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Name

Dr. Pauline Kelly Ekuri

Department

Human Kinetics and Health Education

Designation

Associate Professor

Email

[email protected]


About Dr. Pauline Kelly Ekuri

Dr. (Mrs) Pauline Ekuri joined the services of the University of Calabar in 1996 as Lecturer II in the Distance learning unit of the Institute of Education. She was transferred to the then Department of Physical Education (now Department of Human Kinetics and Health Education) in 2010. She rose through the ranks and was promoted Associated Professor in Sports Administration in 2017. She holds a Diploma and B.Sc. degree in Physical Education obtained from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria in 1984 and 1986 respectively. University of Ibadan awarded her M.Sc. and PhD degrees in Organization and Administration of Sports and Physical Education in 1991 and 1995 respectively. Her main area of specialization is sport administration. Since joining the University, she has been teaching, researching and contributing to the growth of the University. Dr Pauline Ekuri has published over twenty academic journal articles spread across both local and international journals. She has successfully supervised and co-supervised over ten graduate students. Dr Ekuri has attended and presented papers in several local and international conferences in her area of specialization. She served as Head of Department of Human Kinetics and Health Education (2014 – 2015) and Acting Head of Department of Extension and Distance Learning in Institute of Education (2006 – 2008). In addition, she has been serving the University as Director of Sport (2016 till date) and has also served as member of the Nigeria University Games Association Accreditation Team. Dr Ekuri is a member of many professional bodies including Nigeria Association of Physical and Health Recreation and Nigerian Women in Sports. Dr Pauline Ekuri is married with children.


S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
First School Leaving CertificateSt Gregory School, Agbikim, Etung Local Government Area, Cross River State19701974
WASCEzzikwo High School, Ezza, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, Nigeria19751979
Teachers Grade II CertificateTeachers Training College, ikom, Cross River State, Nigeria19811982
Diploma in Physical and Health EducationB.Sc.(Ed) Physical and Health Education 19841986
B.Sc.(Ed) Physical and Health EducationAhmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria 19861988
M.Ed. Physical Education (Administration and Organisation of Physical Education and Sports)University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria19911991
PhD. Physical Education (Administration and Organisation of Physical Education and Sports)University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria19931995

