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HK Author Jay Hoffman elected NSCA president

Human Kinetics author Jay Hoffman, PhD has been elected president of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) at the organization's national conference in July. He is the author of Norms for Fitness, Performance and Health (Human Kinetics, 2006) and Physiological Aspects of Sport Training and Performance (Human Kinetics, 2002)

Hoffman is a professor and the chair of the department of health and exercise science at the College of New Jersey. Long recognized as an expert in the field of exercise physiology, Hoffman has more than 75 publications to his credit on human performance in refereed journals, book chapters, and books. He also has more than 17 years of experience coaching at the collegiate and professional levels. This combination of the practical and the theoretical provides him with a unique perspective to write for both coaches and academic faculty.

Hoffman was awarded the 2005 Outstanding Kinesiological Professional Award by the Neag School of Education at the University of Connecticut. He also was awarded the 2000 Outstanding Junior Investigator Award by the NSCA. He is a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine.