BE AN INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNISED Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist by the National Strength And Conditioning Association (NSCA) COURSE OBJECTIVES Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists (CSCSs) are professionals who apply scientific knowledge to train athletes for the primary goal of improving athletic performance. They conduct sport-specific testing sessions, design and implement safe and effective strength training and conditioning programs and provide guidance regarding nutrition and injury prevention. Recognizing that their area of expertise is separate and distinct, CSCSs consult with and refer athletes to other professionals when appropriate. AWARD Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be awarded: Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) COURSE DURATION VENUE 6th June 2014 to 19th July 2014 (49 hours) International Sports Academy COURSE GOALS Upon successful completion of the course, participants will gain knowledge in areas such as:  Structure and Function of the Muscular, Neuromuscular, Cardiovascular and Respiratory System  Bioenergetics of Exercise and Training  Endocrine Responses to Resistance Exercise  Biomechanics of Resistance Exercise  Adaptations to Anaerobic and Aerobic Training Programs  Age and *** Related Differences and Their Implications for Resistance Exercise  Psychology of Athletic Preparation and Performance  Performance Enhancing Substances  Nutritional Factors in Health and Performance  Principles of Test Selection and Administration  Administration, Scoring, and Interpretation of Selected Tests  Warm-Up, Stretching, Resistance Training and Spotting Techniques  Plyometric Training, Speed, Agility and Speed-Endurance Development  Periodization, Rehabilitation and Reconditioning  Facility Organization, Risk Management, Policy Development and Procedures Manual For more information, please email to: kelvinyap@isa.edu.sg Call Kelvin Yap at 8685 1233 International Sports Academy (S) Pte Ltd 12 Prince Edward Road, Bestway Building, Podium B, #01- 02, Singapore 079212 Tel: 6423 0668; Fax: 6423 1163 W: www.isa.edu.sg