About Our Team
Masa received his Master's degree in Exercise Science with a concentration in exercise physiology from Ithaca College, New York. While at Ithaca, he had the opportunity to perform physiological testing as well as design and apply training programs for various collegiate athletes.
As a former high-level competitive soccer player, Masa has also worked with a number of youth soccer players from both the US and his home country, Japan. His passion for research motivated an extensive cross-cultural study focusing on differences in physical fitness and athletic skills across nations. This investigation was presented at both regional and national conferences of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM).