WADA Prohibited Substances 2017
Posted on November 22, 2016
The World Anti-Doping Code (WADA) has released the official list of prohibited substances for 2017. Athletes, Coaches, parents, Club Administrators and Club Managers please ensure that you are aware of all the banned substances.
Sport, exercise medicine and lifestyle research in the spotlight at UP
Posted on September 06, 2016
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.
Muscle-building shakes don't always have as much protein as they claim to
Posted on July 13, 2016
A recent study by researchers at the University of Pretoria has found that when it comes to protein shakes, what is in the tub is not always what meets the eye.
Should tackles be banned in schools rugby?
Posted on March 17, 2016
Health experts recently submitted an open letter to the UK government, calling for tackling in schools rugby to be outlawed. UP's Prof Steve Cornelius has entered this controversial debate with a recently published article.
A major crisis looms in sport
Posted on October 19, 2015
Prof Steve Cornelius has conducted extensive research on the high rate of injury in professional sports and says that sport could be facing a major crisis because of this.
UP's Section Sports Medicine: Working to reduce injury rates among athletes
Posted on October 06, 2015
According to staff at UP's Section Sports Medicine, successful injury surveillance could motivate sporting bodies to consider and implement rule changes to improve player safety.
New scrum machine set to revolutionise rugby
Posted on June 01, 2015
Researchers at the University of Pretoria have developed a ground-breaking tool to assist rugby teams in fine-tuning their scrumming technique.