About us

SCS: a network for scientific research

The SCS is a non-profit, international association devoted to fostering scientific research in the field of strength and conditioning. Through its sport sciences and clinical multi-disciplinary team of professionals, SCS aims to examine strength training and conditioning from a multifaceted perspective, including all physiological, biomechanical, psychological and epidemiological aspects. Thus, it strives to improve knowledge in the area of strength and conditioning and its broad application to sports performance, injury prevention, rehabilitation, and health improvement. It contributes to the dissemination of this knowledge to the scientific community and encourages initiatives aimed at increasing public awareness of findings in terms of strength and conditioning research and practice.

SCS: a platform for S&C education

The Society promotes education in the field of strength and conditioning. Towards this aim, it organises education and certification courses, seminars and scientific congresses in order to foster excellence in the strength and conditioning community and provide internationally recognised certificates of respective education. It contributes to the publication of dedicated periodicals and scientific journals, to disseminate state-of-the-art research findings to its members and the wider scientific community.

SCS: a space for professional collaboration

The SCS collaborates with, supports the work of, and promotes existing national strength and conditioning associations and organisations. The Society works in cooperation with various public and private health institutions, sport clubs of different countries. It further favours contacts across its members to establish joint educational standards and promote collaborative research efforts in the field of strength and conditioning.