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Shobana All Departmental Enquiries:
Secretary: Mrs Shobana Singh
Tel: 031 373 6878
Fax: 031 373 5184
Email: shobanas@dut.ac.za
Location: 4th Floor, B Block
Campus: ML Sultan Campus
Qualification & Institution: B Tech: Management (UNISA), ND: Office Management & Technology (UN

Area of Expertise:
• Administrative: professional academic and student support.

Bio: Shobana Singh is an Academic Secretary in the Department of Sport Studies. She possess excellent planning and organizational skills, a team worker with proven interpersonal skills. Readmore


Pinn Head of Department & Associate Professor: Prof Cindy Pienaar
Tel: 031 373 5376
Email: cindyp@dut.ac.za
Location: 4th Floor, B Block
Campus: ML Sultan Campus
Qualification & Institution: PhD: (Human Movement Studies) (NWU), M.Sc.: Sport Science (NWU), B.Sc. Readmore

Area of Expertise:
• Exercise and Sport Physiology
• Fatigue in Sport
• Females in Sport
• Strength and Conditioning
• Plyometrics
• Cold water immersion
• Sport Nutrition
• High Performance Testing, Evaluation and Intervention Studies

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) . Readmore


colleen Lecturer: Miss Colleen Lotz
Tel: 031 373 5342
Email: colleenl@dut.ac.za
Campus: ML Sultan Campus   
Qualification & Institution: M Tech: Marketing (DUT), B Tech: Marketing (DUT), ND: Marketing (DUT)
 
Modules Currently Teaching: Sport Marketing 2, Sport Marketing 3, Sport Marketing 4, Project Management, Business

Area of Expertise:
• Sport Management / Management
• Sport Marketing / Marketing
• Project Management
• Entrepreneurship
• Research Methodology

Bio: Ms Lotz is currently a lecturer in the Department of Sport Studies and her research interest is in marketing and health and wellness. Her focus areas will look at various communities in South Africa who are undergoing rapid epidemiological, nutritional and demographic transition. Readmore


Sammer Lecturer: Dr Sameera Hussain
Tel: 031 373 5745
Email: sameerah@dut.ac.za
Location: B Block – 4th Floor
Campus: ML Sultan Campus
Qualification(s): Marketing (DUT), M Tech: Public Relations (DUT), B Tech: Public Relations (DUT), ND: Public Relations (DUT).

Area of Expertise:
• Sport Management
• Sport Marketing
• Sport Media and Communication
• Sport Public Relations
• Research Methodology

Bio: Dr Hussain has been with the Department of Sport Studies since 2012. Her area of expertise fall within the sport management ambit and this includes sport marketing and media. She has published research articles in peer reviewed journals, presented at conferences and supervises M-Tech students. . Readmore


shee Lecturer: Dr Shereen Currie
Tel: 031 373 6837
Email: shereenc@dut.ac.za 
Qualification & Institution: PhD: Sport Science (UNIZULU), Master of Sport Science (UNIZULU), B.Sc. Hons: Sport Science/ Biokinetics (UNIZULU), B.Sc.: Human Movement Science (UNIZU

Area of Expertise:
• Health promotion
• Chronic diseases
• Health and Wellness
• Exercise rehabilitation

Bio: Dr. Currie joined the department in 2017 and as a Lecturer; she obtained her doctorate in November 2017. Her areas of expertise include health promotion, chronic diseases, obesity, health and wellness, and exercise rehabilitation. Her current research focuses on incidence of obesity in the workplace, and association of obesity with various comorbidities. The effect of poor sleep habits on various lifestyle habits is another area of research interest. A further research interest includes physical activity habits of children. Readmore


neve Lecturer: Nével Neveling
Tel: 031 373 5376
Email: NevelN@dut.ac.za
Location: 4th Floor, B Block
Campus: ML Sultan Campus
Qualification & Institution: M Tech: Sport & Exercise Technology (TUT), B.A. Hons: Biokinetics (UP), BA: Human Movement Studies

Area of Expertise:
• Health risk behaviour
• Non-communicable diseases
 
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. Readmore


mfun Technician: Mr Mfundo Nhlanhla Mxolisi Ngwenya
Tel: 031 373 5744
Email: mfundon@dut.ac.za 
Campus: 4th floor, B Block, ML Sultan

Area of Expertise:
• Coaching
• Strength and Conditioning

Bio: Beside being a Gym Technician at the Sport Studies department Mr Ngwenya is part of the Durban Rugby Referees Sub-union and KZN development panel. He is also the strength and conditioning coach for the KZN women’s rugby union senior team sinc3 2018, and assistant coach for KZN women’s rugby for under 16 & 18 for 2018 and 2019. In 2015, was appointed as the Sport Studies department head of class reps and elected as the FAS deputy head of class reps. Academic Interests: Employee wellness, strength and conditioning. Readmore