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Jason McGahan Ph.D. MSc ASCC

Jason McGahan Ph.D. MSc ASCC
Jason is Head of Athletic Performance at Kerry GAA. He has over 15 years’ experience working as an S&C Coach/Sports Scientist with elite international professional and amateur athletes within several high-performance teams. Jason holds an MSc. in Sports Performance, a UKSCA Accredited Strength & Conditioning Coach and an ASCA Coach. He recently completed a Ph.D. in Applied Sport Science, with special reference to training load, its impact on training practice and performance. Jason has published in several peer-reviewed strength and conditioning journals and has presented at national and international conferences.
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Monitoring your athletes like the pros

Posted by Jason McGahan Ph.D. MSc ASCC on 18-Apr-2020 10:00:00

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The goal in training competitive athletes is to provide training loads that are effective in improving performance (Meeusen et al., 2013). Season long competition schedules in sport create challenges for coaches in balancing the requirements of developing and maintaining physical fitness, optimizing recovery as well as adjusting the training load before and between games (Gastin et al., 2013).

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