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Physical activity and cardiorespiratory fitness in children from Côte d'Ivoire, South Africa, and Tanzania

News from the KaziAfya project - a study among primary schoolchildren from three African study settings
Graphical display

Associations of growth impairment and body composition among South African school-aged children enrolled in the KaziAfya project

News from the KaziAfya study
Township

Household socioeconomic status, car ownership, physical activity and cardiorespiratory fitness

Associations between household socioeconomic status, car ownership, physical activity, and cardiorespiratory fitness in South African primary schoolchildren living in marginalized communities. News from the KaziAfya study
Hypertension

Hypertension among South African children

Hypertension among South African children in disadvantaged areas and associations with physical activity, fitness and cardiovascular risk markers. News from the DASH study
20m Shuttle Run

Academic achievement and inhibitory control

How are academic achievement and inhibitory control associated with physical fitness, soil-transmitted helminth infections, food insecurity and stunting among South African primary schoolchildren? News from the KaziAfya project
KaziAfya Flanker Task Test

Prevalence of stunting and relationship between stunting and associated risk factors with academic achievement and cognitive function: a cross-sectional study with South African primary school children

News from the KaziAfya project
Research.swiss

'Healthy Schools for Healthy Communities' project represented on Research.swiss

KaziBantu - A Swiss-South African initiative to promote health literacy
South African Children

Clustered cardiovascular risk in South African primary schoolchildren

Physical activity, cardiorespiratory fitness and clustered cardiovascular risk in South African primary schoolchildren from disadvantaged communities: a cross-sectional study
Webinar with MIE

KaziBantu webinar with representatives of the Ministry of Education from Mauritius

On 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…
Active South African Children

Effect of school-based interventions on body composition of grade-4 children from lower socioeconomic communities in Gqeberha, South Africa

South 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 in…