Essentials of Strength Training & Conditioning: CSCS Question Topics

CSCS Question Topics:

The National Strength and Conditioning Association’s (NSCA) Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) certification is one of the premier credentials in the world of athletic performance training. Members who hold this credential are certified by the NSCA to train athletes for the purpose of increasing their strength and conditioning. Since strength training and conditioning encompasses a wide array of knowledge including human anatomy, physiology, nutrition, biomechanics, and administration, you’ll need to study a variety of topics to prepare for the CSCS exam. Here are some CSCS question topics that you’ll likely run into during the CSCS exam…


sugar cubes
Glycolysis Questions
— Glycolysis is one of the major energy systems of the human body. Glycolysis involves the metabolism of carbohydrates to create energy for movement. 


hexagon agility test
Hexagon Agility Test Questions
 — One of the various agility tests used to check athletes ability to move quickly.


Sport Metabolism
Metabolic Demands of Various Sports Questions
 — Get a handle on the metabolic demands and energy systems of various sports and activities.


muscle fibers
Muscle Fiber Involvement by Sport Questions
 — Different activities and sports use different types of muscle fiber. Get a general idea of what sports rely on specific types of muscle fiber for their activities.


Skeletal Muscle Fiber
Muscle Fiber Type Questions
 — Learn all about the different types of muscle fibers in the human body.


muscle fibers back
Muscle Macrostructure & Microstructure Questions
 — Can you tell the difference between the various macro and micro structures of muscle.


agility drill
Pro Agility Test Questions
 — One of the various agility tests used to check athletes ability to move quickly.


Phosphagen System Questions
— The phosphagen system is one of the major energy systems that you’ll need to know for the CSCS exam.


lifting before after
Physiological Adaptation Questions
— Learn about how the body adapts to training.


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