DR ELIJAH G. RINTAUGU

Position: Associate Professor 
Department: Recreation Management and Exercise Science
Area of Specialization: Sociology-Psychology of sport, Sports Administration and Coaching
Contact Address:  P.O. Box 43844-00100 Nairobi – Kenya
Telephone: +254727649790
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RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS

  • Mwangi, F.M., Rintaugu, E.G. ,Rotich ,J.K.,Wilson ,R.,Tian ,X.,& Takahashi ,K.(2023). Relationship between components and moderating contextual factors among university gymnasium exercisers. Journal of Human Sport and Exercise (In Press)
  • Kariuki, G.,Okemwa ,P.& Rintaugu ,E.G.(2023).Factors influencing women’s participation in coaching individual and team Sports in Nairobi City county. International Journal of Gender Studies in Developing Societies. (In press)
  • Rotich, J.K.,Rintaugu ,E.G.& Thangu ,E.(2023).Doping knowledge, attitude and experience of pharmacists in Kenya. Performance Enhancement and Health ,https://doi.org/10.1016/j.peh.2023.100261.
  • Kipchumba, K.K.,Rintaugu ,E.G.& Mwangi ,F.M.(2023).Motivational climate and attitudes towards doping among Kenyan endurance runners. Scientific Journal of Sport and Exercise, 1(3), 179-191.https:doi.org/1055860/PRN05834.
  • Lusaga ,B.O., Rintaugu, E.G.,Mwangi ,F.M. & Kipchumba ,K.K.(2023). Correlates of sport confidence among high school students. Journal of Sports and Physical Education Studies, 3(1).https://doi.org/10.32996/jspes.2023.3.1.3.
  • Rintaugu, E. G., Karega, M.,Kurui ,I.K. & Mwangi ,F.M..(2023).An exploratory study of Athletic Identity of University Athletes in Selected Sports in Kenya .Journal of Sport Sciences Research, 8(2):DOI:10.25307/jssr.1204389.
  • Mukolwe, H.,Rintaugu ,E.G., Mwangi ,F.M. & Rotich ,J.M.(2023).Prevalence and attitudes towards nutritional supplement use among gymnasium goers in Eldoret town, Kenya.Scientific Journal of Sport and Performance ,2(2):221-234.
  • Mwenda ,P.W.,Rintaugu ,E.G. & Mwangi ,F.M.(2023).Character changes related to sport participation and contextual factors among secondary school students. European Journal of Sport Sciences, 2(1):23-33.Doi:10.24018/ejsport.2023.2.1.15.
  • Rotich, J.K.,Rintaugu ,E.G. & Thangu ,E.(2023).Anti-doping knowledge ,attitude and experiences of general practitioners. Journal of Sport Science Researches, 8(1):7998.URL:http://www.dergipark.org.tr/jssr.
  • Mboya, T.K.,Mwisukha ,A. &Rintaugu ,E.G.(2022).Determinants of corporate sponsorship award opportunities for soccer clubs in Kenya. Journal of Physical Education and Sport Management.13 (1):1-14.
  • Ndirangu, D.K.,Rintaugu ,E.G.& Muthomi ,N.(2022).Participation constraints of university student athletes in selected sport in Kenya. Journal of Sport and Physical education studies.D01:10.32996/jpes.12-23.
  • Sagaya, J.J., Rintaugu, E.G. & Muthomi, H.N. (2022).Age and Sponsorship: The motivation determinants in the participation in extreme sports in Kenya. African Journal for physical activity and Health Sciences (AJPHES), 28(1):31-46.
  • Rintaugu, E. G.,Mwangi ,F.M.,Andanje ,N.,Tian ,X.,Fuku ,N. & Kidokoro ,T.(2022). Mental toughness characteristics of Kenyan male University athletes in relation to contextual factors Journal of Human Kinetics, 81/2022, 243-250.
