Hundreds of fitness professionals already depend on Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning for trusted information in the field of strength training. Now the renowned National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) offers a third edition of Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning (Human Kinetics, June 2008). Edited by strength and conditioning experts, Thomas Baechle and Roger Earle, the new edition has been updated with the latest research to provide a comprehensive reference for fitness professionals preparing for the CSCS certification.


With a combined experience of over 55 years in the fitness industry, Baechle and Earle take an extensive look at the field of strength and conditioning and provide information on all areas of the CSCS certification exam.


"This text is a primary resource for preparing for the NSCA Certification Commission's Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) examination," says Earle. "To date, there is no other text than this one that is better at describing the scope and academic content level of strength training and conditioning."


Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning offers the latest information on the structure and function of body systems, training adaptions, testing and evaluation, exercise techniques, program design and organization and administration of facilities.


For more information on Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning or any other fitness title, contact Human Kinetics at 800.747.4457 or visit