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Qualifications

Stephen P Bird

QUALIFICATIONS AND ACCREDITATIONS

Dr Stephen Bird is a well-known author, speaker and researcher with expertise in elite athlete preparation and nutritional supplementation.

DEGREES

Doctor of Philosophy (Exercise Physiology), Charles Sturt University, Australia
Thesis: Influence of nutritive interventions on biochemical signals and markers of myofibrillar protein degradation following acute and chronic resistance exercise in untrained men
Awards:
Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA) Medal (2006)
National Strength and Conditioning Association Graduate Research Award (2005)

Bachelor of Human Movement (Honours) Class 1, Charles Sturt University, Australia

Thesis: Effect of circadian rhythm on hormonal responses during and following a single weight lifting session
Awards: International Society for Chronobiology Scholar Award (2004)

Bachelor of Human Movement (Exercise Science), Charles Sturt University, Australia
Double major: Exercise Science and PDHPE

ACCREDITATIONS

Level 3 Strength & Conditioning Coach (ASCA-L3)
Australian Strength & Conditioning Association

Professional Coaching Accreditation Scheme: Professional (PCAS-P)
Australian Strength & Conditioning Association

Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)
National Strength & Conditioning Association, USA

Registered Strength & Conditioning Coach Emeritus (RSCC*E)*
National Strength & Conditioning Association, USA

Registered Nutritionist, Human Nutrition (RNutr)
Nutrition Society of Australia

Accredited Exercise Physiologist & Exercise Scientist
Exercise & Sports Science Australia

Level 2 Anti‑Doping, Medical Practitioners & Athlete Medical Support
Australian Sports Anti‑Doping Authority

I have learnt, I pass on – through coach education, strength & conditioning, athletic assessment, recovery management and fatigue monitoring.