Monarch Human Performance Podcast: Jonpaul Nevin
Jonpaul is a Senior Lecturer in Strength and Conditioning at Buckinghamshire New University. He has over fifteen years’ experience in the fields of military physical training, exercise rehabilitation, performance sport and academia. He previously served in the Royal Army Physical Training Corps as an Exercise Rehabilitation Instructor before taking up the role of Lead Strength and Conditioning Coach at the service charity Help for Heroes. He moved into academia in 2017 and is course leader for a BSc (Hons) Strength and Conditioning programme. He is an Accredited Strength and Conditioning Coach with the United Kingdom Strength and Conditioning Association(UKSCA) and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with the National Strength and Conditioning Association(NSCA). He has over eight peer-reviewed publications and is currently working towards his PhD investigating the optimisation of handcycling performance. Other research interests include velocity-based training, auto-regulated resistance training and enhancing the physical preparedness of the modern soldier for the demands of ground close combat.
In this episode Jonpaul discusses:
Jonpaul's career in the British Army and his move to Lead Strength and Conditioning coach at service charity, Help for Heroes.
The role of a rehabilitation instructor within the multidisciplinary team at DMRC Headley Court.
The demands faced by ground close combat (GCC) soldiers whilst serving in Afghanistan.
His thoughts on how to prepare soldiers in ground close combat roles.
His work as Lead Strength and Conditioning coach at service charity, Help for Heroes. Along with the preparation for large projects such as race across America and Operation Surf.
Link to Ian Jeffreys book: Effective coaching in Strength and Conditioning.