S/N Publication
Ekuri, P. E., & Anndotan, M. A. (2019). Sports Elementals and Value added Factors in Promotion of Football in Cross River State, Nigeria. Journal of the Social Sciences, 14(11), 375-383
Ekuri, P. E. (2018). Influence of Selected Administrative Indices on the Sports Performance on National Sports Festivals in Cross River State, Nigeria. IOSR Journal of Sports and Physical Education, 5(3), 41-46.
Ekuri, P. E. (2018). Factors influencing high Sports Performance among Cross River State Athletes at National Sports Festivals. IOSR Journal of Sports and Physical Education, 5(3), 36-40.
Ekuri, P. E. (2018). Qualified coaches as a requisite for enhanced sports performance of Cross River State at National Sports Festival. Journal of Public Administration and Governance, 8(2), 38 – 47
Ekuri, P. E. (2018). Standard facilities and equipment as determinants of high sports performance of Cross River State at National Sports Festival. Journal of Public Administration and Governance, 8(2), 48 – 61.
Ekuri, P. E. (2018). Influence of selected administrative indices on the sports performance of athletes at National Sports Festival in Nigeria. IOSR Journal of Sports and Physical Education (IOSR_JSPE), 5(3), 59 – 65.
Ekuri, P. E. (2018). Procurators Influencing High Sports Performance Among Cross River State Athletes at National Sports Festivals in Nigeria. IOSR Journal of Sports and Physical Education, 5(3), 59-65
Ekuri, P. E., & Akameze, J. (2016). Colleges of education human kinetics and health education teachers’ preparedness and envisaged challenges of e-learning for curriculum delivery in South-South, Nigeria. Computing and Information Systems Journal, 20(3), 39 – 49.
Ekuri, P. K. & Saba, I. A. (2016). The role of sports in national integration. Journal of Nigeria Association for Physical Health Education, Recreation, Sports and Dance (JONAPHER-SD), 5(1), 200 - 220.
Ekuri, P., & Sanusi, M. (2016). Influence of selected administrative variables on the performance of athletes in Calabar Metropolis, Cross River State, Nigeria. Journal of Nigeria Association for Physical Health Education, Recreation, Sports and Dance (JONAPHER-SD), 5(2), 56 – 73.
Ogabor, J. O., & Ekuri, P. (2016). Comparative analysis of cardiovascular endurance of physical education students of Federal College of Education Obudu and Cross River State College of Education Akamkpa, Nigeria. Education for Today. Journal of Faculty of Education University of Calabar, 12(2), 1 – 4.
Sunday, A. A., O’Neill, C. B., & Ekuri, P. K. (2015). Plasticity of the central nervous system after injury: Analogous theory of re-construction. Ilorin Journal of Education, 34, 21 –30
Odok, E. A., Ekuri, P. K., & Edim, M. E. (2014). Healthful school environment: A Panacea for school goals achievement in developing countries. IMPACT: International Journal of Research in Humanities, Arts and Literature, 2(5), 141 – 146.
Edim, M. E., Ekuri, P. K., & Odok, E. A. (2014). Effect of agility and strength on academic achievements of secondary school students in physical education in Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria. International Journal of Capacity Building in Education and Management, 2(2), 1 – 6.
Edim, M. E., & Ekuri, P. E. (2014). Relevance of physical activity in the treatment and prevention of mild and severe mental health problems. Studies in Sociology of Science, 5(2) 135-137.
Ekuri, P., & Edim, M. E. (2014). Combative sports as an anodyne for weight control, fitness and wellbeing of individuals in the South-South Zone of Nigeria. Asian Academic Research Journal of Multidisciplinary, 1(17), 23 – 35.
Ekuri, P. K., Edim, M. E., & Odok, E. A. (2014). Predictive variables influencing students participation in combative sports in Nigeria. International Journal of Secondary Education, 2(3), 48 – 51
Ekuri, P. K. (2014). Factors influencing youths participation in combative sports in Cross River State, Nigeria. Asian Academic Research Journal of Multidisciplinary, 23(1), 98 – 106
Ekuri, P. K., Asuquo, E. F., & Edim, M. E. (2014). Contraceptives awareness, attitude, practice and relevance among adolescents in selected secondary schools in Akpabuyo, South East Nigeria. Research Journal in Organizational Psychology and Educational Studies, 3(5), 341- 345.
Ekuri, P. E., Okou, F. T., & Ofem, E. O. (2014). Ageing and the participation of women in sporting activities in Calabar Metropolis. Journal Nigeria Association for Physical, Health Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance (JONAPHER-SD), 4(1), 132 – 147.
Sunday, A. A., Umoinyang, I. E., & Ekuri, P. K. (2014). Exercise in heat: Responses and limitations of the body. Ilorin Journal of Education (IJE), 33, 13 – 24.
Odok, E. A., Edim, M. E., & Ekuri, P. E. (2013). Effect of motor skills and flexibility on psychomotor achievement of secondary school students in physical education in Calabar Municipality of Cross River State, Nigeria. Asian Journal of Education and E-Learning, 1(5), 294-299
Ekuri, P. K., Edim, M. E., Sunday, A. A., & Odok, E. A. (2013). Development of self defence skill as a factor influencing people’s participation in combative sports (Judo and Taekwondo) in Nigeria. Journal of International Academic Research for Multidisciplinary, 11(1), 424 – 431.
Edim, M. E., Umoinyinyang, I. E., & Ekuri, P. E. (2013). Multi-dimensional influence of sports: A panacea in basic and lifelong education. International Journal of Research in Basic and Lifelong Education, 3(1 & 2), 112 – 118.
Edim, M. E., Ekuri, P. E., & Odok, E. A. (2012). Female genital mutilation and early marriage: A violent on the health of the girl-child in Boki Local Government Area of Cross River State, Nigeria. Studies in Sociology of Science, 3(4), 36 – 40.
Jona, I. N., Ibok, P. S., & Ekuri, P. K. (2012). Weight control practices of overweight and obese women in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. Approaches in International Journal of Research Development, 6(1), 11- 20.
Bisong, N., Ekuri, P., & Ajake, U. (2008). Professional women’s adjustment patterns towards spouses’ attitude to their jobs. Pakistan Journal of Social Sciences, 5(8), 751 – 754.
Ekuri, P. (2001). Participation in combative sports, a cathartical anodyne: Myth or reality. International Journal of Social Science and Public Policy (IJSSPP), 4(2), 251 – 254.
Ekuri, P. E. (2000). Fitness programme as a life-wire to the Universal Basic Education (UBE) scheme. International Journal of Research in Basic and Lifelong Education, 1(1 & 2), 428 – 432.

