Search

DR YUMNA ALBERTUS-KAJEE

POSITION

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

QUALIFICATIONS

  • PhD (Physiology) (Exercise Science), University of Cape Town (2008)
Thesis title: Critical analysis of techniques for normalising electromyographic data: From laboratory to clinical research
  • BSc (Med Hons), University of Cape Town (2002)
  • BSc, University of Cape Town (2001)

ESSM RESEARCH GROUPS

  • Exercise in the management of chronic diseases
  • Exercise performance

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Using electromyography (EMG) as a tool to monitor changes in neuromuscular control
  • Measurement and analysis of electromyography
  • Monitoring muscle activity in athletes and patients with chronic disease
  • Organising and hosting annual EMG workshops with international key researchers that are actively involved in the improvement, measurement and analysis of EMG

CONTACT

Tel: +27 21 650 4567