Shyam is the sport science technician for the London Sport Institute, graduating as an MSc student in Strength & Conditioning here at Middlesex in 2011. He is an accredited strength and conditioning coach with the UK Strength & Conditioning Association (UKSCA) and the National strength and conditioning association (NSCA).
Shyams learning and teaching interests lie in Olympic weightlifting. This includes understanding the most up to date methods for measuring and enhancing strength, power and technique, and how to use this information to inform the delivery of appropriate programming.
Research Outputs and Interests:
Jarvis, Paul and Cassone, Natasha and Turner, Anthony N. and Chavda, Shyam and Edwards, Michael and Bishop, Chris (2017) Heavy barbell hip thrusts do not effect sprint performance: an 8-week randomized–controlled study. The Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research . ISSN 1064-8011 (Published online first)
Bishop, Chris and Chavda, Shyam and Turner, Anthony N. (2017) Exercise technique: the push press. Strength & Conditioning Journal . ISSN 1524-1602 (Published online first)
Bishop, Chris and Turner, Anthony N. and Jarvis, Paul and Chavda, Shyam and Read, Paul (2017) Considerations for selecting field-based strength and power fitness tests to measure asymmetries. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 31 (9). pp. 2635-2644. ISSN 1064-8011
Bishop, Chris and Read, Paul and Chavda, Shyam and Turner, Anthony N. (2016) Asymmetries of the lower limb: the calculation conundrum in strength training and conditioning. Strength & Conditioning Journal, 38 (6). pp. 27-32. ISSN 1524-1602
Turner, Anthony N. and Bishop, Chris and Cree, Jon and Edwards, Michael and Chavda, Shyam and Read, Paul J. and Kirby, David M. J. (2017) Do fencers require a weapon-specific approach to strength and conditioning training? Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 31 (6). pp. 1662-1668. ISSN 1064-8011