• 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.

Position: Lecturer
Department: Physical education, exercise & sport science
Contact Address: P.O BOX 1188_00518 Nairobi
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Area of Specialization: pedagogy,physical fitness
Research Interests: 
pedagogy,physical fitness


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  • 2005(2 WEEKS):NAIROBI-(African association of physical health education Recreation –sports and dance scientific conference.
  • 2007, 2008; 2009(3WEEKS):MINISTRY OF EDUCATION-Workshop for P.E tutors in Kenya
  • 2009 (2WEEKS):NAIROBI-DAAD Football symposium
  • 2009 (3WEEKS):NAIROBI- DARAJA FONDATION-civic education for schools And colleges
  • 2010 (2WEEKS) :I E B C –civic education on new constitution
  • 2014:NAIROBI- FASU Games scientific conference


  • 2013-2014: -M.sc Thesis-cohesion on sports performance among basketball Teams players in Kenya’s national league.INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF EDUCATION AND RESEACH vol. 13 July 2013-Relationship between Cohesiveness and Performance of basketball teams in the National classic league in Kenya.

Conference/Workshops/Seminar Papers

Conference Papers

  • DAAD Conference in Nairobi:1st annual international conference on research and innovation in education- 24th -26th october 2018.
  • African Sports Management Association of in (ASMA) conference in Kenya 2019

  • 1st annual international conference on research and innovation in education- 24th -26th October 2018


  • Relationship between team cohesion and sport performance in kenya.

Seminar Papers

  • Staff Mentorship program 2019- Kenyatta university
  • IAAF world junior championship – pre games conference 2017
  • FASU- Pre- games conference 2016- Nairobi

Workshops Papers

  • Anti-Doping Agency of Kenya (ADAK) 2019- Kenya
  • Kenya Education Staff Institute (KESI) senior management course
  • Kenya School of Government- FHI 360 T.O.T workshop



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