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

Fitness Devices – Do Kids Need Them?

Wearable fitness technology has become a billion dollar industry around the world. I’m sure you have heard of, considered buying, or already have a Fitbit, Garmin, TomTom or Apple Watch - or maybe you keep track of your daily steps on your smartphone? While various...

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Is Poor Sleep Linked To Elevated Blood Pressure?

Several studies have shown that regularly sleeping for less than 6 hours increases your risk for hypertension (high blood pressure), and that sleeping between 7 to 9 hours appears to be the best amount for maintaining a healthy blood pressure profile. In this article,...

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When Is The Best Time To Exercise For Better Sleep?

Many people are unsure when the best time is to exercise for better sleep. We caught up with our sleep science expert, Dr Dale Rae, about the effect of exercise on sleep, and when the best time to work out is. When is the best time to exercise for better sleep? The...

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The Importance of Play for Children

Can you remember you and your siblings being left for hours to keep yourselves busy after school, on the weekend and during the school holidays? Maybe exploring in the garden, building forts under the dining room table, or playing ‘shop shop’ and ‘hospital’ with your...

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