Rhode Island State Clinic

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Rhode Island State Clinic

February 29, 2020 @ 7:30 am - 3:25 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

Rick Armstrong, MS, CSCS

Event Itinerary – Saturday, February 29

7:30 AM – 8:10 AM
Check-in & On-site Registration
8:15 AM – 8:25 AM
Opening Remarks
8:30 AM – 9:25 AM
Lifting Out of Depression
by Jason Sawyer, PhD, CSCS

By the end of the presentation individuals will be able to: 1. Understand the causes of depression and anxiety 2. Know the common treatments for depression 3. Understand the effects of resistance training on depression and anxiety
9:30 AM – 10:25 AM
Olympic Lifting Alternatives for Competition and Athletic Performance
by Michael Pepin, DC, CSCS

• Alternative stances/setups • Rethinking weight distribution and bend rebend • Alternatives for 1st pull position and transition phases of lifting • Application into athletics and competition
10:30 AM – 11:25 AM
Deceleration and Landing Mechanics: Building the Brakes
by Matthew Ibrahim, MS

Learning objectives: • Importance of deceleration, force absorption and landing mechanics in athletic performance • Programming considerations for your athletes • Hands-on training application and coaching walk through
11:30 AM – 12:25 PM
Lunch (provided)

Rick Armstrong, State Director, available for questions related to the NSCA and student questions regarding opportunities in the field.
12:30 PM – 1:25 PM
Communications Boundaries and Successes in the Team Treatment of the Athlete
by Paul Higgins, DPT, CSCS

Participants will • discuss the importance of professional boundaries and limitations in the team treatment of athletes • understand the importance of communication in the team treatment of athletes (verbal and written) • and more…
1:30 PM – 2:25 PM
Body Sculpting: Inter & Intra-Muscular Hypertrophy and Its Impact on Performance
by Jacob Earp, PhD, CSCS

• Learn the importance of intra-muscular hypertrophy for athletic performance • Explore the physiological mechanisms • Discuss cutting edge research relating to intra-muscular hypertrophy and current evidence based practice
2:30 PM – 3:25 PM
Data Science for the Strength and Conditioning Professional
by Scott Leech, MS, CSCS,*D

Data science is obtainable for any S & C professional, at every level. Through simple statistical principles you will learn how to improve your current practices, understand your current data, and provide athletes and clients with a better training experience.


February 29, 2020
7:30 am - 3:25 pm
$30 – $115


Rhode Island College – Gaige Hall, Room 100
600 Mount Pleasant Ave
Providence, RI 02908 United States
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