Nic Shea

Website: https://www.athletephysics.com

Nic Shea is a PhD student in Integrative physiology at Georgia Tech. Nic works in the exercise physiology lab researching hydration and thermoregulation and owns Athlete Physics. Prior to Georgia Tech, Nic earned his master’s degree in exercise physiology at the University of North Carolina. Nic has coached strength and conditioning at the NCAA DI and high school levels and wrestling at the high school level. He holds the NCSA-CSCS and USA Weightlifting-1 certifications. Nic completed his Bachelor’s degree at Truman State University where he wrestled and was a 2x NCAA Academic All-American in 2013 & 2014.

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