Ben completed his BSc (Sport and Exercise Science) and MSc (Exercise Physiology) at Loughborough University, 2011-2015. In 2015, he began his PhD within the Peter Harrison Centre which was jointly funded by the British Triathlon Federation. Ben began his current role in 2018.

Ben is currently researching the thermoregulatory strain of competition in Paralympic athletes via a project jointly funded by the English Institute of Sport. Additionally, acute and chronic alleviative strategies are being explored to ameliorate athletes’ thermal strain.

Alongside his PhD, Ben was acting as performance physiologist for British Paratriathlon. Since 2018, Ben has undertaken this role part-time through the English Institute of Sport.

Featured publications

  • Stephenson, B. T., & Goosey-Tolfrey, V. L. Physiological considerations for paratriathlon training and competition. In S. Migliorini (Ed.), Triathlon Medicine. Berlin: Springer Nature. [In Press].