Digital Meeting 2020

SCS Strength & Conditioning Society is dedicated to bring together a significant number of sport sciences and clinical multi-disciplinary team of professionals in the field of strength training and conditioning.
SCS Digital Meeting will host international speakers and world renowed experts with its high-quality contents, it will provides an exceptional value for students, academics, practitioners and industry researchers.

Live sessions for the conference will be available both as live streaming and as recorded sessions for registered attendee

Fees (V.A.T. included)

Partecipation TypeRegistration FeeLive SessionRecordingsCertificate of Attendance
SCS Member€ 80,00YesYesYes
Standard€ 120,00YesYesYes
Student€ 60,00YesNoYes
Only Recorded€ 75,00NoYesNo
Only Recorded SCS + ESNS€ 120,00NoYesNo

SPECIAL OFFER BLACK FRIDAY Only for registration today and tomorrow (26-27th) full package 80€

Fees (V.A.T. included)

SPECIAL OFFER BLACK FRIDAY
Only for registration today and tomorrow (26-27th) full package 80€

SCS Member
Registration Fee: € 90,00
Live Session: Yes
Recordings: Yes
Certificate of Attendance: Yes

Standard
Registration Fee: € 120,00
Live Session: Yes
Recordings: Yes
Certificate of Attendance: Yes

Student*
Registration Fee: € 60,00
Live Session: Yes
Recordings: No
Certificate of Attendance: Yes

Only Recorded
Registration Fee: € 75,00
Live Session: No
Recordings: Yes
Certificate of Attendance: No

Only Recorded ESNS + SCS
Registration Fee: € 120,00
Live Session: No
Recordings: Yes
Certificate of Attendance: No

All conference materials and services will be delivered digitally to the participant with the online conference management system.
All registered participant will receive credentials to access the conference platform via email upon registration. The credentials are personalised and cannot be duplicated.

Recordings

Standard participants and those who will only purchase the recordings will be receiving Link and password to access the platform and visualize the recordings starting from 24 hours after the event

Programme

Thanks to our Sponsors:
Saturday 28th November
09:45Welcome Ceremony
SESSION IHamstrings Injury Prevention by HSI-Prevent.
Chair: Anne Delextrat
10:00Anthony J. Blazevich (AUS)
Stretching and Warm-Up Routines to Prevent Hamstring Strain Injury
10:30Anne Delextrat (UK) and Daniel Cohen (UK)
Training Interventions to Improve Muscular Endurance in the Prevention of Hamstrings Injuries
11:00Francesc Cos (ESP)
Hamstrings strain injury: injury mechanism and interactions with muscle-tendon structure, function, activation & fatigue
11:30 – 11:45Workshops Sponsored by UCAM – Spanish Sports University
11:45 – 12:00BREAK
  
SESSION IIStrength, Power and Speed Training.
Chair: Tomás T. Freitas
12:00Fernando Pareja-Blanco (ESP)
Velocity-based Resistance Training: Applied Concepts
12:30Pedro E. Alcaraz (ESP)
Resisted Sprint Training: Are we using it in the right direction?
13:00Francesco Cuzzolin (ITA)
Proper Strength Training for Basketball: Why, What and How
13:30 – 14:00BREAK
 
SESSION IIITraining Load Monitoring.
Chair: Julio Calleja-González
14:00Franco Impellizzeri (ITA)
The State of the Art focus on Training Load. An update
14:30Iñigo Mujika (ESP)
Load Monitoring in Endurance Sports: Current Practices
15:00Lorena Torres (ESP)
Training Load Monitoring and Athlete Management
15:30 – 15:45Workshops Sponsored by Output Sports
15:45 – 16:00BREAK
 
SESSION IVYouth Development.
Chair: Elena Marín-Cascales
16:00Julio Calleja-González (ESP)
Training with Young Athletes: From Theory to Practice
16:30Urs Granacher (GER)
Resistance Training in Youth Athletes: Performance and Health-Related Aspects
17:00David G. Behm (CAN)
Balance and Metastable Training Progressions with
Children
17:30 – 17:45S&C of the Year Ceremony + Closing Remarks

Saturday 28th November

09:45 
Welcome Ceremony

SESSION I
Hamstrings Injury Prevention by HSI-Prevent.
Chair: Anne Delextrat

10:00
Anthony J. Blazevich (AUS)
Stretching and Warm-Up Routines to Prevent Hamstring Strain Injury

10:30
Anne Delextrat (UK) and Daniel Cohen (UK)
Training Interventions to Improve Muscular Endurance in the Prevention of Hamstrings Injuries

11:00
Francesc Cos (ESP)
Hamstrings strain injury: injury mechanism and interactions with muscle-tendon structure, function, activation & fatigue
11:30 – 11:45
Workshops Sponsored by UCAM – Spanish Sports University

11:45 – 12:00
BREAK

SESSION II
Strength, Power and Speed Training.
Chair: Tomás T. Freitas

12:00
Fernando Pareja-Blanco (ESP)
Velocity-based Resistance Training: Applied Concepts

12:30
Pedro E. Alcaraz (ESP)
Resisted Sprint Training: Are we using it in the right direction?

