Dr. Gaurav Singh Kushwah

I/c Director, School of Physical Education and Sports
PhD, MPEd, BPEd

Phone No. – 079-68126800, Ext: 898

Email – gaurav.kushwah@rru.ac.in

Research Area –  Physical Education (Exercise Physiology, Tennis and Badminton), Research Methodology, Statistics, Sports Criminology, Sports Forensic, and Sports Law.

About Dr. Gaurav Singh Kushwah

Dr. Gaurav Singh Kushwah is an I/c Director of the School of Physical Education and Sports; He did his B.P.Ed, M.P.Ed., and Ph.D. in Physical Education from Lakshmibai National Institute of Physical Education, Gwalior, M.P. Dr. Kushwah had played professional tennis for almost 10 years, in which he had won many state and national championships, he was also the M.P. State No. 1 player for 5 years as well as achieved good national ranking too. He was also the Gold medalist in the M.P.Ed. Dr. Kushwah 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. He had been invited as a resource person in many workshops as well as delivered many lectures at different institutions. Dr. Kushwah had also received many honors from various stakeholders and also availed many scholarships such as UGC – NET with JRF, merit scholarships from the LNIPE, others sports achievement scholarships from the state government. He had also organized various national and international workshops and conferences in various capacities. His specialization and keen interest areas are tennis, badminton, physical education, exercise physiology, research, and statistics. Presently, four scholars are pursuing Ph.D. under his supervision as well as one scholar had been awarded the M.Phil. degree under his 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 at Rashtriya Raksha 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 a 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.
  • 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.
  • Recipient of Best Paper Award in International Conference on Police Science. 2019.
  • Invited as a Chief Guest in the Closing Ceremony of Annual Sports Fest at Naroda Commerce College, Ahmedabad in 2018.
  • 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.
  • Got 2nd place in the Central Zone Inter-Varsity Tennis Competition held at Bhubaneswar in 2013.
  • Recipient of Meritorious Scholarship from LNIPE, Gwalior for achieving good marks and remain in the top five students for consecutive three years, 2010 – 2012.
  • Qualified UGC National Eligibility Test (NET) exam with Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) in 2011.
  • Participated in West Zone Inter-Varsity Badminton Competition held at Surat in 2010.
  • Got 2nd place in West Zone Inter-Varsity Tennis Competition held at Gwalior in 2009.
  • Got 1st place in West Zone Inter-Varsity Tennis Competition held at Udaipur in 2008.
  • Recipient of Sports Scholarship from Khel Yuvak Kalyan, Gwalior for excellent performance in tennis at the state and national level for consecutive three years, 2004 – 2006.
  • Got runner’s up in Doubles Event All India Junior championship Series Tennis Tournament held at Mumbai in 2005.
  • Won the title in singles and doubles event in All India Junior Tennis Championship held at Bhopal in 2004.
  • Won the title in the 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.
  • Recipient of Khel Pratibha Award by Bhartiya 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).
  • Participated 5 times in West Zone and 4 times in the All India Inter-University Tennis Championship from 2006 – 2013.
  • Got ITN Certification from All India Tennis Association and International Tennis Number was four in 2005.
  • Got 10th place in Junior National Team Championship held at Gurgoan in 2004.
  • Won Gold Medal, four times in SGFI School State Games held at Chindwara, Sagar, and Indore respectively from 2001 – 2005.
  • Won Silver Medal in Boys Under-14 Team Event in 45th SGFI National School Games held at Guna in 2000.
  • Participated six times in SGFI National School Games at different venues of India in different categories (2000 – 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.
Expert Lectures delivered as a Resource Person in different workshop
  • Delivered a Lecture on the Topic “Concept and Dimensions of Well Being” in the UGC Sponsored Online Short Term course on Yoga and Wellness in December, 2021.
  • Delivered a Lecture on the Topic “Correlation” in the one week online faculty development programme on research Methodology and Research Writing in September 2021.
  • Delivered a Lecture on the Topic “One way and Two way ANOVA” in the one week online faculty development programme on research Methodology and Research Writing in September 2021.
  • Delivered a Lecture on the Topic “Nutrition for School Going Children” invited by the Sanskar Valley School, Bhopal in June 2021.
  • Delivered a Lecture on the Topic “Correlation” in the 5 Days Research Methodology Workshop for CRPF Officers in February 2021.
  • Delivered a Lecture on the Topic “One way and Two way ANOVA” in the two days Research Methodology workshop for Faculty Members of Universities of Gujarat in February 2021.
  • Delivered a Lecture on the Topic “Doping from Athlete’s Perspective” in Five Days International Professional Development Online Certificate Programme on “Sports Forensic” in February 2021.
  • Delivered a Lecture on the topic “Effect of Exercise on different body systems” in the 60th Online Refresher Course: Science & Technology of Yoga and Meditation (Physical Education) organized by Sardar Patel University in December 2020.
  • Delivered a lecture on the Topic “T-test” in the online one-week faculty development programme on Research Methodology and Research Writing” in September 2020.