  • Gathoni, B., Rintaugu, E.G. & Munayi, P. (2022).Effectiveness of the management measures undertaken to mitigate the impact of recreational activities on vegetation, soil, water and wild game. International Journal of Sociology, 6(1):11-19
  • Rintaugu ,E.G. & Mwangi ,F.M.(2021).Knowledge, attitudes and perceptions on doping among university students in Physical Education and Sport Science students related degree programs. Journal of Human Sport and Exercise, 16(1):174-186.
  • Karobia, A.N.,Muthomi ,N. & Rintaugu ,E.G.(2021).Effects of a ten day outdoor adventure education programme on team cohesion :A case of participants at Kenya school of adventure and leadership. Asian Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities.10 (2):11-18.
  • Kidokoro,T, Tian, X.,Fuku,N., Waiganjo,L.B., Rintaugu, E.G.,. Kigaru, M.D. & Mwangi F.M.(2021).Segmented physical activity and sedentary behaviour patterns among children in Maasai village and Nairobi city. American Journal of Human Biology.https://doi.org/10.1002/ajhb.23649.
  • Rintaugu, E.G.,Kaoche ,J.M.,Kamenju ,J. & Mwangi ,F.M. (2020).Knowledge on doping among football athletes, coaches and sponsors in Malawi. Journal of Physical Education and Sport Management.11 (2):5-13
  • Rintaugu, E.G., Thangu, E.K., Oyeyemi, A. & Monyeki, M.A. (2020).Sexual behavior patterns of Kenyan university student-athletes: Implications for sport managers. Baltic Journal of Sport and Health Sciences, 3(118):33-42.Doi:10.33607/bjshs.V3i118.962.
  • Rintaugu, E.G., Mwangi, F.M., Thangu, E.K. & Otieno, M. (2020).Relationship between participation motives and connection to soccer of male university students. International Journal of Psychology and Counselling, 12(4):152-158.
  • Rintaugu, E.G.,Bailasha ,N.K. & Otieno ,M.(2020).Psychosocial attributes of male volleyball players in Kenya. Journal of Tourism, Hospitality and Sports, 50:34-40.
  • Kamau, A.W.,Rintaugu ,E.G.,& Bulinda ,M.K.(2020).Influence of participation in competitive co-curricular activities on self-concept of secondary school students in Kenya. International Journal of Sport Science, 10(5):105-111.
  • Andanje, N.,Rintaugu ,E.G. & Mugalla ,H.B.(2020).Motivational status of male and female soccer players in Kenya’s secondary schools. International Journal of Applied Psychology, 10(1):1620.
  • Otieno, M.D., Bailasha, N.K. & Rintaugu, E.G. (2020).Influence of peer interaction through Peer components on talent identification for players in rugby clubs in Kenya. International Journal of Research and Innovation in Social Sciences, 5.5:178-183.
  • Rintaugu,E.G.& Mwangi, F.M.(2020). Knowledge, Attitudes and Perceptions on Doping among University Students in Physical Education and Sport Science Related Degree Programmes. Journal of Human Movement and Exercise, (in Press).doi:https.org/10.14198/jhse.2021.161.16.
  • Bailasha, N.K., Rintaugu, E.G., Kamau, J., Mwangi, F.M., Mucheke, C.M. & Otieno, M.D. (2020). Institutional based reasons for students’ non-participation in physical activity and programs in Kenyan Public Universities. International Journal of Human Movement and Sport Services, 8 (1): 17-23.
  • Influence of achievement goals and motivational climate on attitudes towards doping.Paper presented during the4thLaikipia University International Conference on Sports for sustainable development in Kenya.  22nd - 24th May 2018.

