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Mr. Jonpaul Nevin

BSc(Hons), MSc, ASCC, CSCS

Lecturer

Biography

Jonpaul previously served in the British Army for 15 years, six of which were spent in the Royal Army Physical Training Corps serving as an Exercise Rehabilitation Instructor. Following tours to Afghanistan and the Defence Medical Rehabilitation Centre, Headley Court, he left the Army to work for the service charity Help for Heroes providing performance support to Wounded, Injured and Sick service personnel and veterans on podium potential paralympic pathways. During this time he successfully led two 8-man teams on the Race Across America (RAAM) ultra-endurance cycling race, and was lead coach for the British Armed Forces Cycling Team at the inaugural Invictus Games in 2014. He has a BSc (Hons) Strength and Conditioning and MSc in Strength and Conditioning. He is also a United Kingdom Strength and Conditioning Association (UKSCA), Accredited Strength and Conditioning Coach (ASCC) and a National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). He has an excellent track record of coaching, teaching, applied research, leadership and project management and is currently working towards his PhD investigating the optimisation of handcycling performance. His other areas of scholarly interest  include velocity-based, auto-regulated resistance training, and enhancing the physical preparedness of the modern soldier for the demands of dismounted close combat.