Strength and Conditioning did not become common in the United States until late 1970’s. It initiated from the football programs, about 76 strength coaches from across the country came together and formed the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) was founded in 1978. University of Nebraska was one of the first schools to hire a strength and conditioning coach. NSCA now has nearly 30,000 members in 72 countries.


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