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Erin McCleave & Dr Nathan Versey

Erin McCleave

Qualifications
Bachelor of Science (Biology) 2007, Masters of Arts (Exercise Physiology) 2010

Erin McCleave

Experience
Physiologist at New South Wales Institute of Sport Physiologist 2010 – 2017.

Lead Roles
Hancock Prospecting Women’s NTC Physiologist
Sport Science support for Rowing Australia Senior A team

Background
As the women’s NTC Physiologist, Erin works closely with the coaching and support staff to provide hands on sport science direction and support.  This includes all aspects of training monitoring, implementation and analysis of RA sport science protocols, and providing theoretical and practical solutions in the daily training environment.  Erin’s research interests involve the performance and physiological benefits of heat and altitude training in endurance athletes.  In her previous role at NSWIS, Erin provided lead physiology support in a number of programs, including rowing, swimming and sprint canoe.

Dr Nathan Versey

Qualifications
Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Sports Science) Honours 2005
Doctorate of Philosophy (Exercise Physiology) 2011

Dr Nathan Versey

Experience
Physiology Research Assistant, New South Wales Institute of Sport, 2006
Physiology Postgraduate Scholar, Australian Institute of Sport, 2006
Physiology PhD Scholar, Australian Institute of Sport 2007 – 2011
Physiologist, Australian Institute of Sport 2011 – 2017

Lead Roles
Reinhold Batschi Men’s NTC Physiologist
Sport Science support for Rowing Australia Senior A team

Background
As the men’s NTC Physiologist, Nathan works closely with the coaching and support staff to provide hands on sport science direction and support. This includes all aspects of training monitoring, implementation and analysis of RA sport science protocols, and providing theoretical and practical solutions in the daily training environment. Nathan’s research interests include sleep, hydrotherapy, and compression for recovery in athletes, as well as minimising travel stress. In his previous role at the AIS, Nathan provided recovery support to wide range of sports including athletics, water polo, soccer, volleyball, and gymnastics, while playing a key role in operating the AIS Recovery Centre and mentoring students.