SPORTS AND RECREATIONS
Mulungushi University is committed to providing sports and recreation so as to develop students and staff regardless of age, gender and physical disability into physically and mentally healthy human beings.
A “healthy mind in a healthy body” is paramount to pursuing the frontiers of knowledge at Mulungushi University
The office is manned by a trained, qualified, skilled sports and recreations officer whose main purpose is to plan, organize and co-ordinate sporting and recreation activities within and outside the University for students and staff.
The sports and recreations officer makes contact with the outside community on cultural activities to promote culture
The sports and recreations officer identifies and develops talent among students and staff in order to bring up sportsmen and women of higher standards
We offer the following activities;
- Soccer - Badminton - Tennis - Netball
- Judo - Athletics - Basketball - Table tennis
- flexibility exercises - Judo - Walking for healthy - Chess
There are also various cultural activities for recreational and academic purposes. These include debates, Annual Miss Mulungushi Beauty Pageants and drama.
Benefits of taking part in sports and physical activity;
Improve personal well being thus extends life expectancy as risks of dying early from non-communicable diseases like heart diseases, diabetes, cancer, diabetes, blood lipids, hypertension etc are reduced.
Provide health alternatives to harmful actions such as drug abuse, crime involvements, use of alcohol and tobacco.
Sport also brings about teamwork, autonomy and self regulation at both cognitive and motivational levels.
It brings about character formation and consolidation of ethical values, based on the respect for others, fair play and truth
Acknowledgement of cultural diversity and the appreciation of intercultural contract.
Sport is an exercise based medicine found on scientific research that improves health
We take part in the following competitions
Zambia Higher Institution Sports Association (ZHISA) organized activities tournaments
Confederation of Universities and Colleges Sports Association (CUCCSA) games
Zambia universities Sports Association (ZUSA) games 4. World University games organized by the International Federation of Sports Association (FISU)
We are also in the process of building a modern sports and recreation centre
“ALL WORK AND NO PLAY MAKES JACK A DULL BOY”