Dr. Paolo Menaspà - A master generalist in high-performance sport

Episode 22 December 17, 2021 01:20:53
Dr. Paolo Menaspà - A master generalist in high-performance sport
The Cycling Performance Club
Dr. Paolo Menaspà - A master generalist in high-performance sport

Dec 17 2021 | 01:20:53

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Hosted By

Damian Ruse Cyrus Monk Dr. Jason Boynton

Show Notes

Dr. Paolo Menaspà is the current Chief Science Officer at the Australian Institute of Sport and has had a long and interesting career in the world of high-performance. Previously, he worked as the Head of Performance Solutions at AusCycling, was a performance manager and coach for Team BikeExchange and the Australian National Team, and a sport scientist and coach at Sport Service Mapei.

We discuss with Paolo what it means to be a generalist; how his role as a generalist and solutions provider has helped improve the performance of elite and world-class cyclists; the skill set needed to work in high-performance sport; and how his passion for cycling, and passions outside the sport, influenced his career path and practice.

Guest panelist:
Dr. Paolo Menaspà
Instagram: @paolo_menaspa
Twitter: @MenaspaP
LinkedIn: Paolo Menaspà

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Co-hosts:
Jason Boynton, Ph.D. - sport scientist and cycling coach
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Cyrus Monk - professional cyclist and cycling coach 
cyclistscientist.com

Damian Ruse - professional cycling coach
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