  • Knowledge, attitudes and perceptions of university physical education and Sport – Science students towards doping.Paper presented duringThe University of Nairobi first Annual International Conference on research and innovation held from 24th October to 26th October, 2018.

  • Determinants and reasons for non-participation in organized Physical activity and sports among University students. Paper presented during the University of Nairobi first Annual International Conference on research and innovation held from 24th October to 26th October, 2018.

  • Contribution of Sport in addressing Poverty Reduction in Kenya.Paper presented during the 4th International Conference of the African Sport Management Association (ASMA) 4th – 6th April, 2019 at Mount Kenya University.

  • Management of Athlete’s Medical issues in East African University Sports.Paper presented
    during the 4th International Conference of the African Sport Management Association (ASMA) –4th – 6th April, 2019 at Mount Kenya University

  • Influence of Participation in Competitive Sports on Character Changes of Secondary School Students in Nairobi City County, Kenya.Paper presented during the 4th International Conference of the African Sport Management Association (ASMA) 4th – 6th April, 2019 at Mount Kenya University.

  • Assessment of Sports Participation Constraints and Negotiation Strategies of University Student – Athletes in Selected Sports in Kenya. Paper presented during the 4th International Conference of the African Sport Management Association (ASMA) 4th – 6th April, 2019 at Mount Kenya University.

  • Correlates of Motivational Orientations among Secondary School Athletes: Implications for Stakeholders.Paper presented during the 4th International Conference of the African Sport Management Association (ASMA) 4th – 6th April, 2019 at Mount Kenya University.

  • An Evaluation of the Status of Sport Federations Compliance to World Anti-Doping Program Preliminary Findings.Paper presented during the 4th International Conference of the African Sport Management Association (ASMA) 4th – 6th April, 2019 at Mount Kenya University.

  • Perception on the Negative Environmental Impact of Recreational Activities of Visitors and Staff at National Park in Central Kenya Region.Paper presented during the 4th International Conference of the African Sport Management Association (ASMA) 4th – 6th April, 2019 at Mount Kenya University.

  • Leisure, sports and health in Kenya: Opportunities and challenges. Paper presented during the Machakos University International Conference held at the Machakos University. 23th April to 26th April 2019.

  • Sports for peace and development in Kenya: The emerging trends.Paper presented during the Kenya Academy of sports inaugural conference held at the Crown Plaza Hotel, Nairobi from 20th to 22nd may 2019.

  • Ajowi, C., Rintaugu, E.G.&Toriola, A.L.(2017).Sport participation motives of University female athletes. African Journal of Physical Activity & Health Sciences. (AJPHES), 23 (1:2), 215-225.
  • Mwangi, F.M. & Rintaugu, E.G.(2017).Health related physical fitness attributes of staff members in a Kenyan public university. International Journal of Sport Science,7(2) :81-86.
  • Rintaugu, E.G., Litaba S.A., Kamau J.W., Mwisukha,A.,Thangu E.K. &Monyeki, M.A. (2017).Sexual Behaviour Patterns of Kenyan University Student Athletes: Implications for Sports Managers. African Journal of Physical Activity and Health Sciences.( AJPHES) (under review)
  • Rintaugu, E.G.,Mwisukha, A. &Toriola, A.L. (2017). Athletic Identity of University Athletes in Selected Sports in Kenya: An Exploratory Study. African Journal of Physical Activity and Health Sciences.( AJPHES) (Under review).
  • Rintaugu, E.G., Mwisukha, A., & Monyeki, M.A. (2017) Coping Strategies and Intervention Measures for Retired Soccer Players in Kenya: Policy Implications. African Journal of Physical Activity and Health Sciences.(AJPHES) (Under review).
  • Rintaugu, E.G., & Bailasha, N.K. (2017). Psycho-Social Attributes of Male Volleyball Players in Kenya. Journal of Physical Education and Sport. (AJPHES) (Under review).
  • Rintaugu, E.G., Ongeri, L.N., & Toriola, A.L. (2017). Career Choice and Anticipatory Socialization Process of Recreation Management Students. African Journal of Physical Activity & Health Sciences.( AJPHES) (under review).
  • Rintaugu, E.G., Mwisukha, A. &Monyeki, M.A. (2016).From Grace To Grass : Kenya Soccer Players’ Career Transition and Expériences in Retirement.African Journal of Physical Activity & Health Sciences, (AJPHES),22(1:1): 163-175.
  • Wainaina, P.K., Mwisukha, A.& Rintaugu,E.G.(2015).Professional conduct of academic staff in public universities in Kenya: Learners perception. International Journal of Education and Social Science,2,6:67-72.
  • Muthiane, C.M., Rintaugu E.G.&Mwisukha A.(2015).The relationship between team cohesion and performance in Basketball league in Kenya. International Journal of Applied Psychology.5 (4):90-95.
  • Mwenda, P.W., Wanderi, M.P., Andanje, J.M. & Rintaugu, E.G. (2015). Traditional games of the Gusii community, Kenya. African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance, (AJPHERD) 21(4:2), 1441-1450.
  • Rintaugu, E.G., Litaba,S.A.,Muema,E.M. & Monyeki,M.A.(2015).Sources of stress and coping strategies of University athletes. African Journal of Physical Health Education Recreation and Dance (AJPHERD)(Submitted)
  • Kamau,A.W.,Rintaugu,E.G.,Muniu,R.K.&Toriola,A.L.(2015).The effects of participation in competitive sports on school connectedness. African Journal of Physical Health Education Recreation and Dance (AJPHERD)
  • Ajowi,C., Rintaugu,E.G.& Amusa,L.0.(2015).Correlates of participation motives of university female athletes. African Journal of Physical Health Education Recreation and Dance (AJPHERD)(Submitted)

