8 February 2007
NSCA Approves HPER's Strength
and Conditioning Program
Jacksonville State University Department of Health, Physical Education, and
Recreation has been approved by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) as a recognized educational program
in “Strength and Conditioning.” After completing the program, the student will be prepared to sit for the Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
The NSCA “ERP Strength and Conditioning Program” recognizes colleges and universities that
offer a bachelor's degree with an emphasis in strength training and conditioning. Jacksonville State University joins four other institutions in the state of Alabama approved to offer this program: the University
of Alabama, Birmingham; the University of South Alabama, Troy University, and the United States Sports Academy.
For more information on the program, contact Dr. Jeff Chandler, Department Head, HPER, Jacksonville State University
For more information about the NSCA, visit their website, www.nsca-lift.org.
for news releases by using the request form at www.jsu.edu/newswire/request.