|What is the NSCA?
The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) is a non-profit organization devoted to the development of the strength and conditioning profession whose mission is to bridge the gap between science and practice as it relates to strength and conditioning.
The website of the NSCA is http://www.nsca-lift.org
What is the ERP?
The NSCA ERP Strength and Conditioning Program recognize colleges and universities for recognition of their undergraduate educational program in strength and conditioning. The undergraduate program at the University of New Mexico is one of a select group of universities who have earned this recognition. CLICK HERE for the WEB side
What NSCA Certifications does the UNM Program Prepare Me to Take?
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS): An entry-level professional certification designed to assess knowledge and experience related to strength and conditioning practices in fitness and athletic environments. The CSCS is required of many academic positions and for any individual desiring to work with athletic teams.
Certified Personal Trainer (NSCA-CPT): An entry-level professional certification designed to assess knowledge and experience related to personal training practices in one-on-one or small group settings. The CPT was the first nationally accredited personal training certification.
What Benefits do UNM Student Receive?
$5 off their student membership. Signing up for just one event pays for your membership.
Email Dr. Kerksick (firstname.lastname@example.org) for questions on how to receive these benefits.
Reduced rates for exam prep symposium
$25 off cost to take a NSCA certification exam
Preferred placements into exams and exam prep symposiums
What NSCA Events are Taking Place at UNM?
To Be Announced?