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National Association Recognizes Belmont’s Strength,Conditioning Minor

The New Strength & Conditioning minor has met the
criteria to be accepted as a National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Educationally Recognized Strength and Conditioning Program.

The NSCA is the world leader in delivering scientific, peer-reviewed research about strength and conditioning. This acceptance allows students enrolled within the Strength & Conditioning Minor an exam registration discount on the Certified
Strength & Conditioning Specialist and Certified Personal Trainer Certifications (Tier-One Exercise Science / Strength & Conditioning Certifications).

Dr. Nick Bacon, assistant professor in the department of sport science,created and successfully applied for the Strength & Conditioning Minor to be recognized by the NSCA. The new minor begins in fall 2013 with itsinaugural course, Optimizing Human Performance (STR 4110). (image – NSCA Logo.jpg)