UP’s SEMLI launches research study on returning to sport after COVID-19
Posted on August 06, 2020
A study on the effects of COVID-19 and other respiratory infections on athletes returning to training and competition is being launched by the Sport, Exercise Medicine and Lifestyle Institute (SEMLI) at the University of Pretoria (UP) in association with the International Olympic Committee (IOC)...
Face masks during exercise: UP experts weigh in on what you should consider when deciding
Posted on June 27, 2020
Two University of Pretoria (UP) researchers have offered useful tips to gym bunnies and sports enthusiasts hoping to get back into action as the world adjusts to a new normal caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
UP cyclist wins bronze during virtual World University Cycling Championships
Posted on June 15, 2020
University of Pretoria (UP) student Andries Nigrini recently raced to a third-place finish during the virtual edition of the World University Cycling Championships. About 20 riders from around the world competed in the event, which is sponsored by the International University Sports Federation.
Sport faces a ‘new normal’ post pandemic, says TuksSport Acting Director
Posted on May 07, 2020
The ability to think outside the box is going to be crucial for every administrator who hopes to help revive the sporting industry in South Africa after the coronavirus pandemic, says TuksSport Acting Director Toby Sutcliffe.
Exercise and the COVID-19 lockdown in South Africa: Should we be filling our days with physical activity?
Posted on April 14, 2020
On a positive note, the COVID-19 lockdown is a great opportunity for exercising and becoming physically active, especially if you don’t usually have enough time to exercise.