COE: Timothy Makubuya
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Timothy Mikando Makubuya's primary research focuses on promoting wholeness, physical activity, health literacy, and teacher or coach education. He has expertise in physical activity (and its competitive form— sport), psychosocial wellbeing, and the intersections with health risk behaviors. Dr. Makubuya teaches a number of courses including, psychological aspects of physical education, seminar in exercise science, and adult exercise leadership.

Dr. Makubuya is a former Ugandan National distance athlete and also a former U.S. National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) National Championship qualifier in the Men's Marathon. Dr. Makubuya currently serves as the Director of the Center for Sports Research in Uganda.

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Most Recent Books

Makubuya, T. (Ed.) (2021). Healing Power of Leadership: Lessons from the Coronavirus Lockdown. (1st ed). Kendall Hunt Publishing Company.

Makubuya, T. (2020). Move: Developing Healthy Bodies and Minds for Children in Uganda. G.W. Publishing Company.

Most Recent Articles

Kerkhoff, S., & Makubuya, T. (2021). Professional Development on Digital Literacy and Transformative Teaching in a Low Income Country: A Case Study of Rural Kenya. Reading & Research Quarterly, 0(0), 1-19, doi:10.1002/rrq.392

Lubega, S.K., Makubuya, T., Muwonge, H., Lambert, M. (2021). A Descriptive Prospective Study of Sports Medicine Practices for Athletes in Uganda. Afri Health Sci, 21(2), 826-834.

Makubuya, T., Kell, Y., Maro, C., & Wang, Z. (2020). Campus Wellness Facility, Student Contentment and Health. Recreational Sports Journal, 44(1) 60-66.

Okumu, M., Kim, Y., Sanders, J., Makubuya, T., Small, E., & Hong, J.S. (2020). Gender-Specific Pathways among Face-to-Face and Cyber Bullying Victimization, Depressive Symptoms, and Academic Performance among U.S. Adolescents. Child Indicators Research,13, 2205–2223

Kim, Y., Sanders, J.E., Makubuya, T., & Yu, M. (2020). Risk Factors of Academic Performance: School Violence, School Safety Concerns, and Depression by Gender, Child and Youth Care Forum, 49, 725–742

Most Recent Abstracts

Wang, Z., & Makubuya, T. (2021). Sports Public Services and the Health of the Aging Population in China. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sports, 92 (1), A96 

Makubuya, T., Lubega, S.K., Kalibbala, L. (2020). Pre-participation Evaluations And The Relative Risk Of Injuries In Ugandan Sports, Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 52 (7S), 423-424 doi: 10.1249/01.mss.0000678472.89037.a7