HPC Sport Science & Medical Unit

Welcome at Sport Science & Medical Unit

Improving athlete performance is at the core of everything we do and practitioners work daily with coaches and athletes as part of their elite performance programmes. All services are designed to promote performance enhancement of athletes.  

All the professionals involved operate as a team and a multi-disciplinary approach is followed during the treatment and rehabilitation of any athlete.


For more information or appointments contact SSMU Reception:

(t) +27 12 484 1711 or 072 769 0820
(f) +27 12 484 1712  
(e) [email protected]


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16 March 2017
Protecting the health and performance of the traveling athlete
International travel is an unavoidable part of elite athletes' competitive careers. Prof Christa Janse van Rensburg, from the Section Sports Medicine at UP, offers her view on some of the challenges that need to be considered.
06 September 2016
Sport, exercise medicine and lifestyle research in the spotlight at UP
The University of Pretoria has identified 'Sport, exercise medicine and lifestyle interventions for chronic disease' as one of its four main strategic niche areas for research activity in the next decade.