About the Author
Rob Lasorsa is the president and co-founder of the National Throws Coaches Association. Since 1994, he has served as chair of men s shot development for USA Track and Field. One of the most respected and knowledgeable throws coaches in the sport, he has held coaching stints at several universities, including North Carolina State University, United States Military Academy, and Kent State University. He and his wife, Mary, currently reside in Palm Desert, California.
James A. Peterson, Ph.D., FACSM, is a sports medicine consultant who resides in Monterey, California. A fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine, he was a faculty member at the United States Military Academy at West Point from 1971-1990. From 1990 to 1995, he served as the director of sports medicine for StairMaster Sports/Medical Products, Inc. He has written or co-authored over 80 books and 200 articles on a variety of sports, health, and wellness topics