Andy Cheshire, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of instruction at the University of Texas at Austin, sports nutrition researcher and former head varsity football coach. Andy’s interest in sports performance began in high school through his own preparation as a multi-sport athlete. He went on to earn bachelor’s degrees in psychology and health and exercise science at the University of Oklahoma while serving as a research assistant in the Sport Nutrition and Body Composition Laboratory. Furthering his studies, Andy also obtained master’s and doctorate degrees in exercise science and kinesiology from the University of Texas at Austin. He now serves as an educator and expert, promoting greater safety and performance for athletes through his muscle recovery research.