Biokineticist, Lecturer and Researcher, Cape Peninsula University of Technology

Habib Noorbhai is a Lecturer, Researcher, Biokineticist, Motivational Speaker, and Humanitarian.

The lessons learned from playing sport gave him the motivation to further his studies in the sport and health industry. Habib completed his Bachelor’s degree in Sport Psychology at the University of Johannesburg and Honours degree in Biokinetics at the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal. He completed his Masters Degree (MPhil) in Biokinetics at the University of Cape Town’s Division of Exercise Science and Sports Medicine and is currently doing his PhD at the same Division.

Cricket, injury prevention, biomechanics, nutrition, sports medicine and applied physical activity research is a passion of his. To date, he has a few publications in peer-reviewed academic journals and has presented papers at local and international conferences relating to cricket, sports injuries, physical activity, nutrition, exercise medicine and functional rehabilitation. He has lectured at prestige institutions such as the University of Cape Town, eta (Exercise Teachers Academy) and FIT International Training Academy. Currently, he works as a Lecturer and Researcher at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology. He also voluntarily commits as a fitness expert on Health24.

In 2013, he was among South Africa's 100 brightest young minds and in 2015, was nominated in South Africa's Mail and Guardian Top 200 Young South Africans.


  • –present
    Biokineticist, lecturer and researcher, Cape Peninsula University of Technology


  • 2014 
    University of Cape Town, MPhil Biokinetics