Position: Associate Professor
School: Public Health & Applied Human Sciences
Department: Physical Education And Sport Science
Area of Specialization:  Sports &  Exercise Pedagogy
Contact Address: P.O. Box 43844-00100 Nairobi – Kenya
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Prof. Andanje Mwisukha holds a Doctoral Degree in Physical Education). He has specialized in the areas of Sports Pedagogy and Management. He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Science of Kenyatta University in Kenya. He is currently Acting Registrar in charge of Academic Affairs after having served as Dean of the School of Applied Human Sciences at the same University for a period of five years. Before his engagement at Kenyatta University as member of teaching staff, Prof. Andanje had worked as a high school teacher, Physical Education tutor in several Teachers’ Training Colleges and subsequently as an Assistant Director of Sports in the Public sector.

Prof. Andanje has served on Committees and Boards of various national and international professional and academic organizations, including: Assistant Treasurer of the Kenya Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sports and Dance, Secretary of the National Sports Policy Formulation Committee, Ministry of Culture and Social Services, Coordinator of Curriculum Development Committee, Kenya National Sports Institute, Ministry of Culture and Social Services, Member of the Global Forum on Physical Education Pedagogy, Secretary - General and Member of the Africa Sport Management Association, Member of the International Society for Comparative Physical Education and Sport, Member of the Africa Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance and Member of the Organization for Social Science Research in Eastern and Southern Africa (OSSREA).

He has successfully supervised more than 35 Masters and PhD students. He has published more than 50 papers in refereed journals and published 6 books and book chapters. He has more than 100 research paper presentations at local and international conferences to his credit and served locally and internationally as external examiner for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Physical Education, Recreation Management and Exercise Science. He is a reviewer and member of editorial boards of several journals and other academic publications, some of which include: Member of the Editorial Board of the Sports and Exercise Medicine - Open Journal (SEMOJ), Member of the Editorial Board of the Proceedings of the Inaugural International Conference of the African Sport Management Association Held between 2nd And 4th December 2011, Member on editorial board of International Journal of Sports Technology and Allied Sciences (IJSTAS), Member of the International Review Board – International Sports Studies (Journal), Reviewer -  Journal of Applied Biosciences, Reviewer - African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance (AJPHERD), Peer Reviewer - Kenya Institute of Education Journal, Reviewer            - African Journal of Applied Human Sciences and Member of Editorial Board - African Journal of Applied Human Sciences

Prof. Andanje has won research grants from various renowned research funding agencies that include: Advanced Olympic Research Grant Programme 2015/2016, The FIFA Joao Havalenge Research Grant Award, 2013, Research Consultancy at the Institute of Economic Affairs on Youth Sports, Recreation and Entertainment, 2010, and OSSREA (Organization of Social Sciences Research in Eastern and Southern Africa).

Research and Publications

Publications in Journals

  • Rintaugu, E.G, Mwisukha, A. and Monyeki, M. A. (2016). From Grace to Grass: Kenya Soccer Players’ Career Transition and Experiences in Retirement. African Journal for Physical Activity and Health Sciences, Vol. 22 Issue 1.1, 163-176.
  • Kamenju, W. J., Mwisukha, A. Rintaugu E and Muthomi H. (2016). Influence of Sports Disciplines and Demographics of Kenya Colleges Athletes on their Awareness of Doping in Sports. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, Vol. 6, No. 3, March, 2016.
  • Rintaugu, E.G., Mwisukha, A. and Monyeki, M.A. (2016). From Grace to Grass: Kenyan Soccer Players’ Career Transition and Experiences in Retirement. African Journal of Physical and Health Sciences (AJPHES), Vol. 23(1), March 2016, Pg 372-384.
  • Mwenda, P.W., Wanderi, M.P., Andanje, J.M. and Rintaugu, E.G. (2015). Traditional Games of Gusii Community, Kenya. African Journal for Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AJPHERD), Vol. 21 (4:2)1, December 2015, pp 1434-1443.
  • Muthiane, C. M., Rintaugu, E. G. and Mwisukha, A. (2015). The Relationship between Team Cohesion and Performance in Basketball League in Kenya. International Journal of Applied Psychology 2015, 5(4): 90-95.

News and Events

35th and 36th Graduation Ceremonies

The School has also realized an increase in the number of graduands of Master of Science candidates. During the 35th and 36th graduation ceremonies, a total of 13 candidates graduated.

35th Graduation Ceremony

The School of Applied Human Sciences graduated three (3) PhD candidates during the 35th Graduation Ceremony held on 20th December, 2013, and another four (4) during the 36th Graduation Ceremony.

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