Dr. Gaurav Singh Kushwah

Dean, School of Physical Education and Sports
Dean and Assistant Director (Physical Education and Sports)
PhD, MPEd, BPEd

Phone No. – 079-68126800, Ext: 216

Email – gaurav.kushwah@rsu.ac.in

Research Area – Physical Education (Exercise Physiology, Tennis and Badminton) and Statistics

About Dr. Gaurav Singh Kushwah

I am Dr. Gaurav Singh Kushwah, Dean, School of Physical Education and Sports; I did my B.P.Ed, M.P.Ed. and Ph.D. in Physical Education from Lakshmibai National Institute of Physical Education, Gwalior, M.P. I had played professional tennis for almost 10 years, in which won many state and national championships, I was also the M.P. State No. 1 player for 5 years as well as achieved good national ranking too. I was also the Gold medalist in the M.P.Ed. I had published many research articles in International and National Reputed Journals as well as attended and presented many research papers in the International and National Conferences and Seminars. I had been invited as a resource person in many workshops as well as delivered many lectures at different institutions. I had also received many honors from various stakeholders. Also availed many scholarships such as UGC – NET with JRF, merit scholarships from the LNIPE, others sports achievement scholarships from state government. I had also organized various national and international workshops and conferences on various capacities. My specialization and keen interest areas are tennis, badminton, physical education, exercise physiology, research and statistics. Presently, three scholars are pursuing PhD under my supervision as well as one scholar had been awarded the M.Phil. degree under my supervision.

