Athletes and coaches should factor in the “body clock” when measuring performance at different times of the day
Up until now, research-based evidence suggests that humans have a “sweet spot” for physical performance in the later afternoon, or even evening. This is driven by our “body clock” which determines the time of day we prefer to wake up, eat, remember...
Social Responsiveness
The Division of Exercise Science and Sports Medicine hosted the 2015 Department of Human Biology Learnership Open Day. 60 learners from Belgravia High, Curro schools and the SSISA Job Shadow Programme participated on 7 October, 2015.
Bone Boxes
Bone samples provide a rich source to study variation in anatomical features
Stroke Rehabilitation
reScribe is a robotic hand exoskeleton developed as a rehabilitation tool for stroke patients to improve fine motor skills through task oriented handwriting therapy
Teaching students in UCT's anatomy laboratory in the Department of Human Biology is intregral to the training of tomorrow's doctors and health professionals. A vital part of the education in anatomy forms the Body Donor Programme.
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Saturday, 24 June 2017
CANSA Shavathon at UCT Medical School

Come and support the CANSA Shavathon at UCT Faculty of Health Sciences Main Courtyard on Friday 17 March 2017 9h30-16h30.

Publication Date:
Friday, March 10, 2017 - 17:00
Celebrating International Day of Women and Girls in Science

The women scientists and engineers of the Mechanobiology Lab celebrate the International Day of Women and Girls in Science on 11 February 2017.

Publication Date:
Saturday, February 11, 2017 - 19:00
Congratulations to all HUB Graduates

Congratulation to all postgraduate students from hte Department of Human Biology who received their degrees during UCT's graduation ceremony on 20 December 2016.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, December 21, 2016 - 10:30
Faculty’s Best Publication Awards Ceremony

The Faculty of Health Sciences recently honoured Dr Jade Peres, Nicole Ellman and Dr David Hume of the Department of Human Biology with the annual Young Investigator’s Best Publication Award.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 18:00