NSCA's Guide to High School Strength and Conditioning Online CE Course Without Book
This package includes:
- Online study guide
- Online continuing education exam
This study guide reinforces the content from the book, NSCA’s Guide to High School Strength and Conditioning (which is not included with this package). It helps you prepare for the 100-question exam that tests your understanding of the concepts presented.
Once you pass the exam, you can print a certificate for continuing education credits.
- Explain the expansion of resistance training programs in the high school setting and the need for certified and qualified strength and conditioning professionals.
- Identify the various roles a strength and conditioning professional may fill in the high school setting and identify the key responsibilities when working with schools, students, parents, coaches, and teams.
- List the key traits necessary for the success of a strength and conditioning professional in the high school setting.
- Explain the importance of strategic planning when advocating for a full-time strength and conditioning position, including identification of stakeholders, collection of data, and identification of funding resources.
- Understand the purpose of assessing student-athletes and know the setup, equipment, and protocols involved.
- Demonstrate resistance training techniques and integrate best practices into the high school physical education curriculum to facilitate student-athletes’ lifelong personal fitness initiatives.
- Apply state and national standards for high school student-athletes.
- Design an instructional plan that is built around the class schedules and the training experience level of the students.
- Apply professional recommendations for training facility layout and maintenance, including equipment needs and spacing, weight room safety guidelines, and maintenance, cleaning, and emergency procedures.
- Define key terms in exercise science.
- Identify safe and responsible exercise choices for the age, skill, experience, goals, and fitness level of student-athletes and be able to provide instruction on these movements in a weight room with student-athletes.
- Understand the importance of safety in lifting techniques.
- Differentiate training exercises for the lower body, upper body, total body, and anatomical core and know modifications for these exercises.