Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa
She is an Associate Professor in Department of Sport, Rehabilitation and Dental Sciences at the Tshwane University of Technology in Pretoria, Gauteng, where she has been a faculty member since 1999. Yvonne has completed her PhD at the University of Pretoria which focuses on the discipline of Biokinetics and Sport Science, and her undergraduate was completed at University of Durban Westville in Kwa-Zulu Natal (Currently called University of Kwa-Zulu Natal). Her research interest lies in the area of Diabetes Mellitus and in particular the Efficacy of Exercise as a modality of treatment for Diabetes Mellitus. She works in research areas related to Diabetes Mellitus and uses exercise as the treatment modality as the core treatment. She has published numerous articles in the area pertaining to health and wellness She is also a registered Biokineticist, a profession that uses exercise as a core modality as a final phase rehabilitation. Yvonne is currently one of the Directors on the South African Biokinetics Board for National and International relations, she has served on national and international scientific committees, has chaired national and international conferences. She has been invited to speak as keynote speakers at national and international conferences. She has published many articles in accredited journals and a chapter for a book. She has continuous interests in researching on exercise and the various topics related to Diabetes mellitus. Her research has also spanned into other areas related to health and wellness and rehabilitation. Yvonne is currently the Head of Department of Sport, Rehabilitating and Dental Sciences at the Tshwane University of Technology, Gauteng, South Africa and is involved in lecturing pathophysiology and Chronic Diseases for the Biokinetics students. Yvonne Paul was born in a rural valley called Glendale in Kwa-Zulu Natal, North of Durban.