Episode 48

Insider Knowlege On Explosive Future Of Sport Science


March 1st, 2021

24 mins 1 sec

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About this Episode

Eric McMahon, Coaching and Sport Science Program Manager at the NSCA, joins us.

Specifically Eric will be looking at:

  • Why we need a sport science accreditation
  • The future of sport science roles
  • Which technologies will advance our industry

"Eric McMahon is the Coaching and Sport Science Program Manager for the National Strength and Conditioning Association based in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He joined the NSCA at the beginning of 2020 after a 15-year coaching career in professional baseball, with the Texas Rangers, Milwaukee Brewers, and the MLB Europe programs, and in college athletics. In his current role, Eric oversees the delivery of the new NSCA Sport Science Program, which includes the newly released textbook, NSCA’s Essentials of Sport Science, and the Certified Performance and Sport Scientist™ (CPSS™) exam scheduled to launch mid-2021. Eric collaborates with coaching groups across the NFL, NBA, NHL, and MLB, in addition to the college and high school levels, to support professional development, education, and career advancement opportunities."

Twitter: @ericmcmahoncscs

Facebook: NSCA Sport Science and Performance Technology Special Interest Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/659129841329999

Other: NSCA Sport Science Program Page: https://www.nsca.com/certification/cpss/


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