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S/N Conference Description Started Finished
Institute of Education, University of Calabar, Maiden National ConferenceInstitute of Education, University of Calabar, Maiden National Conference, held on 26th – 30th June, 2000.2000-06-262000-06-30
Nigeria Association of Sports Science and Medicine (NASSM), Workshop on ‘Physical Activity and Mental HealthNigeria Association of Sports Science and Medicine (NASSM), Workshop on ‘Physical Activity and Mental Health’, held at Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Aro Abeokuta, on August, 27th – 28th, 2012. Paper Presented: Development of self defence skill as a factor influencing people’s participation in combative sports (Judo and Taekwondo) in Nigeria. 2012-08-272012-08-28
Nigeria Association of Sports Science and Medicine (NASSM) Annual Conference on ‘Physical Activity and Mental Health’Nigeria Association of Sports Science and Medicine (NASSM) Annual Conference on ‘Physical Activity and Mental Health’, held at Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Aro Abeokuta, on August 29th – 31st, 2012. Paper Presented: Contraceptives awareness, attitude, practice and relevance among adolescents in selected secondary schools in Akpabuyo, South East Nigeria. 2012-08-292012-08-31
5th Faculty of Education, University of Calabar Conference on “Knowledge Integration and Management,5th Faculty of Education, University of Calabar Conference on “Knowledge Integration and Management, held at the University of Calabar International Conference Centre 2nd – 5th September, 2015. Paper Presented: Comparative analysis of cardiovascular endurance of physical education students of Federal College of Education Obudu and Cross River State College of Education Akamkpa, Nigeria. 2015-09-022015-09-05
Centre for Teaching and Learning Excellence, University of Calabar – Nigeria on ‘Re-Engineering the University System for Effective Service DeliveryCentre for Teaching and Learning Excellence, University of Calabar – Nigeria on ‘Re-Engineering the University System for Effective Service Delivery’ from 15th – 16th September, 2015. 2015-09-152015-09-16
International Conference on Information Technology and Economic Development (ICITED) 2016 organized by the University of Calabar, Nigeria and the University of the West of Scotland (UWS), United KingdomInternational Conference on Information Technology and Economic Development (ICITED) 2016 organized by the University of Calabar, Nigeria and the University of the West of Scotland (UWS), United Kingdom, held at the UNICAL International Conference Centre, Calabar from 7th – 8th July, 2016. Paper Presented: Colleges of education human kinetics and health education teachers’ preparedness and envisaged challenges of e-learning for curriculum delivery in South-South, Nigeria 2016-07-072016-07-08
Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union (COAEASU) North-East Zone. 8th North – East Zonal ConferenceColleges of Education Academic Staff Union (COAEASU) North-East Zone. 8th North – East Zonal Conference held at College of Education Zing, from 28th November – 1st December, 2016. Theme: Emerging National Issues: The Role of Teacher Education. Paper Presented: The Role of Sports In National Integration. 2016-11-282016-12-01