Jonathan Mike has been an Assistant Professor in the Exercise Science Program at Lindenwood University in St. Charles, MO. He earned his PhD in Exercise Science at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, NM. He received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Exercise Science from Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, KY, while also serving as a strength and conditioning assistant. He also worked for the University of Louisville as a strength coach and has been a frequent contributor and guest host of several websites and radio shows. He has been a member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Certification Exam Developing Committee and Job Analysis Committee, and is a current member of the Personal Trainers Special Interest Group (SIG). He has spoken at numerous NSCA local, state, regional, and national conferences, as well as for other organizations. He has authored or co-authored various works related to sports nutrition and strength and conditioning. Further, he has been published in the Strength and Conditioning Journal, Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, Personal Training Quarterly, IDEA Fitness Journal, Oxygen Magazine, Experienced Life, Muscle and Body, >Musclemag, and Flex, as well as authoring and co-authoring multiple book chapters. He is also a team member and advisor for EliteFTS. His research interests include strength and power development, functional movement, exercise and energy metabolism, and areas of sports nutrition.