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Wayne L. Westcott, PhD, is fitness research director at the South Shore YMCA in Quincy, Massachusetts and an advisor to Nautilus Health and Fitness Group. Avery D. Faigenbaum, EdD, is associate professor of exercise science and physical education at the University of Massachusetts in Boston. They have conducted many years of research on children’s strength training and coauthored two books on this topic. Both serve on the Massachusetts Governor’s Council for Physical Fitness and Sports, the National Youth Sports Safety Foundation and the National School Fitness Foundation.