• 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: Fitness Instructor
Department: Physical and Health Education
Contact Address: P.O. BOX 14369 - 00400 NAIROBI, KENYA
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BOOK CHAPTER

  • Kinuthia K. Stanley, Mwangi M. Francis and Muthomi N. Hellen (2020). The Fitness Industry in Kenya. Title of the book: The Global Private Health & Fitness Business: A Marketing Perspective. Editors: J. García-Fernández & P. Gálvez-Ruiz. Publishers: Emerald Publishing Limited, UK. ISBN: 9781800438514

Workshops and Conferences Attended

  • 21st to 23rd September 2016:2nd International Conference on Physical activity and Sports for Health and Development in Africa, Nairobi Kenya.Participated and presented a paper on “Adherence in Exercise for Clients in Selected Health Clubs in Nairobi”.
  • April 23rd, 2015:Participant, Physiology and Anatomy workshop Kenyatta University.AXIOLOGY LABS

Workshops and Conferences Attended

  • 21st to 23rd September 2016:2nd International Conference on Physical activity and Sports for Health and Development in Africa, Nairobi Kenya.Participated and presented a paper on “Adherence in Exercise for Clients in Selected Health Clubs in Nairobi”.
  • April 23rd, 2015:Participant, Physiology and Anatomy workshop Kenyatta University.AXIOLOGY LABS
  • Certificates and Awards in the following:
  • 3- days ACFC Alcohol & Drug Abuse, Gender and Disability Policy Awareness Workshop Certificate- April, 2012.
  • Certificate of Participation from Kenya Universities Sports Association- December, 2009.
  • Appreciation Volunteer Coach Certificate from Special Olympics Kenya- November to December 2009.
  • 2-days Red Cross Certificate of Participation in Life Saving Skills and Demonstration November, 2009.
  • Enrolled as Youth Member of Kenya Red Cross Society November, 2009.
  • 5-days Kenya National Sports Institute Basic Football Coaching course Certificate of Attendance- January, 2008.
  • 3-days Athletics Kenya Refresher Officiating course Certificate of Attendance- September, 2007.
  • Participant Certificate in “Effects of Mental Training on the Performance of College aged Distance Athletes”- 2007.

DR. JULIAH WAMBUI GITHANG'A

Chairperson

Department of Physical Education, Exercise and Sports Science

 

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WORLD RUGBY UNDER 20 TROPHY ATHLETES TRAINING AT KENYATTA UNIVERSITY GYM


 

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