Community Interaction in the Department of Sport Science resides mostly in Type 2 and Type 4 categories (see Tables 1 & 2). Students are mostly involved in Type 2 activities, where teaching and learning is combined with practical applications. The community partners include MatieSport, community sport clubs, individual clients, non-profit organizations, schools & the Western Cape Education Department.
Staff is mostly involved in Type 4 activities where they volunteer their time in their areas of expertise. These include, among other, team or club management, sport science services, coaching, administrative duties, mentoring and leadership.