Sylvia Moeskops

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​Technical Demonstrator f​​​or SCRaM 

Telephone number: 029 2020 1569
Email address: smoeskops@cardiffmet.ac.uk​

Sylvia is a Technical Demonstrator for the Sports Conditioning, Rehabilitation and Massage (SCRaM) Programme.  Her main roles include supporting teaching and the organisation of equipment used within the SCRaM discipline. Sylvia is also a PhD student who is investigating the effects of growth, maturation and training on strength and power in young female artistic gymnasts.

 

Research / Publications

Paediatric Strength and Conditioning 

Peer refereed journals

Moeskops, S., Oliver, JL. Read, PJ. and Lloyd, RS. (2018) Individual Responses to an 8-Week Neuromuscular Training Intervention in Trained Pre-Pubescent Female Artistic Gymnasts. Sports Journal.

Moeskops, S., Oliver, JL. Read, PJ. Cronin, JB. Myer, JD. and Lloyd, RS. (2018) The physiological demands of youth artistic gymnastics; applications to strength and conditioning. SCJ.

Moeskops, S., Oliver, JL. Read, PJ. Cronin, JB. Myer, JD. Haff, GH. and Lloyd, RS. (2018) Within- and between-session reliability of the isometric mid-thigh pull in young female athletes. JSCR.

Meyers, RW., Moeskops, S., Cronin, J., Oliver, JO., Lloyd, RS., (2019) Lower-limb stiffness and maximal sprint speed in 11-16-year-old boys. JSCR. 

Conference Proceedings

Moeskops, S., Oliver, JL. Read, PJ. Cronin, JB. Myer, JD. Haff, GH. Morris, SJ. and Lloyd, RS. (2019) The effects of a 12-week neuromuscular training intervention on isometric mid- thigh pull kinetics and drop jump performance in trained young female. Proceeding of the UKSCA's 12th Annual Conference, Double Tree by Hilton, Milton Keynes, June 2019.

Moeskops, S., Oliver, JL. Read, PJ. Cronin, JB. Myer, JD. Haff, GH. and Lloyd, RS. (2018) The effects of maturity status on isometric mid-thigh pull kinetics in young female gymnasts. Proceeding of the UKSCA's 11th Annual Conference, Double Tree by Hilton, Milton Keynes, August 2018.

Radnor, JM., Moeskops, S., Davies, M. and Meyers, RW. (2015) Relationship between lower limb force-time characteristics and change of direction speed. Proceeding of the UKSCA's 11th Annual Conference, Chesford Grange, Warwickshire, July 2015.

Moeskops, S., Radnor, JM., Meyers, RW., Oliver, JL., de ste Croix, MBA. & Lloyd, RS. (2014) The effects of an eight-week integrated neuromuscular training programme on pre-pubescent female gymnasts' anterior cruciate ligament injury risk: a preliminary study. Proceeding of the UKSCA's 10th Annual Conference, Chesford Grange, Warwickshire, July 2014.

Books/ book chapters

Lloyd, RS., Moeskops, S., Cropley, B., Faigenbaum, AD., (2019) 'Coaching young athletes.' Strength and conditioning for young athletes: science and application. Pp. 77.

Lloyd, RS., Moeskops, S., Granacher, U., (2019) 'Motor skill training for young athletes.' Strength and conditioning for young athletes: science and application. Pp. 103.

Lloyd, RS., Radnor, JM., Moeskops, S., Meyers, RW. Read, PJ., Oliver, JO., (2018) 'Applying strength and conditioning practices to young athletes.' Routledge Handbook of Strength and Conditioning: Sport-specific programming for high performance. pp. 23.

Teaching and Supervision

Assisting teaching in:
Level 4
Intro to Sports Injuries and Rehabilitation
Intro to Sports Massage

Level 5
Sports Injuries and Rehabilitation
Sports Massage

Level 6
Advanced Sports Injuries and Rehabilitation
Advanced Sports Massage   

Qualifications and Awards

1st for Sport Level 3 award in Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement (QCF) 2018
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) accreditation
MSc (Hons) in Strength and Conditioning (Cardiff Metropolitan University) 2016 
BSc (Hons) in Sports Conditioning, Rehabilitation and Massage (Cardiff Metropolitan University
SPS Diploma in Sports Massage (Cardiff Metropolitan University)
Level 2 Artistic Gymnastics Coach

External Links

Associate member of the United Kingdom Strength and Conditioning Association (UKSCA)
Gold member of British Gymnastics

Member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) 

Sport / Coaching Profile

Youth Strength and Conditioning

Sylvia currently leads the strength and conditioning (S&C) programme for young gymnasts' in the Youth Physical Development Centre. Her role includes enhancing gymnasts' physical performance and reducing their sport-related injury risk. She is also currently providing S&C provision for Valleys Gymnastics Club. Her previous youth S&C experience has involved physically preparing young athletes from a variety of other sports including: trampolining, tennis and rowing.

Women's Artistic Gymnastics

Sylvia has also coached artistic gymnastics for over 10 years and my experience has ranged from working with recreational gymnasts to preparing young gymnasts for selection into the Welsh development squad.