Name: Simon Muhoro Gathua

Title/Qualification: M. Ed

Department: Physical Education Exercise and Sport Science

Designation/Position: Lecturer

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Contact Address: 1506 -10100 Nyeri

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 Area of Specialization:

- Adapted Physical Education

- Motor Development and learning

Research Interests:

- Adapted Physical Education

- Motor Development and learning



Referred Journals

  • Teaching Physical Education to the Physically Disabled. Volume 1 No. 1 of the African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance (AJPHERD).


  • The Female athlete
  • The effect of an eight week training program on the self-concept of physically handicap secondary school students.
  • Instructional problems constraining the Teaching of Physical Education to the Physically Handicapped pupils in Kenyan special primary schools for the Physically Handicapped
  • An evaluation study of the pilot phase of project on integrating family life education in programmes for men, and youth. 1992
  • School Wastage in Kenya: A study of factors affecting wastage in Baringo and Kibera 1992
  • The Effect of Different Types as well as Duration of warm-up on Swimming Performance. 1994
  • The Education and Employment opportunities for the Mentally Handicapped in Kenyan Primary schools 1995

Conferenced/Workshops/Seminars Attended

Conferences Attended

  • 2nd International Conference on Physical Activity and Sports for Health and Development in Africa (PASHDA) 21st to 23rd Sept 2016
  • 4th International Conference of the African Sports Management Association 4th to 6th April 2019
  • 17th Biennial International Conference of the International Society for Comparative Physical Education and Sports (ISCPES) 6th to 8th June 2010
  • World Under 18 Athletics Championship Pre – Games International Symposium 10th – 11th 2017
  • 6th Biannual Africa Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance (AFAHPER-SD) Scientific Conference 9th -11th November 2005

Workshops Attended

  • Kenyatta University/ IPC – Sports Science committee Workshop 13th to 15th May 2011
  • Adaptation of Syllabuses to Suit Learners with Special Needs
  • TIVETA Development and Evaluation of the CBC curriculum in October and November 2019
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