August 31 2006
An Indiana State University professor has been chosen to serve on the National Strength and Conditioning Association education committee.
Thomas Nesser, assistant professor of physical education, was presented with the honor of serving a three-year term at the NSCA?s National Meeting in July in Las Vegas, NV.
As a member of the education committee, Dr. Nesser will provide support to the education department and recommendations to the Board of Directors to enhance the educational services of the NSCA. This includes providing educational materials to assist individuals in their preparations for certification as a strength and conditioning specialist and/or personal trainer.
Nesser is currently the Indiana representative to the National Strength and Conditioning Association. He has been a professor in ISU's College of Health and Human Performance since 2002, and teaches classes such as Physiology of Exercise, Foundations of Conditioning, and Resistance Training Methods. He received his doctorate in kinesiology from the University of Minnesota in 2000 before coming to ISU.
The National Strength and Conditioning Association, headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colo., is an international nonprofit educational association serving nearly 30,000 members in 52 countries. Drawing upon its vast network of members, the NSCA develops and presents the most advanced information regarding strength training and conditioning practices, injury prevention and research findings.
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Thomas Nesser, assistant professor of physical education, will serve a three-year term on the National Strength and Conditioning Association education committee.