Full name: Dr Sam Chenjerai Mugandani
Designation: Senior Lecturer

Qualifications: Teachers Cert (Phys.Ed) (Umtali), Cert Ed (Phys.Ed) (UZ), BEd (Biology)(UZ), MEd (Teacher Education) (UZ), MSc (Sport Science) (Nust),PhD (Sport Science) (Unizulu)
Email address: sam.mugandani@univen.ac.za
Office No: office 03- Sports Hall


Dr Sam Chenjerai Mugandani is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Biokinetics, Recreation and Sport Science. He has worked for over thirty years in the higher education sector. He specialises in Sport and Exercise Science and has published considerably in peer-reviewed and accredited journals. His recent publications are: (1) Mathunjwa, M., Djarova-Daniels, T., Shaw, I. Mugandani, S. and Shaw, B. (2020). Short duration high-intensity interval taekwondo training substantially improves body composition and physical fitness in previously trained individuals: a proof-of-concept study. Archives of Bubo – Science of Martial Arts, 16, 221-226. (2) Mugandani, S. C. (2019). Athletic performance-enhancing ACE, ACTN3, AMPD1 genetic markers, fitness characteristics, C-reactive protein and uric acid of Cricket, Netball, Rugby and Soccer players: A review. Journal of Applied Sports Sciences,1:131-149. doi: 10.37393/jass.2019.01.13. (3) Mugandani, S. & Djarova-Daniels, T. (2017). Difference in the distribution of selected blood variables among athletes during a competition period. Journal of Applied Sports Sciences, 2: 65-69. doi: 10.37393/jass.2017.02.7.  He has supervised many Honours students. Dr SC Mugandani is a member of the following committees in the Faculty of Health Sciences:  Research and Publications committee, Faculty Higher Degrees Committee, Faculty Examination committee and Faculty representative on the Joint committees of the senate.

Links to other profiles:

Google Scholar: https://Scholar.google.co.za

Research gate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Sam-Mugandani-3

Orcid: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0588-6360

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam-chenjerai-mugandani-a9a65a59

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