Prof Christa Janse van Rensburg elected as President of SASMA
Posted on November 22, 2019
Head of Division of Sports Medicine, Prof Christa Janse van Rensburg has been appointed as the new President of the South African Sports Medicine Association (SASMA). She is the third woman to hold this position since SASMA’s inception in 1983.
National Down Syndrome Awareness Day
Posted on October 22, 2019
National Down Syndrome Awareness Day is celebrated on 20 October each year and October is marked as Down Syndrome Awareness Month.
World Polio Day
Posted on October 21, 2019
The nongovernmental organization Rotary International established World Polio Day to commemorate the birth of Jonas Salk, the developer of a vaccine against polio.
UP unveils world-class Biomechanics Lab
Posted on October 18, 2019
UP's SEMLI recently opened the doors to its new Biomechanics Lab, which is already providing support services to TuksSport’s first teams as well as elite track and field athletes.
Arthritis awareness - Red Hot Joints
Posted on October 14, 2019
Arthritis is not just an adult disease.
World Sight Day
Posted on October 11, 2019
WHO has stated that 285 million people of all ages are visually impaired, of whom 39 million are blind.
Prof Christa Janse van Rensburg selected as member of INF Medical Committee
Posted on June 19, 2019
Professor Christa Janse van Rensburg was selected as member of the International Netball Federation (INF) Medical Committee (MC) for a two-year term, which commenced on 11 April 2019.
Juggling volleyball and academics
Posted on May 08, 2017
Dr Margrit Springer, who recently received her Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery degree during the University of Pretoria (UP)'s Autumn Graduation Ceremonies, is also a star volleyball player who has represented UP in several competitions.