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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.

Mobile technology brings healthcare into people's homes

According to Prof Jannie Hugo from the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Pretoria, the use of eHealth could be of particular benefit in the provision of primary healthcare services to rural communities in South Africa.

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.