13:00
Francesco Cuzzolin (ITA)
Proper Strength Training for Basketball: Why, What and How

13:30 – 14:00
BREAK

SESSION III
Training Load Monitoring.
Chair: Julio Calleja-González

14:00
Franco Impellizzeri (ITA)
The State of the Art focus on Training Load. An update

14:30
Iñigo Mujika (ESP)
Load Monitoring in Endurance Sports: Current Practices

15:00
Lorena Torres (ESP)
Training Load Monitoring and Athlete Management

15:30 – 15:45 
Workshops Sponsored by Output Sports
15:45 – 16:00
BREAK

SESSION IV
Youth Development.
Chair: Elena Marín-Cascales

16:00
Julio Calleja-González (ESP)
Training with Young Athletes: From Theory to Practice

16:30
Urs Granacher (GER)
Resistance Training in Youth Athletes: Performance and Health-Related Aspects

17:00
David G. Behm (CAN)
Balance and Metastable Training Progressions with
Children

17:30 – 17:45
S&C of the Year Ceremony + Closing Remarks

Live Sessions

  • Hamstrings Injury Prevention
  • Strength, Power and Speed Training
  • Training Load Monitoring
  • Youth Development

Each session will provide review on the latest research on the issue and debate with the practical application on the field.
After every session there will be a general discussion/round table between speakers, chair and audience. The audience will be able to send their question via live chat system

Scientific Board

Anthony J. Blazevich

Anthony J. Blazevich

  • SCS Board Member and SCS Scientific Committee President
  • Professor in Biomechanics at Edith Cowan University
  • Director of the Centre for Exercise and Sports Science Research (CESSR), Edith Cowan University
Robert Csapo

Robert Csapo

  • SCS Vice-President and SCS Board Member
  • Senior Scientist at University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology in Hall
  • Professor University of Innsbruck

Amelia Guadalupe Grau

  • SCS Scientific Secretary
  • Associate Professor at the Faculty of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences-INEF, Technical University of Madrid
  • European College of Sport Science Fellow
Tomás T. Freitas

Tomás T. Freitas

  • SCS Founding Member
  • Researcher at UCAM Research Center for High Performance Sport
  • Associate Professor at the Faculty of Sport Sciences, Catholic University of Murcia
Elena Marín-Cascales

Elena Marín Cascales

  • SCS General Secretary and SCS Board Member
  • Associate Professor in the Master in High Performance Sport: Strength and Conditioning, Catholic University of Murcia
  • Invited Researcher at UCAM Research Center for High Performance Sport

Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year Award

With the Strength of Conditioning Coach of the Year (SCCY) award, SCS wishes to recognise and honour outstanding practitioners in the field of physical preparation. Eligible SCS members must:

  • Be currently practicing S&C coaches.
  • Base their training prescriptions on the latest scientific evidence.
  • Progress the profession through their own research.
  • Make significant contributions to the education of other coaches.

In agreement with SCS is mission, all applications from coaches focusing on performance enhancement, injury prevention, rehabilitation and health improvement are welcome.

Attendees who would like to be considered for the SCS Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year Award, must submit:

  • A one-page cover letter stating “why he/she should be considered for the award”. Candidates should focus on their journey and prior learning/experiences, as well as results in relation to their sport/s and level of sport/s.

Format requirements: 11-point font, Time New Roman, 2 cm margins on all slides.

  • Curriculum vitae or resume.
  • A one-page reference from another coach or affiliate (this may include a “knowledgeable parent” but not a current or former athlete) using the same format requirements stated above.
  • All documents in English.
  • Documents must be sent via Email to scs@akesios.it with “SCS Coach of the Year Award Application” Subject.

The top 3 finalists will be announced prior to the “SCS Digital Meeting 2020” and the winner will be announced at the end of the conference Saturday 28th November.

Enquiries can be sent to scs@akesios.it.

Submission close on November 26th

Submission close on November 26th

Info & contacts

scs@akesios.it