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WVU CPASS graduate assistants help train local high school and WVU athletes

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Billy Cedar, WVU College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences graduate student, works with Morgantown High School student athletes to instruct strength and conditioning best practices. 
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What’s the News?
For some, strength training and conditioning might look intimidating. For others, it might be a way to relieve stress. For graduate assistants Jarrod Burton and Billy Cedar it’s their passion and future career plan. Both Burton and Cedar are working as strength and conditioning coaches with student-athletes from high school to collegiate levels, focusing on helping them train and reach their own goals.


Quotes and Comments
“Strength and conditioning can be a very transformative process for athletes both physically and mentally. I have had the great fortune to be coached by and work with incredible strength and conditioning coaches. In working with and observing these coaches I have developed a passion for making the same difference in athlete's lives as those coaches made in mine.” — Jarrod Burton.


Resources

(VIDEO)Strength Training and Conditioning

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Target Audiences
People interested in athletic coaching

People interested in sport medicine

People interested in athlete safety, health

People interested in wellness

People interested in sport strength and conditioning

People interested in lifting weights


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kc/12/18/18


CONTACT: Kimberly Cameon, College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences
304.692.8580; Kimberly.cameon@mail.wvu.edu

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