QualificationSpecializationSchool/UniversityPassing Year%Class
Doctorate – PhDPhysical Education and TennisLNIPE2014
Post Graduation – M.P.EdPhysical Education (Exercise Physiology and Badminton)LNIPE2012 (Gold Medalist)75%1st
Graduation – B.P.EdPhysical Education (Badminton)LNIPE201070%1st
  • Currently, working in Raksha Shakti University from 29th June, 2015 till date.
  • Worked as a TGT (P&HE) on a regular basis in Kendriya Vidyalaya, Saharsa, Bihar from November 26, 2014 to June 22, 2015.
  • Worked as an Assistant Professor on contractual basis in LNIPE, Gwalior from July 31, 2014 to 22 November, 2014 and taken M.P.Ed Previous “Badminton Specialization”, B.P.Ed III Year “Badminton Activity Classes” and B.P.Ed IV Year – “Management in Physical Education” Theory Subject.
  • Recipient of Best Paper Award in International Conference on Police Science. 2019.
  • Awarded Ph.D. Degree by Shri Vijay Goel (Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports) in the 8th Convocation of LNIPE in 2017.
  • Awarded Gold medal by Shri A.S. Gill (Founder Chancellor) for being a University topper in the M.P.Ed course (2010-2012) in 2013.
  • Recipient of Meritorious Scholarship from LNIPE, Gwalior for achieving good marks and remain in top five students for consecutive three years, 2010 – 2012.
  • Qualified UGC National Eligibility Test (NET) exam with Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) in 2011.
  • Recipient of Sports Scholarship from Khel Yuvak Kalyan, Gwalior for excellent performance in tennis at state and national level for consecutive three years, 2004 – 2006.
  • Recipient of Khel Pratibha Award by Bharitya Janta Party, M.P., 2003.
  • Recipient of Shahid Ajay Award from Youth Welfare Association, Gwalior in 2003.
  • Won 16 times Madhya Pradesh tennis ranking championship in different categories held in various cities of M.P. from 2002 to 2013.
  • Certified as Year End M.P. No. 1 Player for 5 years in different categories (2002-2004, 2007, 2009).
  • Got 1st place in West Zone Inter-Varsity Tennis Competition held at Udaipur in 2008.
  • Got 2nd place in West Zone Inter-Varsity Tennis Competition held at Gwalior in 2009.
  • Got 2nd place in the Central Zone Inter-Varsity Tennis Competition held at Bhubaneswar in 2013.
  • Won the title in singles and doubles event in All India Junior Tennis Championship held at Bhopal in 2004.
  • Won the title in singles event in All India Junior Tennis Championship held at Gwalior in 2004.
  • Got runner’s up in Doubles Event All India Junior Talent Series Tennis Tournament held at Gwalior in 2004.
  • Got runner’s up in Doubles Event All India Junior Super Series Tennis Championship held at Rourkela in 2004.
  • Got runner’s up in Doubles Event All India Junior championship Series Tennis Tournament held at Mumbai in 2005.
  • Won Silver Medal in Boys Under-14 Team Event in 45th SGFI National School Games held at Guna in 2000.
  • Got 10th place in Junior National Team Championship held at Gurgoan in 2004.
  • Participated six times SGFI National School Games at different venues of India in different categories (2000 – 2005).
  • Got ITN Certification from All India Tennis Association and International Tennis Number was four in 2005.
  • Participated in more than 35 All India Tennis Championship at various cities of India in different categories from 2000 – 2010.
  • Participated in more than 50 M.P state tennis ranking championship and M.P state tournament in different categories held in different cities of M.P from 2000 – 2013.
  • Won Gold Medal, four times in SGFI School State Games held at Chindwara, Sagar and Indore respectively from 2001 – 2005.
  • Participated 5 times in West Zone and 4 times in All India Inter-University Tennis Championship from 2006 – 2013.
  • Participated in West Zone Inter-Varsity Badminton Competition held at Surat in 2010.
  • Invited as a Chief Guest in the Closing Ceremony of Annual Sports Fest at Naroda Commerce College, Ahmedabad in 2018.
  • Invited as a Chief Guest in the Closing Ceremony of Annual Sports Fest in Zee Litera School at Ahmedabad in 2020.
  • Invited as a Chief Guest in the Closing Ceremony of Intramurals in Gujarat Vidyapith, Gandhinagar in 2020.
Expert Lectures delivered as a Resource Person in different workshop
  • Delivered a lecture on the topic “Training Plan” in Three Days Workshop on High Performance Training Plan and Coaching, Organized by SGSU at Vadodara in 2015.
  • Delivered a lecture on the topic “T-test” in ICSSR Sponsored Ten days Research Methodology workshop for PhD Student at Ahmedabad in 2018.
  • Delivered a lecture on the Topic “Hydration in Sports” in AICTE Workshop for Physical Education Teacher, and Coaches at Godhra in 2019.
  • Delivered a lecture on the Topic “Modern Technology used in Sports” in AICTE Workshop for Physical Education Teacher, and Coaches at Godhra in 2019.
  • Delivered a lecture on the Topic “Periodization” in the Three Days Training Workshop “Latest Trends in Physical Education and Sports Science” at Rajkot in 2020.
  • Delivered a lecture on the Topic “Use of modern technology in Sports” in the Three Days Training Workshop “Latest Trends in Physical Education and Sports Science” at Rajkot in 2020.
Paper presented in the conferences and seminars
  • Presented a Research Paper titled “Enhancement of Sports Culture can prevent crime in India? A Revolutionary Step Required to secure the Nation” in the International Conference on Police Science, organised by Raksha Shakti University, 2019.
  • Presented a Research Paper titled “Yoga Intervention Techniques for Occupational Stress in the field of Internal Security” in the International Conference on Police Science, organised by Raksha Shakti University, 2019.
  • Presented a Research Paper titled “Misconceptions about Yoga” in the National Conference of Yoga and Technology, Organised by M.S.U. Baroda in 2019.
  • Presented a Research Paper titled “Preferable Drinking Water Temperature during Endurance Exercise for Better Recovery and Performance in Hot Environment” in the National Conference on Physical Education and Sports Sciences, Organised by ITM University, Gwalior, M.P. in 2015.
  • Presented a Research Paper titled “An Investigation of Osteoporosis based on Quetelet Index and Gender in Elderly Males and Females” in the National Seminar on Fitness and Wellness, Organized by LNIPE, Gwalior in 2014.
  • Presented a Research Paper on “Parental Support and Involvement: An Investigation of Junior Tennis Players on Self Esteem and Competitive Advantage” in the National Seminar on Fitness and Wellness Organized by LNIPE, Gwalior in 2014.
