Metrifit talks to the coaches:
Sean Machak Webinar
We had a fantastic webinar with special guest Sean Machak and chaired by Dr. Cian O’Neill, Head of The Department of Sport, Leisure, and Childhood Studies in the Cork Institute of Technology.
We would like to take this opportunity to thank Sean for taking the time to share his valuable experience and insight. Thanks to Cian for his excellent chairing of the session and his own coaching insight. Thanks also to our partner Fyffes. If you missed it you can access the webinar recording below.
SEAN MACHAK is an exercise scientist, musician and mentor. Currently, he is the Laboratory Supervisor for Seattle University’s Sport and Exercise Science (SPEX) undergraduate program and his specific research interest lies in exercise physiology.
Starting at the university since the launch of the SPEX program, Sean has developed his career in applied corporate research, elite athlete development, clinical exercise management, and consultation for various regional and national organizations looking to engage in exercise science practices. Students work with Sean in the lab regularly, and with the growth of the program from two students to now over 150 enrolled, Sean will supervise a new, larger laboratory located on campus.
In 2012 Sean completed his Master’s Degree in Sport Administration and Leadership. He graduated from Linfield College with a B.S. in Exercise Science, and has been an ACSM Clinical Exercise Specialist since 2011.
Sean’s specific research interest lies in exercise physiology. Specifically, he has done extensive work in gas exchange testing looking at energy expenditure, substrate utilization and ventilatory/lactate thresholds.
Metrifit provides a perfect platform for athlete monitoring and development and collects data over multiple modules ensuring that all aspects of the athlete are taken into consideration. Our ethos is ‘simple but effective’. Metrifit is ‘athlete-centric’ helping to develop self-awareness, encourage creative thinking and emotional intelligence as well as developing ownership and responsibility within the athlete for their own success.
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