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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: 12:15
In this episode Alyssa Parten discusses her article “Strength Training for the Roller Derby Athlete”, published in issue 44-2 of Strength and Conditioning Journal. The demands of roller derby, the role of strength and conditioning in the sport, and the potential for injury reduction are discussed.
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Creator: Ben Reuter, SCJ Podcast Editor
Duration: 10:23
In this episode Dr. Ryanne Carmichael discusses her article “Considerations for the Pregnant Endurance Athlete”, published in issue 43-6 of Strength and Conditioning Journal. Dr. Carmichael explains the guidelines for pregnant endurance athletes and the physiological changes that occur during pregnancy.
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Creator: Ben Reuter, SCJ Podcast Editor
Duration: 13:23
Strength & Conditioning Journal October 2021, Volume 43, Issue 5;
Juan Rodriguez discusses the article “Utility of Back-Off Sets: An Overview” which appears in issue 43-5 of Strength and Conditioning Journal, overviews the research available on back-off sets, and outlines how back-off sets can be used by strength and conditioning practitioners.
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Creator: Ben Reuter, SCJ Podcast Editor
Duration: 11:56
Strength & Conditioning Journal April 2021, Volume 43, Issue 2;
Dr. Brian Gearity previews the article “Enriching Selves in Strength and Conditioning Society: A Multilevel Proposal to Enhance Strength and Conditioning Psychosocial Practice as Part of the Council on Accreditation of Strength and Conditioning Education” which appears in the April 2021 issue of Strength and Conditioning Journal.
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Creator: Ben Reuter, SCJ Podcast Editor
Duration: 19:40
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Dr. Morey Kolber and Dr. Brian Gearity discuss recommendations for submitting articles to SCJ as an author and the peer review process. They also discuss the process for becoming a peer reviewer for SCJ.
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Creator: Ben Reuter, SCJ Podcast Editor
Duration: 21:22
Strength & Conditioning Journal February 2021, Volume 43, Issue 1;
Dr. Chris Bishop discusses his article, “Interlimb Asymmetries: Are Thresholds a Usable Concept” which appears in the February 2021 issue of Strength and Conditioning Journal and how coaches should use interlimb asymmetries to monitor athletes.
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Creator: Ben Reuter, SCJ Podcast Editor
Duration: 17:14
Strength & Conditioning Journal June 2020, Volume 42, Issue 3;
Dr. David LaPlaca discusses the article “Health Ramifications of Smart Devices” which appears in the June 2020 issue of Strength and Conditioning Journal. Dr. Laplaca discusses the potential risks of smart devices and how strength and conditioning professionals can limit those risks.
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Creator: Ben Reuter, SCJ Podcast Editor
Duration: 10:34
Drew Nutter discusses his article “Considerations for Coaching Athletes With Prosthetic Limbs for Transtibial and Transfemoral Amputations” which appears in the October 2019 issue of Strength and Conditioning Journal and provides recommendations for working with athletes with prosthetics.
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Creator: Ben Reuter, SCJ Podcast Editor
Duration: 15:03
Strength & Conditioning Journal August 2019, Volume 41, Issue 4;
Tom Cormier discusses his article “Exercise Programming for Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease” which appears in the August 2019 issue of Strength and Conditioning Journal. Mr. Cormier explains what nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is and what strength and conditioning professionals can do to help clients with this disease.
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Creator: Ben Reuter, SCJ Podcast Editor
Duration: 18:17
Strength & Conditioning Journal December 2018, Volume 40, Issue 6;
Dr. Brian Gearity discusses the upcoming Sociology of Strength and Conditioning Special Topic Issue which appears in the December 2018 issue of Strength and Conditioning Journal. Dr. Gearity explains what sport sociology is, and why an understanding of sociology is important for strength and conditioning professionals.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Creator: Ben Reuter, SCJ Podcast Editor
Duration: 6:03
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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
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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Creator: Ben Reuters, SCJ Podcast Editor
Duration: 3:19
Strength & Conditioning Journal 
Dr. Chandler, Editor in Chief of Strength & Conditioning Journal (SCJ), introduces us to the new SCJ podcasts. Included in the brief interview is information on how accessing new offerings from the SCJ, including digital media content, available on the SCJ web site, www.nsca-scj.com.
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