  • Presented a Research Paper on “Evaluation of Ground strokes on Depth, Consistency and Power during Simulated Tennis Match Progression” in the International Global Scientific Conference on Physical Education, Health and Sports Sciences Organized by Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, Punjab (India) in 2014.
  • Presented a Research Paper on “Effect of High Altitude Basic Endurance Training in Swimming between Native Highlanders and Acclimatized Lowlanders” in the National Conference on Physical Education and Sports Sciences, Organized by LNIPE, Gwalior in 2014.
  • Presented a paper titled “Technology Doping” Organised by University Grants Commission, Academic Staff College, LNIPE, Gwalior in 2013.
  • Presented a research paper titled “Development of a Discriminant Model for Classifying an Individual into Tennis and Badminton by selected Anthropometric Variables” in National Seminar on Fitness, Yoga & Rehabilitation, Organised by LNIPE, Gwalior in 2013.
  • Presented a research paper titled “Comparative Effects of Training in Water and Sand on Mental Toughness of Badminton Player” in 22nd National Conference of Sports Psychology, Organised by S.K.R College of Physical Education, Bhagoo Majra, Kharar, Punjab in 2012.
  • Presented a research paper titled “Analysis of Enjoyment in Physical Activity among Middle School Children” in 21st National Conference of Sports Psychology, Organised by Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur, Andra Pradesh in 2011.
Refereed Journal Articles / Magazine
  • “Fluid supplements and playing surfaces effect on tennis players during simulated match at high temperature” (Single Author), International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education, Vol. 3, Issue 1, 2019, ISSN: 2456-0057.
  • “Heart rate and blood lactate analysis among pentathletes after each event of modern pentathlon” (Co-Author), International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education, Vol. 4, Issue 2, 2019, ISSN: 2456-0057.
  • “Survey study to assess the impact of performing different styles of yoga practice among police personnel on self esteem” (Co-Author), International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education, Vol. 4, Issue 2, 2019, ISSN: 2456-0057.
  • “Assessing Muscular Endurance of Major Spine Stabilizing Muscles: An Investigation among Racquet Sports Male Athletes” (Co-Author), International Journal of Movement Education and Social Science, Vol. 4 No. 1, 2015, ISSN: 2278-0793.
  • “Effect of Training in Water and Sand on Physical and Physiological Parameters” (Main Author), International Journal of Physical Education and Sports Sciences, Vol. 4, Issue 1, 2012, ISSN: 2231-3745.
  • “Comparative Study of Physical Parameters among Tennis, Badminton and Squash Players at the University Level” (Co-Author), International Journal of Physical Education and Sports Sciences, Vol. 4, Issue 1, 2012, ISSN: 2231-3745.
  • “Comparative Effects of Training on Different Surfaces on Mental Toughness of Badminton Players” (Main Author), International Journal of Physical Education and Sports Sciences, Vol. 4, Issue 1, 2012, ISSN: 2231-3745.
  • “Comparative Effects of Training on Different Surfaces on Mental Toughness of Badminton Players” (Main Author), International Journal of Physical Education, Vol. 6, Issue 1, 2012, ISSN: 0974-2638.
  • “Analysis of Body Heat and Perspiration of Squash Players Before and After Match” (Main Author), International Journal of Physical Education, Vol. 6, Issue 1, 2012 ISSN: 0974-2638.
  • “Myths in Physical Fitness” Raksha Shakti University – Magazine “Kavaach”, 2018.
  • Organized International Conference of the South Asian Society of Criminology and Victimology (SASCV), Jointly Organised by Raksha Shakti University and South Asian Society of Criminology and Victimology, at Hotel Pride Plaza at Ahmedabad, Gujarat, in 2020, acted as a Organising Secretary (Logistics and Admin) of the Conference.
  • Organized International Conference on Police Science, Organised by Raksha Shakti University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat in 2019, acted as Organising Secretary of the Conference.
  • Organised ICSSR Sponsored Ten days Research Methodology workshop for PhD Scholar at Raksha Shakti University, Ahmedabad in 2018, acted as Co-course Director and received the grant from ICSSR of worth Rs. 5.5 Lakhs.
  • Attended 7 Days International Workshop on Advance Strength and Conditioning for Sports, organized by LNIPE, Gwalior in 2019.
  • Attended 28 Days Orientation Proramme at LNIPE, Gwalior in 2019.
  • Attended 3 weeks Refresher Course in Physical Education at LNIPE, Gwalior in 2019.
  • Attended National Conference on Anti Doping on the Theme “Prevention of Doping in Sports – Current Challenges & Innovations” organized by NADA and PEFI, held at New Delhi in 2019.
  • Attended a three day training program on “ Cyclone Risk Mitigation & Management” held at GIDM, Gandhinagar in 2015.
  • Attended a two day training program on “ First Aid & Elementary Fire Safety” held at GIDM, Gandhinagar in 2016.
  • Attended XSOLV Program on Emergency Response, Life Saving Skills, Health, Hygiene & Sanitation (Swachh Bharat) at Mumbai in 2015.
  • Attended a “National Workshop on Applications of Contemporary Equipment in the field of Sports Sciences” as resource person Organized by LNIPE, Gwalior in 2014.
  • Attended 21 Days Interaction Programme for PhD Scholars of Physical Education Organised by University Grants Commission, Academic Staff College, LNIPE, Gwalior in 2013.
  • Attended a “National Workshop in Sport Psychometry”, Organized by LNIPE, Gwalior in 2013.
  • Attended “National Workshop on Laser and Exercise Physiology” Organised by LNIPE, Gwalior in 2011.
  • Attended “PEC delivers training program” Organised by LNIPE, Gwalior in 2011.
  • Attended “National Convention in Physical Education and Sports Science” Organised by LNIPE, Gwalior in 2011.
  • Attended National Himalayan Trekking Expedition at Sarkundi Pass, Kullu-Manali in Himachal Pradesh Organized by Youth Hostels Association of India in 2009.
  • Attended International Inspiration Physical Education Program (British Council), The Youth Sports Trust, at LNUPE, Gwalior in 2008.
  • Attended Leadership Training Camp at Pachmarhi (M.P.) Organized by LNUPE, Gwalior in 2008.
  • International Tennis Federation
  • All India Tennis Association
  • Sports Psychology Association of India
  • Currently guiding dissertation to three Ph.D scholars as a Supervisor.
  • Have successfully guided the dissertation of one MPhil Scholar in the area of Physical Education.
  • Have successfully guided the dissertation project of one student of B.A. Security Management in the area of Nutrition.