Professor Elmarie Terblanche

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Elmarie Terblanche was born in Cape Town and completed her high school education in Johannesburg before returning to Stellenbosch in 1983 as a first year student in Physical Education. In 1991 she was appointed lecturer in the Division of Medical Physiology at the Faculty of Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University. In 1996 she received her PhD in Medical Physiology. In 2004 she was appointed associate professor in the Department of Sport Science and she was promoted to professor in 2008. Since 2006 she is the chairperson of the Department of Sport Science. She has an interest in research of a practical nature and she addresses questions that are of relevance to athletes at all levels. Elmarie publishes in national and international accredited scientific journals and she currently holds a C3 rating from the National Research Foundation.

It’s never too early or too late to adopt healthier eating habits. Here’s some simple, effective advice on the top 5 healthy eating habits to adopt, written by Professor Elmarie Terblanche, a sports scientist and chairperson of the Department of Sports Science at the University of Stellenbosch. Eating habit #1:

It’s human nature to want to believe there’s a quick fix for most things, especially when it comes to diet and exercise. Here Professor Elmarie Terblanche, sports scientist and chairperson of the Department of Sport Science at the University of Stellenbosch, shares some exercise related drivel you should never believe.