UNESCO Chair on Physical Activity and Health in Educational Settings
News from the Chair
Clustered Cardiovascular Risk in South African Primary SchoolchildrenPhysical Activity, Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Clustered Cardiovascular Risk in South African Primary Schoolchildren from Disadvantaged Communities: A Cross-Sectional Study
KaziBantu webinar with representatives of the Ministry of Education from MauritiusOn 9 December 2020, a webinar was held as part of the KaziBantu project in collaboration with the Mauritius Institute of Education. The Human Movement Science Department of Nelson Mandela University was also involved.The event was…
Effect of school-based interventions on body composition of grade-4 children from lower socioeconomic communities in Port ElizabethSouth African children from disadvantaged communities are plagued by a double burden of under- and over-nutrition. The resulting overweight and obesity on one hand, and stunting on the other hand, are risk factors for chronic diseases…
Exercise is the key not only to physical health but to peace of mind.Nelson Mandela (1918 – 2013)
- Research and teaching unit at the University of Basel and the Nelson Mandela University.
- Established by an agreement between UNESCO and the University of Basel.
- Promoting research and collaboration in the area of focus.