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National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)
Lee E. Brown, EdD, CSCS*D, FNSCA
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Millions of people want to add muscle, get stronger, and look fit as a result. But when they look for expert guidance, they face a sea of self-proclaimed fitness gurus who say they have a cant-miss program for fast and easy results. So where do you look for solid, no-nonsense advice you can trust from true experts in the strength training field? Inside this book!
Written by a team of experts chosen by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), Strength Training combines the most valuable information with the best instruction for proven results:
The NSCA is the worldwide authority in the field of strength and conditioning, serving 33,000 members from the sport science, athletic, allied health, and fitness industries. Now, the proven techniques developed and honed by these leading authorities are available to you!
Whether youre launching a lifting program or fine-tuning a serious fitness regimen, Strength Training will fill any knowledge void and correct misconceptions to ensure proper technique, safety, and progressions. Multiple program options and applications to machines, free weights, and other apparatuses provide the flexibility to tailor your training to personal preferences and special needs.
Lee E. Brown, EdD, CSCS*D, FNSCA, is a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and the president of the NSCA (2006-2009). Brown holds both a masters degree in exercise science and a doctorate in educational leadership from Florida Atlantic University. He has published more than 75 articles, books, and book chapters on strength and conditioning. Formerly a high school physical education teacher and coach of many sports, Brown is now an associate professor of kinesiology in the department of kinesiology at California State University at Fullerton.
Founded in 1978, the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) is an international nonprofit educational association that serves 33,000 members in 56 countries. Drawing on its vast network of members, the NSCA develops and presents the most advanced information regarding strength training and conditioning practices, injury prevention, and research findings.
Unlike any other organization, the NSCA brings together a diverse group of professionals from the sport science, athletic, allied health, and fitness industries. By working to find practical applications for new research findings in the strength and conditioning field, the association fosters the development of strength training and conditioning as a discipline and as a profession.