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Professor Seyi Ladele Amosun

Job Title:  Senior Lecturer                                                                                                                         

Past Head, Head Shared Learning (for undergraduate programmes in Audiology, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Speech and Language Pathology), Department of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

Past Head, Department of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

Past Head, Division of Physiotherapy


BSc Physiotherapy

PhD Physiotherapy

PG Dip Health Professional Education


Engagement in undergraduate physiotherapy education in Africa through (a) involvement in curriculum development and/or review (Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe), and (b) capacity development of academic staff.

Engagement in development of multi-disciplinary undergraduate modules in rehabilitation sciences education

Process of conceptualization in addressing a research problem

Teaching areas

Undergraduate level – Physiotherapy: Ethics of Patient Care; Ethics in the workplace; Care of Older Persons; Disability in Context (multidisciplinary modules); Postgraduate level - Introductory Research Methods (Quantitative); Supervision of doctoral and masters' theses

Research interests

Disability in life course - Prevention and Wellness; Widening access into rehabilitation sciences education



Tel: +27 21 406 6992

Email: Seyi Amosun


Selected publications

De Grass D, Manie S, Amosun SL (2015). Effectiveness of a home-based pulmonary rehabilitation in pulmonary function and Health Related Quality of Life for patients with Pulmonary Tuberculosis: A pilot study. African Health Sciences Journal, 14(4): 866-872

Abiona T, Balogun J, Yohannes E, Adefuye A, Yakut Y, Amosun SL, Frantz J (2014) HIV/AIDS knowledge, perception of knowledge and sources of information among university students in USA, Turkey, South Africa and Nigeria. Health Education Journal published online; DOI: 10.1177/0017896914550943

Chinguo D, Duncan M, Amosun SL (2013) A Comparison of quality of life for people with leprosy-related residual impairment and disability in the Southern Region of Malawi. Leprosy Review Journal, 84:292-301

Amosun SL (2013) The process of enhancing a geriatric module in undergraduate physiotherapy education in South Africa – Perceived attitudes towards ageing among community-dwelling elderly persons in Cape Town. South African Journal of Physiotherapy, 70(1): 26-31

Amosun SL, Kambalametore S, Maart S, Ferguson G (2013) Undergraduate physiotherapy education in Malawi - The views of students on disability. Malawi Medical Journal, 25(2); 40-44

Amosun SL, Nyante GG, Wiredu EK. (2013) Perceived and experienced restrictions in participation and autonomy among adult survivors of stroke in Ghana. African Health Sciences Journal, 13(1):24-31

Amosun SL, Hartman N, van Rensburg V, Duncan M, Badenhorst E. (2012) Processes in widening access to undergraduate Allied Health Sciences education in South Africa. African Journal of Health Professions Education, 4(1):34-39

Amosun SL, Maart S, Ferguson G, Manie S. (2012) Widening access in physiotherapy program in South Africa - pointers from students' records. South African Journal of Physiotherapy, 68(2):38-44

Mweshi MM, Amosun SL, Ngoma MS, Nkandu EM. (2011) Managing children with spina bifida in sub-Saharan Africa: the Zambian experience? Medical Journal of Zambia, 38(1):13-2