Plant pathologists are excellent problem solvers
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Focus on a plant pathologist: Dr Mahlane Godfrey Kgatle (Department of Plant and Soil Sciences) Postdoctoral fellow, FABI
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)...
The largest prospective study on illness in rugby union players has revealed that 70% of the players studied in just one season’s Super Rugby Tournament reported illness at some time during the tournament.
UP Sports Management lecturer and South African hurdles champion Louis Jacobus van Zyl is one of 25 people selected out of 65 applicants to participate in the 7th intake for a Master’s degree in Olympic Studies at the prestigious German Sport University Cologne.
Prof Martin Schwellnus, Director of the Sport, Exercise Medicine and Lifestyle Institute at the University of Pretoria is the recipient of the 2017 American College of Sport Medicine (ACSM) International Clinical Scholar Award.
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.
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