuromuscular training of landing skills to prevent ACL injuries.
Creator: Ben Reuter, SCJ Podcast Editor
Duration: 6:51
Dr. Bob Pettit, author of the SCJ article “High-Intensity Exercise Tolerance: An Update on Bioenergetics and Assessment”, discusses his article and an updated model for measuring sustained high intensity exercise performance. He also discusses why this model is important in developing conditioning programs for athletes.
Creator: Ben Reuter, SCJ Podcast Editor
Duration: 2:29
Strength & Conditioning Journal December 2012, Volume 34, Issue 6;
Jay Dawes, author of the SCJ article “Methods of Developing Power to Improve Acceleration for the Non-Track Athlete” discusses his article. Topics discussed include the importance of acceleration in non-track sports and what methods can best be used to improve acceleration for these sports.
Creator: Ben Reuter, SCJ Podcast Editor
Duration: 6:03
Strength & Conditioning Journal 
Erin Fidler, author of the SCJ article Sickle Cell Trait: A Review and Recommendations for Training discusses the role of the Strength and Conditioning professional when working with athletes who have sickle cell trait. The information in this article will help the novice or experienced Strength and Conditioning professional become more familiar with the
Creator: Ben Reuter, SCJ Podcast Editor
Duration: 3:53
John Cowell, coauthor with Michael McGuigan and John Cronin of the SCJ article Strength Training Considerations for the Bicycle Motocross Athlete. The information in this article will help the novice or experienced Strength and Conditioning professional become more familiar with the physiological requirements of bicycle motocross (BMX). Understanding the physiological requirements of bicycle motocross is essential for designing the optimal training program to improve a BMX athlete's performance.
Creator: Ben Reuters, SCJ Podcast Editor
Duration: 3:05
Dr. Mark Kovacs discusses the SCJ article “A Performance Evaluation of the Tennis Serve…” coauthored with Dr. Todd Ellenbecker. The information in this article will help the novice or experienced Strength and Conditioning professional become more familiar with the physiological requirements of the tennis serve. Understanding the physiological requirements of the tennis serve is essential for designing the optimal training program to improve a tennis athlete's performance.
Creator: Ben Reuters, SCJ Podcast Editor
Duration: 3:18
Strength & Conditioning Journal August 2009, Volume 31, Issue 4;
Strength & Conditioning Journal (SCJ) offers special topics issues once or twice a year. Dr. Mark Kovacs was the guest editor of the Tennis special topics issue (Volume 31:4) discusses the important role the Strength and Conditioning professional plays in the success of tennis athletes. Dr Kovacs also highlights what the Strength and Conditioning professional should be able to utilize from the Tennis special topics issue.
Creator: Ben Reuters, SCJ Podcast Editor
Duration: 3:24
Strength & Conditioning Journal 
Dr. Lee Brown, past president of the NSCA offers tips for authors interested in submitting manuscripts to the Strength and Conditioning Journal (SCJ). He emphasizes that the SCJ is a journal for practitioners. The journal presents practical information that is supported by credible research.
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