FMHS Sport Science
Welcome to Stellenbosch University

Department of Sport Science​

Welcome to the Sport Science Department
Our mission is to lead students to excellence in their field by providing them with high quality teaching and research. We endeavour to provide course content, research and services to South African communities by using physical assets and human resources optimally to the advantage of the department, the University and the community.
Our research is focused on:

  • Biokinetics
  • Sport performance enhancement
  • Movement literacy
  • Health and fitness industry
  • Sport history
  • Sport for persons with disabilities​

The mission of the Department of Sport Science is to:

  • lead students to excellence to become leaders in their field by providing them with high quality teaching and research.
  • provide course content, research and community service that focus on market-related needs and serve the broader South African community.
  • utilise the physical assets and human resources optimally to the advantage of the Department, University and community.