Carson Patterson

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Gender MALE
Industry Sports or Recreation
Occupation sport scientist, conditioning coach
Location Innsbruck, Austria
Introduction I am currently coaching athletes at the Campus Sport Tirol Innsbruck Olympiazentrum. This is part of the Department of Sport Science at the University of Innsbruck. My responsibilities include coaching, testing athletes, and teaching. I am from Calgary Alberta Canada, and have been in Innsbruck since 1994. BPE (Calgary), M.A. Exercise Physiology (Victoria), CSCS, PhD candidate, coaching since 1989. My experience as a conditioning coach: Austria alpine ski team (men's World Cup downhill group) Alpine Canada (men's alpine groups) Bobsleigh Canada (men's WC sprint coach) & Austrian Bobsleigh Federation (conditioning men's WC). I was a sprint coach in Canada (Calgary Spartans, CALTAF). I have worked with athletes and coaches from a number of countries in sports such as alpine skiing, athletics, bobsleigh, cycling, handball, ice hockey, luge, skeleton, swimming, Tae Kwon Do, to name a few. Some have won Olympic and World Championships medals, more have taught me much about sport, life and myself. I also worked in the Human Performance Lab at the University of Calgary under Dr. David Smith, performing physiological tests on elite athletes.
Interests My research: <a href="https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Carson_Patterson">Carson Patterson on ResearchGate</a>