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DR JACOLENE KROFF

POSITION

Senior Research Officer, Division of Exercise Science and Sports Medicine (ESSM), Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town

QUALIFICATIONS

  • PhD (Sport Science), Stellenbosch University (2008)
Thesis title: New Insights into Respiratory Muscle Function in an Athletic Population
  • MSc (Medical Physiology), Stellenbosch University (2005)
  • BHons (Biokinetics), Stellenbosch University (1999)
  • BSc (Human Movement Science), Stellenbosch University (1998)

ESSM RESEARCH GROUPS

  • Health and well-being
  • Exercise in the management of chronic diseases
RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Respiratory muscle strength and endurance in elite athletes.
  • Validity, reproducibility and quality control of human energy expenditure measurements and body composition measurements.

CONTACT 

Tel: +27 21 650 5126