Strength & Conditioning Journal

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August 2023 - Volume 45 - Issue 4

  • T. Jeff Chandler, EdD, FNSCA
  • 1524-1602
  • 1533-4295
  • 6 issues / year
  • Sport Sciences 55/87
  • 2.5


Welcome to Volume 45, the 2023 edition of the Strength and Conditioning Journal

I would like to recognize many groups of people who help make the SCJ a quality journal.  We have a first-class senior editorial team composed of a Managing Editor/Assistant and Associate Editors in Chief, along with an outstanding group of Associate Editors and Column Editors.   The authors who submit to the SCJ are some of the top authorities in the world on strength and conditioning.  The "unsung heroes" of the review process are the reviewers who get very little recognition.  And it is always a pleasure to work with our publisher, LWW, as well as our NSCA national office staff.   I would like to offer my sincere gratitude to all these individuals for a job well done!  ​

We hope you enjoy this issue of the SCJ!  If you need assistance in preparing a submission to the SCJ, please contact the Managing Editor; [email protected].  



 T. Jeff Chandler, EdD, FNSCA, Editor in Chief



The SCJ currently has 6 columns published on a rotating basis.  All columns are peer-reviewed.

    Colin Wilborn, Nutrition and Ergogenic Aids: [email protected]

    Jay Dawes, Exercise Technique:  [email protected]

    Peter Ronai, Special Populations: [email protected]

    Ben Reuter, Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation: [email protected]

    Brad Schoenfeld, Evidence Based Personal Training: [email protected]

For more information on submitting a column, please contact the column editor or [email protected]

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