Massachusetts State Clinic

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Massachusetts State Clinic

April 27, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 3:00 pm

$30 – $115

Learn, participate and network with colleagues while earning CEUs. Hosted by the state/provincial directors and regional coordinators, this local event brings cutting-edge research and application to your backyard.

0.6 CEUs Category A

Event Itinerary – Saturday, April 27

7:30 AM – 8:00 AM
Check-in & On-site Registration

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Monitoring for the Masses
by Devan McConnell, CSCS
This session will outline the how’s and why’s of performance monitoring for team sport athletes, regardless of budget.

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
The Neural Emergency Brake
by Sean Light, MS, CSCS, RSCC
Objectives: 1. What causes the body to run with the e-brake on. 2. The brain’s prediction & time under tension model gone wrong. 3. Creating an absence of misperceived threat.

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Strength & Conditioning for the Young Athlete: Game Pace Training – The Evolution of an Integrated, Task Oriented Approach
by Patrick Mediate, MA, CSCS
After teaching and coaching for the past 40 years, it is clear that many of the things that are new have really stayed the same. This program is designed to create better athletes who realize the important role resistance preparation can make to winning the game.

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Physical Literacy: An Introduction to the Teachings of Dr. Margaret Whitehead
by Sarah Cahill, MEd, CSCS
Objectives: 1. Understand the concept of physical literacy and why it was developed. 2. Discover ways the concept is currently being applied. 3. Explore and determine opportunities for future application to engage more people in physical activity programs for life.

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Lunch (provided)

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Physiologic Considerations and Monitoring in the U.S. Army
by Jan Redmond, PhD, CSCS, NSCA-CPT
Military field research is conducted to guide physical training of soldiers to develop fitness for duty and injury prevention. The talk will provide an overview of physical performance field research within the U.S. Army.

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Renaissance Periodization Nutrition Methods: Application of Nutrition for Performance and Body Composition
by Kristen Ouellette, PhD, CSCS
Objectives: 1. Learn about the trade offs associated with performance and body composition goals. 2. Discuss matching the appropriate training program with the desired goal. 3. Determining appropriate caloric intake and macronutrient intake for maintenance or change in body mass on training and off days. 4. How to optimally divide calories and macronutrients across the day.


April 27, 2019
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
$30 – $115


Springfield College – Fuller Arts Center
243 Hickory St
Springfield, MA 01109 United States
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