Stephen Ingham

Director, Supporting Champions


Dr Steve Ingham is the Director of Science and Technical Development at
the English institute of Sport. A sports physiologist by trade he has
provided scientific support to some of the greatest athlete in the UK,
including Sirs Steve Redgrave, Matthew Pinsent and Jessica Ennis. His
undergraduate degree in Sports Science is from University of Brighton and
his PhD from University of Surrey. Steve began his career as a
physiologist for the English Sports Council in 1996 and later joined the
British Olympic Medical Centre in 1998, working with athletics, rowing and
bobsleigh. In 2005 Steve moved to the English Institute of Sport, based at
Loughborough University, furthering his work with athletics. In 2009 he
took on the role of Head of Physiology at the English Institute of Sport
and as Director of Science and Technical Development in 2013. Through 5
Olympic cycles Steve has experience of supporting over 40 Olympic or World
medals. Steve is a Fellow of the British Association of Sports and
Exercise Sciences.

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