School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences

PhD opportunities

Tarryn Steenekamp

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PhD student

Profile:

Tarryn completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Cape Town in 2012. During this time she spent six months on an international exchange at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia. Upon completing her undergraduate studies, Tarryn went on to work as the Media and PR Manager for the Golden Lions – one of South Africa’s most successful rugby unions. In 2015, Tarryn received a scholarship to complete her MSc in Sport & Exercise Psychology at Brunel University London. She achieved a distinction for her degree and received an A+ for her dissertation.  

Research: 

Title: Delivering positive health outcomes for young people in disadvantaged communities: performance management within non-profit sports organisations 

Keywords for Discipline and Research Area:   

Non-profit sport, sport psychology, sport management, health