Study Resources

Sample questions

Download a set of sample questions of both a scientific and practical nature from the SCCC Written Certification exam.

Books

The following books are excellent resources for preparing for the SCCC written examination. Click the link below the citation to purchase the book.
  • American College of Sports Medicine. 2012. ACSM's Health/Fitness Facilities Standards and Guidelines, 4th ed. Tharrett, S.J.; McInnis, K.J.; Peterson, J.A. (eds.). Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics Publishers. Click here
  • Bates, Mike. 2008. Health Fitness Management, 2nd ed. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics. Click Here
  • Clark, Nancy. 2014. Sports Nutrition Guidebook, 5th ed. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics. Click here
  • Fleck, S. J., and Kraemer, W. J. 2014. Designing Resistance Training Programs, 4th ed. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics. Click here
  • National Strength & Conditioning Association. 2016. Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning, 4th ed., Haff, G. Gregory, and Triplett, N. Travis (eds.). Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics. Click here
  • Powers, S.K.; Howley, E.T. 2014. Exercise Physiology: Theory and Application to Fitness and Performance, 9th ed. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. Click here
  • Stone, M.; Stone, M.H.; Sands, W.A. 2007. Principles and Practice of Resistance Training. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics. Click here
  • Wilmore, J. H.; Costill, D.L.; Kenney, W.L. 2015. Physiology of Sport and Exercise, 6th ed. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics. Click here

Manuals

Articles

  • Preventing Heat Illness: Keeping Athletes from Falling into Danger Zones
  • Sickle Cell Trait
  • 2002 GSSI Guidelines on Heat Safety in Football: Attacking Heat-Related Death and Illness in Football
  • Managment of Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Athletes
  • Videos

    Rhabdomyolysis: Overview and Prevention Strategies (Ron Courson, 2017)

    Protecting the Health and Safety of the Student Athlete (Jeff Allen, 2016)

    Protecting the Health & Safety of the Athlete (Ron Courson, 2012)

    Protecting the Health & Safety of the Athlete: The Weak Link (Jeff Allen 2011)