Charles Allen is an Assistant Professor of Exercise Science at FloridaSouthern College in Lakeland, FL. He has a PhD in Kinesiology fromthe University of Mississippi and over 10 years of experience as aprofessional in the fitness industry. He is a Certified Strength andConditioning Specialist with Distinction (CSCS,*D) and TacticalStrength and Conditioning Facilitator (TSAC-F) through theNational Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), as wellas a Level 1 Performance Coach through United States of AmericaWeightlifting (USAW). He serves as a peer-reviewer for multiplejournals including The Journal of Strength and ConditioningResearch and NSCA Coach. He also serves on the Florida StateNSCA Advisory Board.