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Stone Michael H. PhD; Pierce, Kyle C. EdD; Sands, William A. PhD; Stone, Meg E.
Strength and Conditioning Journal: April 2006
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This is the second part of a 2-part discussion (the first, “Weightlifting: A Brief Overview,” appeared 28(1):50-66, 2006) on weightlifting and will describe the best methods of designing a weightlifting program.

Michael H. Stone is currently the Exercise and Sports Science Laboratory Director at East Tennessee State University.

Kyle Pierce is a professor in the Kinesiology and Health Science Department and is the Director and Coach of the USA Weightlifting Development Center at LSU Shreveport.

William A. Sands is the head of Sports Biomechanics and Engineering for the United States Olympic Committee.

Margaret E. Stone is currently a track and field coach at East Tennessee State University.

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