Katherine Balfany is currently pursuing a Master of Science degreein Kinesiology from California State University, Fullerton. Shereceived her Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Sports Sciencefrom the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. Balfany is a CertifiedStrength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the NationalStrength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) with 10 years ofexperience in strength and conditioning, personal training, andhealth and wellness promotion. She has worked with developmentaland elite athletes, corporate populations, and has over fouryears of experience working in the sports performance wearabletechnology industry. In addition to her tactical research, Balfanyconducts research in exercise physiology and biomechanics of sportsperformance with the use of wearable technology and sport andexercise psychology, as well as coaching tennis.