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Steven Powell

Research Assistant – Occupational Performance Research Group

Steven Powell is a Research Assistant with the Occupational Performance Research Group at the University of Chichester. Steven began his studies at the University of Winchester in 2012 studying Sports and Exercise Science with his undergraduate independent project looking at the effect of different training programmes on sports-specific performance tests. Steven then went on to complete his Masters in Strength and Conditioning in 2016 at the University of Chichester with his research dissertation examining the optimal load for power output during the deadlift and whether it is possible to accurately predict deadlift 1RM using submaximal loads. Steven has now joined the Occupational Performance Group as a Research Assistant and PhD Researcher.


2012 – 2015 BSc Hons Sports and Exercise Science, University of Winchester

2015 – 2016 MSc Strength and Conditioning, University of Chichester


United Kingdom Strength and Conditioning Association (UKSCA)


Research Interests

Steven has research interests in the following areas:

  • Monitoring of training load
  • Applied strength and conditioning
  • Velocity based training