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  • Results from South Africa's 2016 report card on physical activity for children and youth 

    Uys, Monika; Bassett, Susan; Draper, Catherine E.; Micklesfield, Lisa; Monyeki, Andries; De Villiers, Anniza; Lambert, Estelle V. (Human Kinetics Publishers Inc., 2016)
    Background: We present results of the 2016 Healthy Active Kids South Africa (HAKSA) Report Card on the current status of physical activity (PA) and nutrition in South African youth. The context in which we interpret the ...
  • Socio-cultural, environmental and behavioural determinants of obesity in black South African women 

    Micklesfield, Lisa K.; Lambert, Estelle V.; Puoane, Thandi; Hume, David J.; Chantler, Sarah; Pienaar, Paula R.; Dickie, Kasha; Goedecke, Julia H. (Clinics Cardive Publishing (Pty) Ltd, 2013)
    South Africa (SA) is undergoing a rapid epidemiological transition and has the highest prevalence of obesity in sub- Saharan Africa (SSA), with black women being the most affected (obesity prevalence 31.8%). Although ...
  • Urban poverty in Cape Town 

    de Swardt, Cobus; Puoane, Thandi; Chopra, Mickey; du Toit, Andries (Sage Publications, 2005)
    This paper describes key findings of a household livelihood survey conducted in impoverished African settlements in Cape Town, one of Africa’s wealthiest cities. Poverty in these areas is strongly shaped by the history ...