Kotsedi Daniel Monyeki

University of Limpopo

Kotsedi Daniel Monyeki, MA, MPH, Ph.D., is a full professor in the Department of Physiology and Environmental Health, University of Limpopo, South Africa. In 2020, he was rated as a South African National Research Foundation C2 researcher. He has a background in kinesiology and physical education (human movement science). He received an MPH from the University of Cape Town, South Africa. His research interests are in non-communicable diseases, physical activity, and epidemiology. He has been the principal investigator of the Ellisras Longitudinal Study (ELS) since 1996, which inaugurated a biannual international conference in 2017. The ELS project plays a pivotal role in creating awareness of chronic diseases and prevention among members of local communities. Dr. Monyeki is an editorial board member for the Journal of Human Hypertension. He has authored and published eight book chapters, three technical reports, and 135 peer-reviewed journal articles. He has presented 131 research papers at national and international conferences. He has supervised and co-supervised graduates and postgraduates at the University of Limpopo and Amsterdam Medical University Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

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