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ASSOC PROF LISA MICKLESFIELD

POSITION

  • Honorary Associate Professor, UCT/MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine (ESSM), Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town
  • Reader, MRC/Wits Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, Department of Paediatrics, University of the Witwatersrand

QUALIFICATIONS

  • PhD (Physiology), University of Cape Town (2004)
Thesis title: Bone Health and Physical Activity through the various life stages.
  • MSc (Med), University of Cape Town (1996)
  • BSc Med (Hons) (Biokinetics), University of Cape Town (1991)
  • BA (Human Movement Studies), Rhodes University (1990)

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Physical activity epidemiology and its association with body composition and metabolic disease outcomes
  • Musculo-skeletal health at the various life stages
  • The role of physical activity in interventions to reduce the risk and prevalence of non-communicable diseases

CONTACT

 

Tel: +27 21 650 3135