Rhodri S. Lloyd, PhD, ASCC, CSCS*D
Dr Lloyd is currently a senior lecturer in strength and conditioning at Cardiff Metropolitan University.
His research interests surround the impact of growth and maturation on long-term athletic development, and the neuromuscular mechanisms underpinning resistance training adaptations in youth. Dr Lloyd has published extensively on the topic of athletic training for youth and was recently lead author for the 2014 International consensus statement on youth resistance training.
He has served as a Board Director and paediatric lead for the UKSCA and as an Executive Council member for the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Youth Training Special Interest Group since 2011. Dr Lloyd is a qualified physical education teacher, accredited strength and conditioning coach with both the UKSCA and NSCA and has consulted on the long-term athletic development pathways of professional sports organisations including the Irish Rugby Football Union and the Lawn Tennis Association.