Shyam is the Technical Tutor at the London Sport Institute.
He is the programme leader for the Distance Education Strength & Conditoning MSc and also lectures on the Performance Analysis MSc programme.
He is an accredited strength & conditioning coach with the UK Strength & Conditioning Association (UKSCA) and the National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA), as well as a certified exercise specialist with the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM).
Learning & Teaching Interests
Shyams is currently undetaking his PhD in the optimastion of performance in 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.
Fernandes, Rebecca and Bishop, Chris and Turner, Anthony N. and Chavda, Shyam and Maloney, Sean (2020) Train the engine or the brakes? Influence of momentum on the change of direction deficit. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance . ISSN 1555-0265 (Accepted/In press)
Bishop, Chris and Read, Paul and Chavda, Shyam and Jarvis, Paul and Brazier, Jon and Bromley, Tom and Turner, Anthony N. (2020) Magnitude or direction? Seasonal variation of inter-limb asymmetry in elite academy soccer players. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research . ISSN 1064-8011 (Published online first)
Bishop, Chris and Read, Paul and Bromley, Tom and Brazier, Jon and Jarvis, Paul and Chavda, Shyam and Turner, Anthony N. (2020) The association between Inter-limb asymmetry and athletic performance tasks: a season long study in elite academy soccer players. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research . ISSN 1064-8011 (Published online first)
Turner, Anthony N. and Jones, Ben and Stewart, Perry F. and Bishop, Chris and Parmar, Nimai and Chavda, Shyam and Read, Paul (2019) Total score of athleticism: holistic athlete profiling to enhance decision-making. Strength and Conditioning Journal , 41 (6). pp. 91-101. ISSN 1524-1602
Chavda, Shyam and Turner, Anthony N. and Comfort, Paul and Haff, Gregory and Williams, Steve and Bishop, Chris and Lake, Jason (2019) A practical guide to analyzing the force-time curve of isometric tasks in Excel. Strength and Conditioning Journal . ISSN 1524-1602 (Published online first)
Shyam is also the lead Performance Scientist at British Weightlifting, where his duties include developing and conducting research to aid in the monitoring and performance of international weightlifters. Parallel to this he is also the head weightlifting coach for Middlesex University where he coaches international to regional level weightlifters.