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default-avatar-e1448374196642 All Departmental Enquiries:
Secretary:Mrs Shobana Singh
Tel: 031 373 6878
Fax: 031 373 5184
Location: 4th Floor, B Block
Campus: ML Sultan Campus

Cindy Head of Department & Associate Professor: Prof Cindy Pienaar
Tel: 031 373 5378
Location: 4th Floor, B Block
Campus: ML Sultan Campus
Qualification(s): PhD (Human Mov Science); MSc Sport Science; BSc Honns Sport Science; BSc Human Mov and Nutrition; NSCA CSCS 

Bio: I am currently the Head of Department of the Department of Sport Studies, Faculty Applied Sciences at Durban University of Technology. I am currently responsible for lecturing and course development in Sport and Exercise Physiology, Applied Exercise Physiology and Exercise Science Practice at undergraduate and post graduate level (BTech). I have been involved in numerous research projects and have 10 International publications and I have attended both National as well as International conferences where I have delivered several oral presentations. 2 PhD and 5 Masters students have completed their studies under my supervision.
I also have practical experience as a Strength and Conditioning coach of the NWU as well as North West-South netball teams, with the highlight being appointed as the Strength and Conditioning Coach of the South African u/21 netball squad who competed in the 2007 World Cup in Cooke Island. I have also been involved in program description, testing and training of the NWU hockey and soccer teams.
Courses Currently Teaching: Bachelor of Technology: Sport Option
Research Methodology and Sport and Physical Recreation Studies 4
Research and Innovation focus: Human Performance
Female athlete performance
Fatigue and performance
Sport and Exercise Physiology

default-avatar-e1448374196642 Lecturer: Miss Colleen Lotz
Tel: 031 373 5342
Campus: ML Sultan Campus   
Courses Currently Teaching: Sport Marketing 2, Sport Marketing 3, Sport Marketing 4, Project Management

default-avatar-e1448374196642 Lecturer: Dr Sameera Hussain
Tel: 031 373 5745
Location: B Block – 4th Floor
Campus: ML Sultan Campus
Qualification(s): Phd: Marketing   

Bio: Dr Hussain has been with the Department of Sport Studies since 2012 and graduated with her PHD in 2016. She is currently the 1st year National Diploma programme coordinator and her lectures fall within the sport management ambit. She has published research articles in peer reviewed journals and has presented at conferences. Her research focus areas include, Relationship Marketing and Sport Media.

Courses Currently Teaching: Sport Marketing 1, Sport Business Administration 1, Sport Media & Communication 1, Sport Management 3
Research and Innovation focus: The business of sport cannot be imagined without fans or sport consumers. No spectators at matches or buyers of apparel, no potential sponsors or recipients for the sports media. Such a scenario is unimaginable. The sport industry needs consumers or fans who are willing to spend their time and money on their favourite sport thus making supporters the most important part of the sport business. Therefore, it becomes essential that a new paradigm in the context of sports marketing be implemented. Indeed, relationship marketing is such a paradigm that provides sports marketers with the opportunity to establish, develop and maintain meaningful and mutually beneficial long-term associations with fans, sponsors, and the media as well as internal and external stakeholders.

default-avatar-e1448374196642 Lecturer: Dr Shereen Currie
Tel: 031 373 6837

Courses Currently Teaching: Sport Physical Recreation studies 111/121, Sport Physical Recreation studies 211/221, Principles of Coaching, Management Principles of Anatomy and Physiology

JasonTee Senior Lecturer: Dr Jason Tee
Tel: 031 373 6877
Location: 4th Floor, B Block
Campus: ML Sultan Campus
Qualification(s): PhD (Sport Science); MSc Sport Science; BSc (Med) (Hons) Exercise Science; BSc Sport Science; NSCA CSCS   
Bio: Jason Tee is a Strength and Conditioning coach and researcher in athletic performance, with a focus on optimising training to improve performance and reduce injury. Prior to his career as a university lecturer, Jason spent 12 years working as a coach within youth and development sport. His parallel career as a coach has provided a broad range of practical experience working with male and female athletes of all levels up to full international representatives. This practical experience provides a unique background to research and teaching which strict academics often aren’t privy to. This has also fuelled his desire to produce practically relevant research which will impact practice at all levels of sport.

Courses Currently Teaching: Higher Certificate: Management Principles of Anatomy and Physiology, National diploma: Sport and Recreation Studies 121 (Physiology of Sport), National diploma: Sport and Recreation Studies 221 (Psychology of Sport)
Research and Innovation focus: Jason’s current areas of research include reducing injury risk in sport through the optimisation of training practices, and the use of technology to support the promotion of physical activity in youth participants.

default-avatar-e1448374196642 Lecturer: Nével Neveling
Tel: 031 373 5375
Location: 4th Floor, B Block
Campus: ML Sultan Campus
Qualification(s): MTech: Sport & Exercise Technology, BA (Hons): Biokinetics    
Bio: Mr Neveling is currently working as a lecturer in the Department of Sport Studies, Faculty Applied Sciences at Durban University of Technology. He has worked extensively in academic and clinical environments, and has been involved with various research projects, including post-graduate supervision.

Courses Currently Teaching/Developing: Applied Science and Wellness, Sport Public Relations, Applied Anatomy & Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology, Athletic Injury Management
Research and Innovation focus: Health risk behavior and disease prevention, Metabolic disease risk mitigation, Sport injury management

default-avatar-e1448374196642 Technician: Mr Mfundo Nhlanhla Mxolisi Ngwenya
Tel: 031 373 5744