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Shurley, JP, Todd, JS, and Todd, TC. The science of strength: reflections on the National Strength and Conditioning Association and the emergence of research-based strength and conditioning. J Strength Cond Res 31(2): 517-530, 2017-The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) formed in 1978 when a group of 76 strength and conditioning coaches(More)
In the latter years of the Second World War, the number of American servicemen who had sustained orthopedic injuries was overwhelming the nation's military hospitals. The backlog of patients was partly because of the sheer number of soldiers involved in the war effort, but it was exacerbated by rehabilitation protocols that required lengthy recovery times.(More)
The fact that athletes are now hormonally manipulating themselves in order to enhance their athletic performance has aroused great concern among those who are close to athletics because it is feared that these athletes may be doing irreparable harm to themselves as well as to " sport. " As Peter Lawson of the Manchester Guardian put it, " Unless something(More)