A discussion of evidence-based practices for monitoring velocity during strength training. Velocity monitoring devices can provide coaches with an objective tool to assess daily preparedness, prescribe training loads, and assess fatigue during training.
Dr. Tyler Williams is an Assistant Professor of Kinesiology at Samford University. Additionally, he is the Coordinator of the SamFit Community Fitness Testing Program at Samford, a program that provides fitness and performance assessments for athletes and community members in the Birmingham, AL area. Tyler earned his Master's degree in Exercise Science and PhD in Human Performance from the University of Alabama. He has published in various peer-reviewed journals and conducts research investigating various resistance exercise strategies to enhance muscular fitness. Tyler is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). He co-founded Cornerstone Powerlifting and Performance which provides comprehensive coaching for strength athletes.