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Chetty Vanessa


Phone: 031 260 8833

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Teaching Administration

Mrs Pam Singh


Tel: 0312608977


Clinical Administration

Mrs Predeshni Govender


Tel: 0312608966

Mr Saul Cobbing


Mr Saul Cobbing






+27 (0)31 260 8147




Research Interests

Rehabilitation for people living with HIV and disability, orthopaedic and sports physiotherapy

 Disignation  Lecturer  
 Biosketch Mr Saul Cobbing is a qualified physiotherapist (Oxford Brookes University, UK) and biokintecist (UCT). He has worked at the Sports Science Institute of South Africa, in the United Kingdom and at Albert Luthuli Hospital in Durban. He joined the Department of Physiotherapy at UKZN in 2010, where his research interests include rehabilitation for people living with HIV and disability, as well as orthopaedic and sports physiotherapy. He was the first individual to graduate from an online Master of Health Sciences Programme, offered at UKZN, and was nominated for UKZN’s Distinguished Teacher Award in 2013. He is currently registered for his PhD, which aims to develop and assess a community rehabilitation intervention for people living with HIV.
 List of Publications  Cobbing S, Chetty V, Hanass-Hancock J, Jelsma J, Myezwa H and Nixon S (2013). Position Paper: The essential role of physiotherapists providing rehabilitation to people living with HIV in South Africa. South African Journal of Physiotherapy, 69 (1), pp. 22-25.


Chetty V, Cobbing S, Govender K, Jagot S, Naipal S, Ziyad M and Severaj N (2013). Balance in the elderly living at old peoples’ homes in Ethekwini, South Africa. African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance, 19 (3), pp. 587-595.


Cobbing S, Hanass-Hancock J, Deane M (2014). Physiotherapy Rehabilitation in the Context of HIV and Disability in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.Disability and Rehabilitation, Jan (2).


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