Dr. Monday Omoniyi MOSES is an Associate Professor of Sports and Exercise Physiology. He was appointed a Lecturer in the Department of Physiotherapy and Sports Science, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in 2013. He was promoted to the rank of Senior Lecturer (August 1, 2017) and had been Head of Department from 2018 to date. His research interest is on the effects of conventional and indigenous physical activities (PAs), exercise regimes, and sports participation on health, wellness, fitness, and athletic performance in both the athletic and non-athletic population using standardized assessment tools.
He had supervised over seventy students at undergraduate, five at master levels and currently supervising three PhD in the various areas of my research interest. He had published remarkably and attended conferences and workshops to advance the effects of conventional and indigenous PAs, exercise regimes, and sports participation on the health indices and outcomes in male soccer players, female athletes, non-athletes, volleyball players and basketball players. His efforts reiterate the need for long term pre-tournament training (minimum of two years) preparation before competition, and established the physiological, anthropometric and motor performance of non-athletes: children, adolescents, women and aged with the aim of meeting the World Health Organization and American College of Sports Medicine standards in PAs, nutrition, and quality of life through PAs counseling by the healthcare providers.
To enhance acceptability of exercise as therapeutic intervention especially during COVID era, the efficacy of an indigenous physical activity (ampe) and other One-health approaches, he conducted studies on the effect of dog-walking exercise programme on the quality of life of the elderly; and aerobic endurance of obese adolescents.
He had served in various capacities including External Assessor (Senior Lecturer) for Promotion in University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR), Sunyani; External Examiner (PhD Candidates) in University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana; and MPhil Candidates in University of Education, Winneba, Ghana. Member of professional bodies: Ghana Association of Sports and Exercise Medical Sciences, Asian Exercise & Sport Science Association (AESA), Society of Exercise Physiology (ASEP), American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), International Society for Development and Sustainability, University Teachers’ Association of Ghana, International Council for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sports and Dance (ICHPER-SD), Nigeria Association for Physical, Health education, Recreation, Sports and Dance (NAPHER-SD), Nigeria Association of Sports Science and Medicine (NASSM), and Emergency, Crisis, Disaster, Safety, Environmental and Risk Management Institute. He has been involved in various stakeholders’ engagement workshops which include Science Gateway for Physical Activity Modelling in Ghana, and Drowning Research in Ghana.
Editorial Board Member of International Journal of Multi-Disciplinary in Educational Research and Development -IJMERD. Reviewer: Clinical Interventions in Aging, Asian Journal of Cardiology Research, and Research Journal of Food Science and Nutrition.