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:
Chavda, Shyam and Bromley, Tom and Jarvis, Paul and Williams, Steve and Bishop, Chris and Turner, Anthony N. and Lake, Jason and Mundy, Peter (2018) Force-time characteristics of the countermovement jump: analyzing the curve in Excel. Strength & Conditioning Journal, 40 (2). pp. 67-77. ISSN 1524-1602
Bishop, Chris and Read, Paul and Lake, Jason and Chavda, Shyam and Turner, Anthony N. (2018) Interlimb asymmetries: understanding how to calculate differences from bilateral and unilateral tests. Strength & Conditioning Journal, 40 (4). pp. 1-6. ISSN 1524-1602
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. (2018) Exercise technique: the push press. Strength & Conditioning Journal, 40 (3). pp. 104-108. ISSN 1524-1602
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