Dr Sharief Hendricks is a senior lecturer in the Division of Exercise Science and Sports Medicine (ESSM) in the Department of Human Biology in the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Cape Town (UCT) and a visiting fellow at Leeds Beckett University in the United Kingdom (UK). He was recently selected to be a member of the Future Professors Programme (FPP), an initiative of the Department of Higher Education and Training. He is also a member of the Next Generation Professoriate (NGP), joining 45 other UCT mid-career academic staff members in pursuit of promotion to the professoriate.
Dr Jeroen Swart is one of a number of scientists at ESSM that have received prestigious awards and appointments in 2020. In January he was awarded a FIMS Fellowship and elected to the FIMS Scientific Commission, while in February he received the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Sisk Award.
On the 24th April 2020 The Transformation and Equity Committee of the Department of Human Biology was able to host Anthea Gardner, founder and managing partner of Cartesian ( www.cartesian.co.za ) via a Department Zoom Meeting.
Losing weight is never easy, but with a goal in site it’s easier to motivate yourself to eat healthy and exercise. However once you’ve reached your goal weight every day thereafter it gets a little bit harder to stay on track, and weight-loss maintenance becomes the biggest obstacle.