EHHS Student Receives National Strength and Conditioning Association Foundation Scholarship

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Colorado Springs, CO
– The National Strength and Conditioning Association Foundation is proud to announce that Cody Dulaney has been named a recipient of the NSCA’s Challenge Scholarship for 2020. Dulaney was selected by the NSCA Foundation Scholarship Committee after a thorough evaluation process of all applicants. This program awards $2,000 to NSCA members seeking either an undergraduate or graduate degree in a strength and conditioning-related field.

Cody Dulaney, Exercise Physiologist, is a PhD candidate in the School of Health Sciences at Kent State University studying Exercise Physiology. Cody’s mentor, Dr. John McDaniel, also conducts research through the Louis Stokes Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio.  This has allowed Cody to take his background in exercise science and apply it to a clinical population. Cody completed his undergraduate and graduate degrees at Slippery Rock University in Exercise Science. His research focuses on muscle and cardiorespiratory function in individuals with spinal cord injury. Currently, he is assessing the utilization of neuromuscular electrostimulation home-based exercise and its ability to augment mood and health.

"Congratulations to Cody for this well-deserved honor," said Dr. Nicole Dabbs, NSCA Foundation Board President. "He is an outstanding student with an extremely bright future. We are proud to support Cody in his studies to be a future leader of the strength and conditioning industry.”

“The scholarship applicant pool was strong this year, making the process very competitive. Cody should be very proud of this accomplishment. I look forward to seeing him grow within the profession,” said Carissa Gump, NSCA Foundation Executive Director.

About the National Strength & Conditioning Association Foundation

The National Strength and Conditioning Association Foundation (NSCAF) was founded in 2007 with the aim of supporting the advancement of strength and conditioning practical applications. The NSCA Foundation is a non-profit organization committed to providing funding to NSCA members taking part in educational and research endeavors.

Since its establishment, the NSCA Foundation has awarded 174 grants and 499 scholarships, totaling over $3 million to outstanding individuals within the strength and conditioning community. The NSCA Foundation is one of the few foundations that fund work at the Master’s level and across all levels up to senior investigators, as well as one of the few sources that funds work in the strength and conditioning fields. A major goal of the foundation is to continue to maximize assets in order to increase grants and scholarships for NSCA members.

**This press release was originated by the NSCA Foundation. Learn more by viewing the NSCA Foundation Scholarship page at

POSTED: Wednesday, December 16, 2020 - 2:54pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, December 22, 2020 - 10:11am
Carissa Gump, NSCA Foundation