|a"Never before has there been so much interest in developing athletes. Opportunities abound in high schools, middle schools, private training centers, sports clubs and colleges where young athletes want to get stronger, faster and more powerful. Unfortunately, the amount of information available can be overwhelming, and it is difficult to navigate through the jungle of mis-information available online. This has led to many athletes getting sub-par training that wastes time and energy and can even be dangerous. 'Principles of Athletic Strength & Conditioning' brings together 17 top professionals to give you the knowledge necessary to properly develop athletes. This group brings over 300 years of collective coaching experience to lay a foundation of knowledge on the most important topics in sports performance."--Back cover.