  • Delivered a lecture on the Topic “Correlation” in the online one-week faculty development programme on Research Methodology and Research Writing” in September 2020.
  • Delivered a lecture on the Topic “T-test” in the online one-week faculty development programme on Research Methods and Data Analysis” in July 2020.
  • Delivered a lecture on the Topic “Correlation” in the online one-week faculty development programme on Research Methods and Data Analysis” in July 2020.
  • Delivered a lecture on the Topic “Physical and Psychological Changes in growing athletes” in the seven days online faculty development program on Sports Coaching and Sports Science” in June 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 February 2020.
  • Delivered a lecture on the Topic “Periodization” in the Three Days Training Workshop “Latest Trends in Physical Education and Sports Science” at Rajkot in February 2020.
  • Delivered a lecture on the Topic “Hydration in Sports” in AICTE Workshop for Physical Education Teachers, and Coaches at Godhra in September 2019.
  • Delivered a lecture on the Topic “Modern Technology used in Sports” in AICTE Workshop for Physical Education Teacher, and Coaches at Godhra in September 2019.
  • Delivered a lecture on the topic “T-test” in ICSSR Sponsored Ten days Research Methodology workshop for Ph.D. Student at Ahmedabad in December 2018.
  • Delivered a lecture on the topic “Training Plan” in a Three Days Workshop on High- Performance Training Plan and Coaching, Organized by SGSU at Vadodara in October 2015.
Paper presented in the conferences and seminars
  • Presented a Research Paper titled “Modern Trends and Ways to develop Aerobic Endurance for Internal Security Personnel” jointly organized by Management Institute, The Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Poland, Institute for Service Management, Germany, College of Social Sciences and Humanities, Bule Hora University, Ethiopia. & Research Culture Society in October 2021
  • Presented a Research Paper titled “Role of Psychoyogic Interventions for Newly Recruited Police Personnel on Occupational Wellbeing” in the National E-conference on Metamorphosis and contemporary drift in sports and yogic science, organized by A.K. College, Shikohabad in October, 2021.
  • Presented a Research Paper titled “Role of Preemployment Psychological Testing for Law Enforcement Officers” in the International Conference on Commerce, Management and Social Sciences Research in October, 2021.
  • Presented a Research Paper titled “Comparison of Different training surfaces for Development of Aerobic Endurance: A review” in the National E-conference on Metamorphosis and contemporary drift in sports and yogic science, organized by A.K. College, Shikohabad in October, 2021.
  • 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, organized 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, organized 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
  • Singh, T., Kushwah, G., Singh, G., & Thapa, R. K. (2021). Effect of Psycho-Yogic Training Intervention on Selected Psychological Variables of Female Police Recruits. Teorìâ Ta Metodika Fìzičnogo Vihovannâ, 21(4), 330-336. https://doi.org/10.17309/tmfv.2021.4.07
  • Kushwah, G. S. (2021). Development of a Forehand Overhead Straight slow drop shot skill test for badminton players and establishing its validity, reliability, and objectivity. Journal of Physical Education Sports Management and Yogic Sciences, 11(2). ISSN: 2231-1394.
  • Kushwah, G. S. (2019). Fluid supplements and playing surfaces effect on tennis players during simulated match at high temperature. International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition, and Physical Education, 3(1), ISSN: 2456-0057.
  • Kushwah, G. S. (2019). Heart rate and blood lactate analysis among pentathletes after each event of modern pentathlon. International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education, 4(2). ISSN: 2456-0057.
  • Kushwah, G. S. (2019). Survey study to assess the impact of performing different styles of yoga practice among police personnel on self esteem. International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education, 4(2). ISSN: 2456-0057.
  • Kushwah, G. S. (2018). Myths in Physical Fitness. Raksha Shakti University – Magazine “Kavaach.”.
  • Kushwah, G. S. (2015, May). Preferable Drinking Water Temperature during Endurance Exercise for Better Recovery and Performance in Hot Environment [Paper Presentation]. Proceedings of National Conference on Physical Education and Sports Sciences, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh.
  • Kushwah, G. S. (2015). Assessing Muscular Endurance of Major Spine Stabilizing Muscles: An Investigation among Racquet Sports Male Athletes. International Journal of Movement Education and Social Science, 4(1). ISSN: 2278-0793.
  • Kushwah, G. S. (2014, January). Evaluation of Ground Stroke on Depth, Consistency, and Power during simulated tennis match progression. Proceedings of Global Scientific Conference on Physical Education, Health and Sports Sciences, Amritsar, Punjab.
  • Kushwah, G. S. (2014, January). Effect of High Altitude Basic Endurance Training in Swimming Between Native Highlanders and Acclimatized Lowlanders. Proceedings of National Conference of Physical Education and Sports Sciences, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh. ISBN-978-81-7524-743-7.
  • Kushwah, G. S. (2014, February). An investigation of Junior Tennis Players on Self Esteem and Competitive Advantage. Proceedings of National Seminar on Fitness and Wellness, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, ISBN – 978-81-7879-801-1
