Tom Cowan is a leading Exercise Physiologist. He has been based on Harley Street, the world-famous centre of medical excellence, for over 5 years, specialising in exercise prescription for cancer and cardiac patients.
Tom's work has seen him become recognised as an expert by Public Health England and the Faculty for Sport and Exercise Medicine UK, who selected him to become a member of their Cancer and Exercise expert panel. Tom has also presented research into preventing cardiovascular disease at international conferences as well as frequently contributing for several well-known health and fitness magazines and making television appearances.
Tom holds regular clinics at the world-leading Harley Street clinic, The Centre for Health and Human Performance (CHHP), as well as working with patients privately at their homes, offices and gyms.
Tom's expertise span from working with the most complex clinical cases to elite performers, having previously been First Team Sports Scientist for Chelsea Football Club. Tom counts a wide range of individuals amongst his clientele; international sports stars, celebrities, amateur athletes, clinical patients and individuals looking to improve their health and fitness, with goals such as weight loss and body composition improvements, reduction of cardiovascular disease risk factors e.g. blood pressure and cardiovascular fitness and strength improvements.
Tom is accredited by both the British Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation (BACPR) and the Register of Exercise Professionals and has a First-Class Honours degree in Sport and Exercise Science from Loughborough University.
Sport and Exercise Scientist
Tom has a First Class Honours degree in Sport and Exercise Science from Loughborough University and has since gone on to work for some of the leading names in the field of Sport and Exercise Science.
Tom also holds the highest level of qualifications in clinical exercise, with an advanced-level certificate from the British Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation (BACPR) in Exercise for Cardiovascular disease, as well as being qualified to the highest level in Exercise for Cancer Rehabilitation. Tom is also qualified to the highest possible level in Personal Training and is fully insured to work with all population groups.
CHELSEA FOOTBALL CLUB
First Team Sports Scientist
Tom previously held the position of First Team Sports Scientist at Chelsea Football Club, working very closely with some of the most high-profile names in the game.
At the time, Chelsea Football Club arguably had the leading Sports Science department in world football, of which Tom was part of a four-strong team.
Tom's role within the club was to assist with ensuring that players were in peak physical condition for matches through collecting and meticulously analysing data related to the physical workload being performed by the players during training and matches. Tom also assisted with the bespoke nutritional strategies for each player and fitness testing.
Tom is recognised as an expert in Clinical Exercise, with his specialist areas of interest being exercise for Cardiac Prevention and Rehabilitation and Cancer Rehabilitation.
Tom has been based on Harley Street for over 5 years and holds regular clinics at the world-leading Harley Street clinic; the Centre for Health and Human Performance (CHHP). Tom also visits his clients at their homes, gyms and offices in London and further afield.
EXPERT IN THE FIELD
Tom's work has featured in many well-known publications including The Sunday Times Magazine. Tom has been recognised as an expert by Public Health England and The Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine UK, who selected him to become part of their Cancer and Exercise expert panel.
He has presented research into preventing cardiovascular disease at international conferences. Tom has also helped to direct future research into Exercise Oncology, having been invited to become a member of a multi-disciplinary expert group put together for the first Exercise Oncology Symposium at the National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine.
Tom's reputation as a leading Exercise Physiologist has led to him recently being involved, as the main advisor and Head of Operations, in developing a start-up app that allowed London-based users to book a Personal Trainer of their choice to come to them within an hour. Tom also mentors budding Sport and Exercise Science students.
IN THE MEDIA
Tom’s reputation as an expert Exercise Physiologist and his success with his clients has led to television appearances and contributing for several well-known publications including Men's Health, BBC Focus Magazine and The Sunday Times on behalf of The Centre for Health and Human Performance (CHHP).