• A training session on data collection for a sports biomecanics collaboration research project

  • Delegates at the International Symposium on “Partnership in Sports and Development for Tomorrow” -March 2020

  • Department of Physical and Health Education Staff Members

  • Empowerment and confidence building through regular workshops

  • Extra training to boost career development

  • International Research Symposium participants -June 2019

  • Learning Sports with Fun

  • Partnering with International Institutions to enhance training and research

  • Research Training Workshop Participants -June 2019

Name: Luka Boro Waiganjo
Department: Physical and Health Education
Position: Lecturer
Contact Address: P.O. Box 43844-00100, Nairobi
Tel.:+254-20-8710901 Ext.4146
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Area of Specialization:

  • Outdoor and Experiential Education
  • History of Physical Education & Sports
  • Socio-psychology of Physical Education & Sports
  • Philosophy of Physical Education & Sports
  • Tennis
  • Badminton

Research Interests:

  • Sports & Exercise Ergonomics
  • Occupational Ergonomics
  • Outdoor & Experiential Training
Foot Mechanics and Lower Back Stability and Pain
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Biography

Dr. Luka Waiganjo (PhD) is a Lecturer in the Department of Physical Education, exercise and Sport Science. He has a Bachelor of Education (Second Class Honors Upper Division) in Physical and Health Education from Kenyatta University. He also did graduate studies at the same university and obtained Master of Science, Physical and Health Education as well as Doctorate in Physical Education. He has also published with African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance (AJPHERD), Kenya Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sports and Dance (KAHPER-SD) and Asian Journal of Applied Sciences. His research interests are in Sports & Exercise Ergonomics, Occupational Ergonomics and Outdoor & Experiential Training.

Conference Presentations

  • Kidokoro, T.; Fuku, N.; Yanagiya, T.; Takeshita, T.; Takaragawa, M.; Annear, M.; Xiaojie, T.; Waiganjo, L.B.; Bogonko, L.F.; Isika, J.K.; Kigaru, M.D.; Mwangi, F.M. 2020 Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour Patterns among Kenyan and Japanese Children: A Comprehensive Cross-Country Comparison. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 17, 4254; https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17124254 Int. J. Environ. Res.
  • Luka Waiganjo:Prevalence of Cumulative Trauma Disorders among Computer Work Station Users in Kakamega County, Kenya,Nairobi ,2016
  • Waiganjo Luka Boro, Andanje Mwisukha, Vincent Onywera:Work-related musculoskeltal injuries and conditions suffered by computer-user employees in the banking institutions in Nairobi, Kenya,Nairobi 2012
  • Waiganjo L. B. and Mwisukha, A. (2012). Assessment of the Employee’s Awareness of the Applicability of Ergonomic Exercises in the Banking Institutions in Nairobi. Paper Presented at the First Kenyatta University Research Conference held at Kenyatta University
  • Waiganjo Luka B., Adanje M. and Onywera V. (2008). Assessment of Employee’s Awareness of Exercise Ergonomics in Banking Institutions in Nairobi. Thesis Presented at the School of Human and Social Sciences Kenyatta University
  • Waiganjo L. B., Kweyu I. W., Bukhala P., Mse E., Odiango R., Sabiri E. and Wekesa J. (2014) Relationship between Adherence to OSHA Guidelines and the Prevalence of Cumulative Trauma Disorders among Computer Users in Kakamega County

Publications

  • Luka Waiganjo et, al. 2020 Kidokoro, T.; Fuku, N.; Yanagiya, T.; Takeshita, T.; Takaragawa, M.; Annear, M.; Xiaojie, T.; Waiganjo, L.B.; Bogonko, L.F.; Isika, J.K.; Kigaru, M.D.; Mwangi, F.M. (2020). Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour Patterns among Kenyan and Japanese Children: A Comprehensive Cross-Country Comparison. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 17, 4254; https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17124254

  • Luka Waiganjo et, al. 2016 Waiganjo L., Kweyu I., Bukhala P., Mse E., Odiango R., Sabiri E. &Wekesa J. (2016). Prevalence of Cumulative Trauma Disorders among Computer Work Station Users in Kakamega County, Kenya. Asian Journal of Applied Sciences. Volume 04.2013 Waiganjo L. B., Mwisukha A. and Onywera V. O (2013). Assessment of Employee Awareness of the Applicability of Ergonomic Exercises in the Banking Institutions in Nairobi, Kenya. Volume 1 No. 2, January 2013 Issue pg 50-57,ISSN 2070-917X

  • Luka Waiganjo 2012 Waiganjo L. B., Mwisukha A. & Onywera V. (2012). Work-related Musculo-skeletal injuries and conditions suffered by computer-user employees in the banking institutions in Nairobi, Kenya. African Journal for Physical Activity and Health Sciences. (AJPHERD) Vol 18. No. 2

  • Luka Waiganjo 2012 Waiganjo L. B., Mwisukha A. & Onywera V. (2012). Assessment of the Employees Awareness of the Applicability of Ergonomic Exercises in the Banking Institutions in Nairobi, Kenya2011

  • Waiganjo Luka Boro (2011). Assessment of Employees’ Awareness of Exercise Ergonomics in Banking Institutions in Nairobi, Kenya.

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Francis Mundia Mwangi

Chairman

Department of Physical Education, Exercise and Sports Science


 

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