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About Us


The core aim is to be the service provider of choice in a globally competitive environment where service excellence is the gold standard in the provision and academic development of Sports Medicine, Sports Science, Health, Research and Community outreach for all.


To be the department of choice for Sports Medicine, Sport Science, Health and Fitness solutions for all South Africans. It is committed to the responsibility of promoting health in all and optimising athletic performance at all levels.

The Department offers the following services:

  • Sport and Exercise Science consultations
  • Sports Medicine consultations
  • High performance testing for athletes at all levels
  • Biokinetic rehabilitation services
  • Chronic disease rehabilitation including but not limited to cardiac rehab, pulmonary, neurological conditions
  • A variety of interventions such as low back classes, fall risk classes, weight management, pregnancy exercise classes, aquatic exercises
  • Injury assessment
  • Health and wellness
  • Corporate wellness
  • Work readiness evaluations



Administrative staff

Ayanda Bendile, Miss 
011 717 3372
Administrative officer
Didi Shuping, Miss  
011 717 3396
Administrative secretary/ PA to the Director

Anna Muronga, Mrs 
011 717 2076
PG Admissions Officer

Precillia Sithole, Miss  
011 717 2329
Administrative Assistant Secretary

Academic staff

Demitri Constantinou, Adjunct Professor (Academic Enquiries) 
011 717 3372
Director: Department of Exercise Science And Sports Medicine. Director Fifa Medical Centre Of Excellence 
Elewani Nevhufumba, Miss 
011 717 3389
Clinical Biokineticist 
Georgia Torres, Dr   
011 717 3374
Sports Scientist, Lecturer and Course Co-ordinator (Exercise Science II & III) 
Philippe Gradidge, Dr 
011 717 3372
Biokineticist, Senior Lecturer, and Course Co-ordinator (Biokinetics Honours)
Mamosilo Lichaba, Dr  
011 717 3375
Sports Physician, Lecturer, and Course Co-ordinator (Masters 2nd year & Biokinetics Honours)
Merling Phaswana, Miss  
011 717 3375
Biokineticist, Lecturer, and Course Co-ordinator (Biokinetics Honours)
Natalia Neophytou, Miss 
011 717 3368
Biokineticist, Lecturer and Course Co-ordinator (Exercise Science III & Biokinetics Honours)  

Visiting and Honorary Lecturer

Sello Motaung, Dr
Visiting Lecturer