A review of strength and conditioning internships: the UKSCA’s State of the Nation survey

Stewart, Perry F. and Maughan, Patrick and Turner, Anthony N. (2016) A review of strength and conditioning internships: the UKSCA’s State of the Nation survey. Professional Strength & Conditioning (43). pp. 27-33. ISSN 1757-5834

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Abstract

Internships within the strength and conditioning (S&C) industry have become a ‘right of passage’ for any junior or student coach wanting to gain employment. They have recently been described as ‘the new degree’, implying that formal education is no longer sufficient enough to gain employment on its own. Given the importance of practical skills required to successfully deliver S&C coaching, there is an expectation that applicants for professional jobs possess an appropriate level of experience. The UKSCA decided to conduct a survey of S&C interns in order to discover just exactly what kind of experiences they receive during their internships. The results are presented and discussed below.

Item Type: Article
Research Areas: A. > School of Science and Technology > London Sport Institute > Strength and Conditioning at the London Sport Institute
Item ID: 21987
Notes on copyright: This article is published by The UK Strength & Conditioning Association (UKSCA) in the journal Professional Strength & Conditioning, Issue 43, December 2016. Permission was granted, on the 24/08/17, by UKSCA (http://www.uksca.org.uk) to make the published full text available in this repository (eprints.mdx.ac.uk).
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Depositing User: Anthony Turner
Date Deposited: 13 Jun 2017 09:57
Last Modified: 06 Sep 2018 03:46
URI: http://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/21987

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