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Juniata College to host Pennsylvania State Strength & Conditioning Clinic

(Posted May 20, 2008)

HUNTINGDON, Pa. -- Juniata College is now accepting registrations for the Ninth Annual Pennsylvania State Strength & Conditioning Clinic, which will take place on Friday and Saturday, June 27-28, 2008, on the campus of Juniata College in Huntingdon, Pa.

Open to anyone with an interest in sports performance enhancement and strength & conditioning, the Pennsylvania State Strength & Conditioning Clinic features instructional lectures and presentations, as well as hands-on workshops in Juniata's Brumbaugh Strength and Fitness Center. Clinicians include some of the top sports performance and strength & conditioning professionals from across the United States, including sports performance experts from the University of Kansas, the University of Notre Dame, Temple University, Penn State, Ohio University, the University of Pittsburgh, and the University of Richmond.

Topics include overall strength program design, exercise mechanics, sport-specific speed and agility training, injury rehabilitation, development of core strength, and implementation of non-traditional modes of functional strength training.

The clinic is coordinated by Doug Smith, CSCS, Juniata's Strength & Conditioning Coach.

Registration fee for the Pennsylvania State Strength & Conditioning Clinic is $175 for both days of the clinic. A two-day package that includes on-campus lodging is also available for $215. Professional development and continuing education units are available from the National Strength & Conditioning Association (2.0 CEUs), Board of Certification -(NATA) (20 contact hours), the Pennsylvania Board of Education (20 credit hours for Act 48), and the New Jersey Board of Education.

To register for the Pennsylvania Strength & Conditioning Clinic, please contact the Juniata College Office of Conferences and Events at 814-641-3604 or 814-641-3606.

For more detailed information about the program, please contact Doug Smith by e-mail at smithd@juniata.edu. Information is also available online; please visit Juniata's athletic website at www.juniatasports.net, click on "Camps" and look for the "JC Strength & Conditioning Clinic".

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