Applying Biomechanics in Strength and Conditioning

  • Duane Knudson


Strength and conditioning is a profession in which a great deal of biomechanical research has been conducted recently. The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) is the leading professional strength and conditioning association in the world, and their journals—Strength and Conditioning Journal and Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research—have been receptive to articles on the biomechanics of exercise. Traditionally, strength and conditioning careers were limited to coaching the physically gifted in intercollegiate athletics. However, more and more opportunities exist for personal training with a wide variety of clients in the private sector.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Duane Knudson
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  1. 1.California State University at ChicoChicoUSA

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