The centre embarks on a number of research projects, including football sports injuries, injury prevention, whiplash injury, cricket injuries, drugs in sport and sport performance.
Prevalence of performance-enhancing substance use by Johannesburg male adolescents involved in competitive high school sports
Philippe Gradidge, Yoga Coopoo and Demitri Constantinou
Attitudes and perceptions towards performance-enhancing substance use in Johannesburg boys high school sport
Philippe Gradidge, Yoga Coopoo, Demitri Constantinou
Popular physical therapy modalities in the management of whiplash-associated disorders
Estelle Dorothy Watson, Yoga Coopoo
Impact of a primary school-based nutrition and physical activity intervention on learners in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: A pilot study
The opportunity for children to be physically active during school hours is rapidly decreasing in selected schools. This study evaluated the effects of a nutrition and physical activity (NAP) intervention incorporated within the school curriculum.
Rowena Naidoo, Yoga Coopoo, Estelle V Lambert, Catherine Draper.
Selected morphological and lifestyle profiles of a cohort of South African University students
Lifestyle factors such as cigarette smoking, drinking of alcohol beverages and poor dietary habits are inextricably linked to overweight and obesity. Overweight and obesity among students is an area of concern. Little is known about trends in smoking, drinking and dietary habits of university students.
H A Kazi and Y Coopoo
Energy expenditure in office workers with identified health risks
The objective of the study was to measure the daily energy expenditure in employees previously identified as having ?2 risk factors for chronic disease, and to identify potential risk-reducing interventions for implementation within or outside the workplace.
Yoganathan Coopoo (D Phil, FACSM), Demitri Constantinou (MB BCh, BSc Med Hons, FFIMS), Alan D Rothberg (MB BCh, FCPaed, PhD)
Ergogenic aids in Sport - the Olympics of the Test tubes?
Kevanya Coopoo and Yoga Coopoo
The F-MARC 11 in Male Youth Players in Africa ? a collaboration of FIFA and CESSM
The FIFA Medical Assessment and Research Centre F-MARC have launched their ?Football for Health in Africa? initiative concentrating on disease prevention.
Healthy Active Kids South Africa
Report Card on the Physical Activity, Nutrition and Tobacco use for South African Children and Youth: 2007
The health and fitness profiles of nurses in KwaZulu-Natal
R. Naidoo and Prof Yoga Coopoo
Job Satisfaction of self-employed trainers and personal trainers employed at commercial gymnasiums: a comparitive study
Padmini Moodley and Yoga Coopoo
Putting the focus on corporate wellness
Prof Yoga Coopoo (Centre for Exercise science and Sports Medicine, Wits)
Sports and Exercise Science - is there value?
Dr Demitri Constantinou, Director: Wits Centre for Exercise Science & Sports Medicine