• Kenyatta University and Swansea University (UK) successfully implemented a Kenya-Linx Research 2020 Project to improve children's health and wellbeing in Kenya. Above is a photo capturing the elated moments between the host - Department of Physical Education, Exercise and Sports Science faculty and the Principal Investigator and Professor of Paediatric Exercise Sciences representing Swansea University during a visit on sustainability for best practice in research in September 2023 at KU. Seated in the front row from left to right; Dr. Lucy-joy Wachira (KU project coordinator & co-investigator), Dr. Juliah Githang'a (Chairperson), Prof. Gareth Stratton (Deputy Pro-Vice Chancellor and Principal Investigator, Swansea University) with his wife, Dr. Masoumeh Minou, Dr. George Onyango (Co-researcher from the Department of Sociology, KU) and Mr. Stanley Kagunda (Faculty member, Co-researcher and PhD fellow) and other members of the department (standing). At this event, Swansea University and Kenyatta University established partnerships in teaching and research.

  • Prof. Abel Toriola (C) from Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa with members of Recreation and Sports Management Department And Physical Education, Exercise and Sports Science Department, Kenyatta University in July 2023 during one of a series of collaborative agenda between the two universities. The two universities have an existing Memorandum of Understanding that has opened up varied platforms for teaching, research & outreach activities

  • Swimming pool used by our students for learning and competitions

  • Students taking part in weightlifting competitions at the Amphitheatre during Culture Week

  • Students and staff enjoying a fitness extravaganza held at Bishop Square during world physical activity day

  • Strength and conditioning room at the main gymnasium

  • Staff member Moses Mumbo addressing visiting students from various high schools

  • Human performance laboratory

  • Irish Under 20 rugby team after a training session at the gymnasium during the world under 20 rugby championship held in July 2023 in Nairobi.

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Level 100 – Unit Codes and Titles

Sem 1

Sem 2

1

HPE 102: Functional Human Anatomy

 

+

2

HPE 103 Basketball, Hand ball, Volleyball

+

 

3

HPE 101 Hockey, Netball, Soccer

 

+

4

HPE 100 History and Philosophy of Physical Education

+

 
 

Level 200

   

1

HPE 200 : Human Physiology

+

 

2

HPE 201: Athletics I, Softball, Swimming I

+

 

3

HPE 202: Motor Development and Learning

 

+

4

HPE 203: Athletics II, Rounders and Swimming II

 

+

 

Level 300 (Two electives)

   

1

HPE 300: Outdoor Education and First Aid

+

 

2

HPE 301: Aerobics, Dance and Gymnastics

+

 

3

HPE 302: Sports Pedagogy and Management

 

+

4

HPE 303: Badminton, Squash and Tennis

 

+

5

HPE 306: Prevention and Management of Sports Injuries

+

 

6

HPE 309: Stress Management and Physical activity

 

+

 

Level Four Plus Two Electives

   

1

HPE 400: Tests, Measurements in Physical Activity

+

 

2

HPE 401: Skill specialization I (Two sports from two different categories

+

 

3

HPE 402: Exercise Physiology

 

+

4

HPE 403: Skill Specialization II (continue specialization of HPE 401

 

+

5

HPE 405: Sports Equipment and Facilities

+

 

6

HPE 406: Contemporary Issues in Physical Education and Sports

 

+

Masters

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Unit Codes and Titles

Sem 1

Sem 2

1

HPE 802: Legal, Ethical and Policy Issues in Recreation and Sports

+

 

2

HPE 803: Physiology of Exercise

+

 

3

HPE 805: Didactics & methods of a Selected Sport

+

 

4

HCU 801: Statistics

 

+

5

HCU 800: Research Methods

+

 

6

HPE 808: Comparative P.E

 

+

7

HPE 815: Human and Industrial Relations in PE & Sports

 

+

8

HPE 806: Curriculum Development in PE & health Education

 

+

9

HPE 807: Psycho Sociology of PE, Sports & Leisure

+

 

10

HPE 811: Motor Learning and Skills

 

+

*

HPE 826: Thesis

   

*

HPE 900: Thesis (Doctor of Philosophy)

DR. JULIAH WAMBUI GITHANG'A

Chairperson

Department of Physical Education, Exercise and Sports Science

 

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