University of Maryland Kenisiology Department – “Strength & Conditioning the Athlete” Instructor Coach Philbin Former Olympian, All-American Track & Field, 30 yrs experience NFL, MLB, NBA, WBA, and Division I collegiate athletics. The course dissects & analysis the past 4 decades of research with current theories & applications that are scientifically based. In addition, discussion of anecdotal research from 30 years of experience training pro & Olympic athletes in the trenches. The course will discuss all components of physical & psychological training while designing sports-specific conditioning (SSC) & periodized programs. Students must be prepared to demonstrate all drills & lifts.