Presenter Bio

Ms Kim Buchholtz

Kim Buchholtz submitted her PhD in Exercise Science at the University of Cape Town in 2020. Her study investigated the role of balance and agility in mountain bikers. Kim is currently a lecturer in musculoskeletal physiotherapy at LUNEX University in Luxembourg, having previously worked at the University of Cape Town. She graduated with a BSc Physiotherapy in 2005 at UCT, and graduated with her MPhil Sports Physiotherapy from UCT in 2013. She has worked in an outpatient setting since graduating, before joining UCT as a part-time lecturer in 2016. She has supervised multiple MSc in Exercise and Sports Physiotherapy students.

Kim has traveled as head Physiotherapist of the Australian Blind Cricket team to the Blind Cricket World Cups held in Cape Town (2014), India (2017) and the UAE (2018). She has a particular interest in injury epidemiology and in the factors affecting injury in sport. She was recognised in 2018 as one of the Mail and Guardian’s 200 Young South Africans in the Health category.