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Dr Glynis Longhurst

Research Leader and Principal Academic Staff Member


  • BA (Psychology and Human Movement)  HED 
  • PhD(Sport Science)

Work Experience

  • 2007 to 2011 Head of Department, Senior Lecturer and Community Research Project Leader , University of Zululand. KZN, South Africa.
  • 1997-2006 Lecturer, University of Zululand ,KZN South Africa
  • 1992-1996 Physical Education Teacher. KwaZamakuhle School for the physically disabled, Escourt. KZN South Africa
  • 1979-1989 Company Sergeant Major and Physical Training Instructor. SA Army Women’s College, George, South Africa.

Areas of Specialisation

  • Adapted Physical Activity
  • Motor Learning

Professional Affiliations

  • International Council for Physical Activity and Fitness Research (Board member)
  • International Federation for Adapted Physical Activity
  • South African Professional Institute of Kinderkinetics