UNE hosts regional strength conditioning conference


January 24, 2018

On December 3, 2017, the University of New England welcomed more than 250 strength and conditioning coaches, fitness professionals, physical therapists, athletic trainers, educators and students to the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Northeast Regional Conference, held at the Harold Alfond Forum. Attendees hailed from more than 30 colleges, all New England states, New York, Quebec, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Nova Scotia.

The conference was led by Heath Pierce, RSCC*D, CSCS*D, NSCA-CPT*D, ACSM EP-C, interim assistant dean for the Westbrook College of Health Professions and director of the Applied Exercise Science Program. Pierce, who is the Northeast NSCA Regional Coordinator, presented a session titled “Plyometrics: If You Jump, You Need to Land.” Other presentation topics included methods of enhancing athletic performance and ways to reduce the risk of injury.

This event was made possible by the NSCA, Department of Exercise and Sport Performance, Westbrook College of Health Professions Dean’s Office, UNE Athletic Department/Strength and Conditioning, the Harold Alfond Forum and Perform Better.


To learn more about the Westbrook College of Health Professions, visit www.une.edu/wchp

To apply, visit www.une.edu/admissions

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