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Lynchburg College to Host NSCA State Clinic on Saturday

For immediate release – 10/4/2012 - #094
Lynchburg College to Host NSCA State Clinic on Saturday

LYNCHBURG, VA – Lynchburg College is set to host the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Virginia State Clinic on Saturday, October 6th.

The clinic is being held in the Sydnor Performance Hall inside of Elliot and Rosel Schewel Hall. Topics to be discussed include physiology of the heart, fundamentals of Olympic weightlifting, functional movement systems (FMS), concussions, injury prevention, and character building through sport.

The event is being hosted by Dr. Steve Smith, strength and conditioning coach for Lynchburg College athletics.

Speakers will feature Lynchburg faculty members Dr. Sean Collins in addition to Dr. Smith.

Dr. Smith will be speaking on "Fundamentals of Olympic Weightlifting" at 10 a.m. and "Do Sports Build Character or Characters?" at 4 p.m. Dr. Collins will be speaking on "Occlusion Training" at 11 a.m.

"This clinic is an opportunity for Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists, Certified Personal Trainers, Coaches, Athletic Trainers, students, and fitness enthusiasts to learn about a wide variety of topics ranging from topics associated with physiology, sport and exercise psychology to functional training and Olympic weightlifting," Smith said. "The caliber of presenters matches up with any National Conference and promises to be filled with a wide array of usable information. Lynchburg College and the Strength and Conditioning Program are proud to support the educational opportunities for all of our strength and conditioning colleagues and to model those practices for our students and athletes."

The National Strength and Conditioning Association is a non-profit organization responsible for disseminating research based information regarding strength and conditioning.

Registration for the clinic begins at 7:45 a.m. on Saturday, October 6. All faculty, staff, and students are welcome. Cost is $60 for NSCA members, $35 for NSCA student members, and $70 for non-members.