Featured Programmes

SSISA offers a range of Programmes to fit your needs

Enhancing Lives Through Science  

We’re very passionate about what we do at the SSISA and are passionate about realising our mission statement. From the interns and students to the heads of departments and CEO we are all strongly unified in our efforts to conduct world class research and provide best-practice services that make a difference not only to many South African’s health and well-being but have a global impact too .

Specialised Health Services

Our Specialised health service providers are here for you
  • Sports Medicine
    Drs Jason Suter, Jeroen Swart and Leigh Gordon, are proud to...
  • Dietetics
    Shelly Meltzer & Associates offer a complete package of diet...
  • Biokinetics
    Whether you are suffering from a chronic disease or are a to...

Social Investment

The Sports Science Institute of South Africa strives to optimise the health and sporting performance of all South Africans. Our Social Investment unit aims to utilise company resources, the power of sport and our intellectual property to benefit and uplift communities. We are currently involved in five projects that positively impact the youth, our teachers and elders of the community; as well as those that guide and nurture rising talent.

SSISA in the media and our Blog

Read our Blog for interesting articles and updates and read articles about us in the media

Our Top Activities to Keep Kids Active This Easter

The Easter holidays are soon upon us, and parents may be wondering how to keep the kids moving when chocolate and hot cross buns are in abundance. The Sports Science Institute of South Africa's kids activity expert, Dr Cath Draper, gives us some useful tips to keep...

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FAQ: What’s the Best Way to Tackle Running Downhill?

Many runners make the mistake of either running downhill with complete abandon i.e. much too fast, which causes severe muscle soreness later, or they’re so careful that they’re constantly braking, which fatigues the quadriceps (front thigh) muscles. The key to...

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Are Our School Children Sleep Deprived?

Since sleep habits are often established in childhood, there is good reason to understand the sleep of children and teens. In South Africa, there is currently no objectively measured sleep data for children. To help fill this gap in the...

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