Sasho MacKenzie

Professor
211
42 West Street
(902) 867-3845
Research Interests: 
Golf; Sport Biomechanics; Forward Dynamics Simulations; Elite Athlete Training

Sasho grew up Prince Edward Island where he participated in numerous sports including golf, volleyball, and track & field. He completed a BSc. In Kinesiology at Dalhousie University in 2000. During his time at Dalhousie, Sasho played on the Men’s Volleyball team which won four AUS Championships from 1997-2000 and also competed for the track & field team, winning AUS gold medals in high jump, long jump, and triple jump. Sasho then pursued a PhD in Sport Biomechanics at the University of Saskatchewan. During his time in Saskatoon, he was an assistant coach with the women’s volleyball team and also finished his CIS eligibility by competing with the men’s track & field team in the pentathlon. In 2002, he earned a CIS gold medal while competing with the Huskies. In 2005, he was a Jumps Coach when both the men’s and women’s track teams won gold at the CIS national championships. His current research interests lie in the optimization of human movement with a strong emphasis on sport performance. His research and expertise encompass both optimal sport movement patterns as well as the most advantageous training techniques.