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Steven Basham MS

Scientist

Responsibilities:

Athlete Performance Testing, Recovery, and Research at GSSI Frisco

GSSI Teammate Since:


2018

Area of Expertise:

Exercise Physiology

Education:

BS (Health & Fitness), MS (Exercise Physiology) Mississippi State University

Athletic Background:

Played Football and golf in high school. Enjoys both weightlifting and aerobic training.

SCIENTIFIC BACKGROUND:

Steven is an exercise scientist at the Gatorade Sports Science Institute (GSSI) supporting the satellite laboratory in Frisco, Texas.  Before joining GSSI, Steven received a master’s degree in exercise physiology at Mississippi State University, where he worked as a graduate teaching assistant and taught courses in exercise physiology. During his graduate studies, he conducted nutritional and antioxidant supplementation research focusing on optimizing health, exercise performance, and recovery in tactical occupations (e.g. firefighters) and recreational athletes. His research focus remains on improving health, and enhancing recovery after training. In his leisure time, Steven enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, playing with his dog, watching sports, and weightlifting.