CONFERENCES /SEMINARS/WORKSHOPS

  • 2023: FASU General Assembly and FISU-FASU strategic Dialogue held between 4th to 6th May at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa.
  • 2023: African Anti-education workshop, held between 20th and 21st February ,2023,Kopanong, Hotel ,Benoni , Johannesburg,South Africa.
  • 2022: FASU Pre-games Scientific Conference hosted at Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • 2021: Kenyatta University staff retirement benefits scheme held on 4th November, 2021 at Kenyatta University,Nairobi ,Kenya.
  • 2020: Workshop to develop bench marks for sport education in East Africa. From 13th to 17th January 2020, Palace Hotel, Arusha, Tanzania.

  • 2019: The first Kenya Academy of sport conference held from 20th to 22nd May 2019.

  • 2019: Machakos University International Conference held at the Machakos University. From 23th April to 26th April 2019.

  • 2018: The University of Nairobi first Annual International Conference on Research and Innovation held from 24th October - 26th October 2018.

  • 2018: 4th Laikipia University International Conference on Sports for sustainable development in Kenya and beyond, 22nd- 24th May 2018.

  • 2017:The American College of Sport Medicine International Team Physician Course held at Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology from 16th – 18th October, 2017.
  • 2017:World Under 18 Athletics Championships Pre-Games International Symposium held at Kenyatta University from 10th to 11th July, 2017.
  • 2016: The Wingate Congress on Sports and Exercise Science held from 2ndto 5th June at the Wingate Institute of Physical Education and Sport, Israel.
  • 2016: African Association of Sport Management Conference held from 16th to 18th June, 2016 in Abuja, Nigeria.
  • 2016: The 2nd International Conference on Physical Activity and Sports for Health and Development held from 21st to 23rd September, 2016 at Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • 2014: The7th edition of the FASU games pre-scientific conference held from 2nd to 5th July, 2014 University of Nairobi, Kenya.
  • 2014: The 7th edition of the FASU games pre-scientific conference, University of Nairobi,Kenya.
  • 2013: The second international conference of the African Sport Management Association 7th -9th November, University of Dar Es Salam,Tanzania.
  • 2012:.E-learning workshop. University of Nairobi-College of Education and External Studies.9-11 May 2012.
  • 2012:Kenya Universities Sports Association (KUSA) workshop 7th-8th June,2012,Kabarak University,Nakuru,Kenya.
  • 2011: 9th Africa Association for Physical Health Education Recreation Sports and Dance, Conference, 13-15 sept.2011, Kyambogo university,Kampala ,Uganda.
  • 2011-Fisu conference-Shenzhen university, China, 13-16, August, 2011.
  • 2011:African sports management association conference-sports view hotel,kampala ,Uganda  2-4 dec.2011.

Convening and Coordinating Conferences.

  • 10th-11th July, 2017: Chaired, World Under 18 Athletics Championship International Symposium held at Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • 16th – 18th June, 2016, Coordinated the Third African Sport Management Association Conference in Abuja, Nigeria.
  • 21st – 23rd September, 2016: Coordinated the 2nd International Conference on Physical Activity and Sports for Health and Development, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • The 3rd & 4th Conference of the Kenya Association for Health, Physical Education Recreation, Sport and Dance at Kenyatta University, Nairobi Kenya.
  • 18th to 21st May 2003: Organised a Workshop for PE Teachers and Lecturers in Primary schools and Teacher Training Colleges at Kenyatta University..
  • 18th to 19th November 2004: Coordinated the East African Universities Pre-Games Scientific Conference at Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • 16th to 18th November, 2010: Coordinated the 2010 East Africa Universities Pre-Games symposium at Kenyatta University.
  • 7th-8th June, 2012: Convened and coordinated the inaugural Kenya Universities Sports Association (KUSA) workshop, at Kabarak University, Nakuru, Kenya.