COE: Timothy Makubuya
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Dr. Timothy Makubuya earned a BA in Environmental Management (Makerere University Kampala), a BS in Sports Medicine (Missouri Baptist University), a MS in Sport Management (Missouri Baptist University), and a Ph.D. in Teaching and Learning Processes (University of Missouri- St. Louis). He currently teaches in areas of Health, Physical Education and Exercise Science. Dr. Makubuya's research areas include Physical Activity (and its competitive form— Sport), Psychosocial Wellbeing, and the intersections with Health Risk Behaviors. He 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 is currently the Director for the Center for Sports Research in Uganda.

Most Recent Publications

Lubega, S. K., Makubuya, T., Muwonge, H., Lambert, M. (In-Press). A descriptive prospective study of sports medicine practices for athletes in Uganda. African Health Sciences

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 

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

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

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,