Anthony Turner, PhD, MSc, PGCHE, ASCC, CSCS*D, is an Associate Professor in Strength and Conditioning, and the Director of Postgraduate Programmes at the London Sport Institute, Middlesex University.
Anthony consults with the British Military and several sports teams and athletes. He was also the Head of Physical Preparation for British Fencing during the Rio Olympic cycle, and has coached several Olympic and Paralympic athletes.
Anthony was awarded 2015 UKSCA Strength and Conditioning Coach of the year for Research and Education
You can follow Anthony on twitter: @anthonyturneruk
Anthony is module leader for (MSc) Strength and Conditioning Science, Research Methods and Dissertation. These modules focus on designing, defending and delivering evidence-based training programmes and conducting research, analysing data and reporting results.
Anthony has edited two text books in strength and conditioning and has written c100 per-reviewed journal papers. The link to these books and papers (via via Research Gate) are below, along with a feed of his most recent work
Bishop, Chris and Pereira, Lucas A. and Reis, Valter P. and Read, Paul and Turner, Anthony N. and Loturco, Irineu (2019) Comparing the magnitude and direction of asymmetry during the squat, countermovement and drop jump tests in elite youth female soccer players. Journal of Sports Sciences . pp. 1-8. ISSN 0264-0414 (Published online first)
Jarvis, Paul and Cassone, Natasha and Turner, Anthony N. and Chavda, Shyam and Edwards, Michael and Bishop, Chris (2019) Heavy barbell hip thrusts do not effect sprint performance: an 8-week randomized–controlled study. The Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research, 33 . S78-S84. ISSN 1064-8011
Marshall, James and Turner, Anthony N. and Jarvis, Paul and Maloney, Sean and Cree, Jon and Bishop, Chris (2019) Postactivation potentiation and change of direction speed in elite academy rugby players. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 33 (6). pp. 1551-1556. ISSN 1064-8011
De Giorgio, Andrea and Luliano, Enzo and Turner, Anthony N. and Millevolte, Carlo and Adrigo, Luca P. and Padulo, Johnny (2019) Validity and reliability of a light-based electronic target for testing response time in fencers. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research . ISSN 1064-8011 (Published online first)
Brazier, Jon and Maloney, Sean and Bishop, Chris and Read, Paul J. and Turner, Anthony N. (2019) Lower extremity stiffness: considerations for testing, performance enhancement and injury risk. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 33 (4). pp. 1156-1166. ISSN 1064-8011
Bishop, Chris and Read, Paul and Chavda, Shyam and Jarvis, Paul and Turner, Anthony N. (2019) Using unilateral strength, power and reactive strength tests to detect the magnitude and direction of asymmetry: A test-retest design. Sports, 7 (3). ISSN 2075-4663
Bishop, Chris and Turner, Anthony N. and Maloney, Sean and Lake, Jason and Loturco, Irineu and Bromley, Tom and Read, Paul (2019) Drop jump asymmetry is associated with reduced sprint and change-of-direction speed performance in adult female soccer players. Sports, 7 (1). ISSN 2075-4663
Aune, Anne A. G. and Bishop, Chris and Turner, Anthony N. and Papadopoulos, Konstantinos and Budd, Sarah and Richardson, Mark and Maloney, Sean J. (2019) Acute and chronic effects of foam rolling vs eccentric exercise on ROM and force output of the plantar flexors. Journal of Sports Sciences, 37 (2). pp. 138-145. ISSN 0264-0414
Read, Paul James and Turner, Anthony N. and Clarke, Richard and Applebee, Samuel and Hughes, Jonathan (2019) Knee angle affects posterior chain muscle activation during an isometric test used in soccer players. Sports, 7 (1). ISSN 2075-4663
Bromley, Tom and Turner, Anthony N. and Read, Paul and Lake, Jason and Maloney, Sean and Chavda, Shyam and Bishop, Chris (2018) Effects of a competitive soccer match on jump performance and interlimb asymmetries in elite academy soccer players. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research . ISSN 1064-8011 (Published online first)