According to a university news release from Port St. Lucie, Fla-based Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management (COGSM), it recently hosted the National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA) for its Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) exam-preparation workshop.
More than 20 participants from across the country attended the 2-day workshop, which combined classroom lecture and hands-on training to help attendees learn the skills and education needed to obtain the CSCS certification, per the release. The CSCS, the release continues, allows professionals to design and implement strength training and conditioning programs for athletes in a team setting.
The release reports that NSCA-CSCS exam prep manager Kathryn Russell conducted the workshop. Also present were Keiser University COGSM faculty Rick Leitner, Robert Maxwell, and Julie Snyder of the Sports Medicine & Fitness Technology Programs, as well as James Gegenheimer of the Dietetics and Nutrition Program.
“The Strength & Conditional certification workshop was a great opportunity for the attendees to learn the latest research in the field, and it was an excellent way for us to showcase the unique facilities and professional staff here at Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management,” says John McMurry, campus vice president of Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management, in the release.
The Keiser University COGSM campus, the release says, features a 20,000 square-foot facility which includes a 1,500-square-foot indoor putting green, advanced launch monitor technology, an interactive golf stimulator powered by Sports Coach Systems, TaylorMade MAT-T swing analysis system, and a golf club repair lab equipped by Mitchell Golf Equipment.
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[Sources: Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management]