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Shea Balish

Shea Balish, PhD is a Banting Fellow in Kinesiology and Physical Education at University of Toronto. Shea holds an interdisciplinary PhD in from Dalhousie University, an MSc in sport psychology from Queens University, and a BSc (Hon) in Kinesiology from Dalhousie University. His research has been funded by various institutions including the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, the Heart and Stroke Foundation, and Sport Canada. He has spoken at both national and international conferences on the topic of artificial intelligence, behaviour change, and athlete development, including the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference and the inaugural TEDx conference at Queens University. Originally from Lockeport, Nova Scotia, Shea currently resides in Toronto, Ontario.

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