Mr. Eberhard Munetsi Tapera is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Sports Science and Coaching at the National University of Science and Technology, Zimbabwe. He obtained a Bachelor in Teacher Education Degree, with a specialization in Physical Education from the University of Zimbabwe. He also obtained a Master of Philosophy in Sports Science and Coaching from the National University of Science and Technology in Zimbabwe. His thesis for the Master of Philosophy was on the “Biomechanical analysis of the jump shot in Zimbabwe male league basketball players”. He is currently enrolled for Ph.D. studies with the National University of Science and Technology on the topic “The efficacy of using indigenous traditional games as a training modality for modern sports”. He is a member of the South African Sports Medicine Association, Biomechanics South Africa, American College of Sports Medicine, and Zimbabwe Physical Education and Sports Teachers Association.
Mr. Eberhard Munetsi Tapera is interested in researching Physical Education, Sports and Physical Education Pedagogy, Sports Biomechanics, Sports Injuries, Testing for fitness in sportspersons, Indigenous Traditional Games, and Dances. His current research is on Indigenous traditional Games and Dances, and their use in teaching Physical Education and Sports, and in improving the health and economies of local communities.