  • Kushwah, G. S. (2014, February). An investigation of osteoporosis based on Quetelet index and gender in elderly males and females. Proceedings of National Seminar on Fitness and Wellness, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, ISBN-975-81-7879-801-1.
  • Kushwah, G. S. (2013, February). Development of a Discriminant Model for Classifying an individual into tennis and badminton by selected anthropometric variables. Proceedings of National Seminar on Fitness, Yoga, and Rehabilitation, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh.
  • Kushwah, G. S. (2013). Tennis in Hot Environment. Journal of Advances and Scholarly Researches in Allied Education, 6(12). ISSN: 2230-7540.
  • Kushwah, G. S. (2012). Effect of Training in Water and Sand on Physical and Physiological Parameters. International Journal of Physical Education and Sports Sciences, 4(1). ISSN:2231-3745.
  • Kushwah, G. S. (2012). Comparative Study of Physical Parameters among Tennis, Badminton and Squash Players at the University Level. International Journal of Physical Education and Sports Sciences, 4(1). ISSN: 2231-3745.
  • Kushwah, G. S. (2012). Comparative Effects of Training on Different Surfaces on Mental Toughness of Badminton Players. International Journal of Physical Education and Sports Sciences, 4(1). ISSN: 2231-3745.
  • Kushwah, G. S. (2012). Comparative Effects of Training on Different Surfaces on Mental Toughness of Badminton Players. International Journal of Physical Education, 6(1). ISSN:0974-2638.
  • Kushwah, G. S. (2012). Analysis of Body Heat and Perspiration of Squash Players Before and After Match. International Journal of Physical Education, 6(1). ISSN:0974-2638.
  • Organized a three days programme on “Physical Fitness Course for Security Officers” organized by School of Physical Education and Sports, Rashtriya Raksha University, nominated by Indian Technical & Economic Cooperation Programme (ITEC), DPA-II Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India in February, 2022.
  • Organized a one week “Coach Development Programme – Football” at Rashtriya Raksha University, acted as a Program Convener in January 2022.
  • Organized a One-month Physical Training Program for Internal Security Aspirants at Rashtriya Raksha University, acted as a Program Convener in October 2021.
  • Organised a One-week online faculty development programme on Research Methodology and Research Writing for the faculty members of different colleges and universities of Gujarat in 2021 in collaboration with Knowledge Consortium of Gujarat, acted as Co- Course Director and received the grant from KCG worth Rs. 1.5 Lakhs.
  • Organized a One-month Physical Training Program for Internal Security Aspirants at Rashtriya Raksha University, acted as a Program Convener in September 2021.
  • Organized a One-month Physical Training Program for Army Aspirants at Rashtriya Raksha University, acted as a Program Convener in July 2021.
  • Organized a Ten Days Coach Development Program at Rashtriya Raksha University, acted as a Program Convener in June 2021.
  • Worked as Programme Coordinator in the Five Days Workshop on Research Methodology for CRPF Officers at Rashtriya Raksha University in 2021.
  • Worked as Co-Convenor in the Two Days Workshop on Research Methodology and Research Writing at Rashtriya Raksha University in 2021.
  • Organized one-week online faculty development programme on Research Methods and Data Analysis for the faculty members of different colleges and universities of Gujarat in 2020 in collaboration with Knowledge Consortium of Gujarat, acted as Co- Course Director and received the grant from KCG worth Rs. 1.05 Lakhs.
  • Organized one-week online faculty development programme on Research Methodology and Research Writing for the faculty members of different colleges and universities of Gujarat in 2020 in collaboration with Knowledge Consortium of Gujarat, acted as Co-Course Director and received the grant from KCG worth Rs. 1.33 Lakhs.
  • 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 an 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.
  • Organized ICSSR Sponsored Ten days Research Methodology workshop for PhD. Scholar at Raksha Shakti University, Ahmedabad in 2018, acted as Co-course Director and received a grant from ICSSR 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 two day training program on “ First Aid & Elementary Fire Safety” held at GIDM, Gandhinagar in 2016.
  • Attended a three day training program on “ Cyclone Risk Mitigation & Management” held at GIDM, Gandhinagar in 2015.
  • 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.
  • All India Tennis Association
  • Sports Psychology Association of India
  • BoS member of Post Graduate Diploma in Fitness Management in Rashtriya Raksha University.
  • BoS member of Bachelor of Physical Education and Sports in Rashtriya Raksha University.
  • Subject Expert for designing the curriculum of M.Sc. (Sports Coaching) in Swarnim Gujarat Sports University.
  • Subject Expert for revising the curriculum of PG Diploma in Sports Coaching in Swarnim Gujarat Sports University.
  • Currently guiding dissertations to four Ph.D. scholars as a Supervisor.
  • Successfully guided the dissertation of one MPhil Scholar in the area of Physical Education.
  • Successfully guided the dissertation project of one student of B.A. Security Management in the area of Nutrition.
  • Completed the Research Project on the Topic “Race Time Management System” of worth Rs. 3,81,293 as the member of the Research Project team in January, 2021.