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Sunday Olawale Onagbiye

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Dr. Sunday Olawale Onagbiye is a Human Movement Scientist and Senior Post-Doctoral Research Fellow/Senior Lecturer/Departmental research coordinator at the University of the Western Cape (UWC), Cape Town, South Africa. He obtained his Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) Honours in Physical and Health Education, Master of Arts (MA) in Physical Education with Exercise Physiology option) at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria, and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Human Movement Science at the North-West University, Potchefstroom Campus, South Africa. He also obtained a Certificate in Prevention Strategies for Non-Communicable Diseases at the University of Oxford (United Kingdom). Dr. Sunday is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), The Cochrane Collaboration, South African Sports Medicine Association (SASMA), and Public Health Association of South Africa (PHASA). He is a member of Future Leader/ Volunteer (FLV) and The Foundation for Global Community Health (GCH). He is a visiting fellow at the Faculty of Medicine & Life Sciences SMRG – Sports Medicine Research Group, Hasselt University, Belgium. He is also a specialist reviewer for both local and international journals. Dr. Sunday’s research interest focused on physical activity intervention on risks factor for non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and health promotion, Sports performance, health-related quality of life, cardio-metabolic health, energy expenditure, obesity, health risks behaviour, mental & musculoskeletal health, PA and climate change, and immigrant health. His research findings have been presented at both national and international conferences. He has supervised masters and honours students and has a strong interest in health promotion & wellbeing and how global citizen’s health can improve.

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