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Surname, Name Thesis Title Email
Bardenhorst, Ms Marelise A qualitative and quantitative analysis of the long-term effects of Acute Spinal Cord Injuries in South African Rugby union players BDNMAR010@myuct.ac.za
Beckley, Ms Sam The association between collagen gene variations and knee laxity SamBeckley@gmail.com
Bucholtz, Ms Kim Investigation into the injuries and risk factors to injury in multi-stage cycling kim.buchholtz@uct.ac.za
Breed, Dr Dorothy Understanding the underlying mechanisms of capture myopathy Dorothy.Breed@gmail.com
Clamp, Ms Louise Physiological and behavioural changes in response to acute energy deficit and sustained weight loss maintenance louiseclamp@btinternet.com
Coetzee, Mr Devon   Thedevster@live.co.za
Cook, Ms Caylee Executive function in preschool children from low-income settings in South Africa CKXCAY001@myuct.ac.za
Davidow, Ms Demi   DVDDEM001@myuct.ac.za
Den Hollander, Mr Steve The development of a skill assessment protocol for rugby union steve_dh1989@hotmail.com
Dlamini, Ms Senanile Development and application of a biological network mapping strategy to identify susceptibility loci for musculoskeletal soft tissue injuries dlaminisenanile@gmail.com
Dove, Ms Mary-Ann Socio-ecological factors in talent development of cricketers in a diverse society Adove@mweb.co.za
Dutton, Ms Megan The Cricketing Shoulder: Biomechanics and analysis of potential injury risk factors to the shoulder in elite cricketers megandutton@gmail.com
Ellman, Ms Nicole Adipose tissue oxidative stress and antioxidant systems and its association with insulin resistance Nicole.kneekey.ellman@gmail.com
Evans, Mr Robert The effect of robotic walking and exercise activity-based rehabilitation on muscle activity, health-related benefits, functional capacity and psychological well-being in persons with spinal cord injury (SCI) Robertevanssa@gmail.com
Feldmann, Ms Daneil Whole genome sequencing approach to identifying genetic risk factors underlying anterior cruciate ligament injuries in a twin family study daneilfeldmann@gmail.com
Firfirey, Mrs Firzana   firzanafirfirey@gmail.com
Gibbon, Ms Andrea The application of next generation sequencing technologies and bioinformatic tools to further charactrise the genetic risk profile of musculoskeletal soft tissue injuries GBBAND005@myuct.ac.za
Henning, Mr Franclo Mechanisms of weakness in idiopathic inflammatory myopathies: an in vitro single muscle fibre contractility study fhenning@sun.ac.za
Henst, Mr Rob A medium-term sleep-extension intervention to improve the health profile in South African overweight and obese individuals RobHenst@hotmail.com
Hill, Mr Lee Genetic Risk Factors for Muskuloskeletal Injuries HLLLEE004@myuct.ac.za
Holiday, Ms Wendy An analysis of intrinsic factors, performance, comfort and economy in relation to static and dynamic whole body kinematics in recreational and elite cyclists Wendzh@gmail.com
Johansson, Rebecca Interactions between training load, submaximal heart rate, and performance in endurance runners rejohansson@gmail.com
Lubega, Mr Samuel Best medical care practice in sports in underdeveloped and developing countries ; focusing on Uganda Lubegasmlk41@gmail.com
Mafu, Mr Trevor   trevorsmafu@gmail.com
Main, Ms Carey Determination of muscle glycogen levels pre-, during and post exercise using Chemical Exchange Saturation Transfer (CEST) careymain@gmail.com
Mkumbuzi, Ms Sharon The aetiology of pain in chronic lower limb tendinopathies mkmnon002@myuct.ac.za
Nono Nankam, Ms Pamela Arielle Molecular changes of adipose tissue in relation to insulin sensitivity in obese black South African women in response to an exercise intervention pamantho1@gmail.com
Phiri, Ms Lindo The effect of a 12 week exercise training intervention on body composition, metabolic risk factors, habitual physical activity and sedentary behaviour in obese black South African women phiri_lindokuhle@yahoo.com
Pienaar, Ms Paula Associations between sleep and cardiometabolic disease risk factors in executive employees PNRPAU001@myuct.ac.za
Pujol-Busquets Gullen, Ms Georgina Evaluation of a nutrition and health education program on components of metabolic syndrome in women from under reasourced South African communities georginapbg@gmail.com
Ramnath, Mr Udhir Physical Activity, Fitness, Functional Ability and Cognitive Performance in South African Older Adults RMUDH001@uct.ac.za
Sewry, Ms Nicola Effectiveness and Efficacy of the BokSmart Safe Six Nsewry@ssisa.com
Tomaz, Ms Simone Physical activity and gross motor skills in South African rural preschool children TMZSIM001@myuct.ac.za
Webster, Mr Christopher (Chris) Gluconeogenesis and insulin resistance in type 2 diabetics following a low carbohydrate high fat diet Topher.webster@gmail.com
Willard, Mr Kyle The functional effects of proteoglycan polymorphisms on musculoskeletal soft tissue injuries WLLKYL002@myuct.ac.za