Position: Lecturer
Department: Recreation Management and Exercise Science
Area of Specialization: Outdoor Education and Leadership
Contact Address: P.O. Box 43844-00100 Nairobi – Kenya
Telephone: +254-020 -8710901 Ext 57060
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Research Interests

  • Aquatic Sports and Activities
  • Leisure, Counseling
  • Exercise adherence
  • Team Building and Conflict management
  • Outdoor Adventure Pursuits and Leadership

Educational Background

  • Ph.D: Kenyatta University, Outdoor Education and Leadership
  • Masters: Kenyatta University M. Ed (Physical Education)
  • Degree: Kenyatta University B. Ed Arts. Mathematics and Physical Education

Workshops, Seminars and Conferences Attended

  • 2018: Attended The Warren Foundation (TWF) Outdoor Safety Awareness Workshop; 31st March, 2018 at Daystar University, Kenya
  • 2017: Attended the 2017 American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Team Physician Course Workshop; 15th – 18th October, 2017, Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, Kenya
  • 2016: Attended The 2nd Conference on Physical Activity and Sports for Health and Development in Africa (PASHDA); 21st – 23rd September, 2016, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya Conference, Kenyatta University, Kenya
  • 2016: Attended Wilderness First Aid Course by SOLO, USA, at Moshi International School, Moshi, Tanzania, 2nd to 4th September, 2016
  • 2015: Attended Capacity Building Seminar in Participatory and Action Research Approaches, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, 22 October, 2015
  • 2015: Attended Axiology Labs – Physiology and Anatomy Workshop, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, 21 -22 May, 2015
  • 2013: Attended Wilderness First Aid Course by Mountain Education & Development LLC, USA, at Braeburn School, Gitanga Road, Nairobi, 23 -24 November, 2013
  • 2013: Attended 2nd Leisure and Recreation Association of South Africa (LARASA) International Congress, Durban, South Africa, 16-19 September, 2013
  • 2013: Attended Workshop on Teaching Methodology organized by Centre for Teaching Excellence and Evaluation, Kenyatta University (1st – 4th July, 2013).
  • 2012: Attended Workshop on Setting, Moderating and Marking Examinations in Institutions of Higher Learning, Organized by Regional Center for Capacity Development, Kenyatta University (15th – 17th November, 2012).
  • 2011: Attended the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) – Kenyatta University Sports Science Committee Workshop. Held at Kenyatta University on 13th to 15th May, 2011. Theme: Enhancing Paralympic Sports through Science and Technology.
  • 2010:Attended 17th Biennial Conference of the International Society for Comparative Physical Education and Sport (ISCPES) Kenyatta University, Nairobi , Kenya 6th – 8th June, 2010
  • 2009: Attended Shorinji Kempo (Japanese Martial Arts) Workshop on 27th May, 2009 to 29th May, 2009 organized by Department of Exercise, Recreation and Sports Science and Japanese Embassy in Kenya at Kenyatta University.
  • 2009: Attended the 1st National Research and Development Workshop at Kenyatta University, on 22nd, May, 2009.
  • 2009: Attended Woodball Workshop on7th May, 2009 to 8th May, 2009 organized by Sports and Games Department, Kenyatta University and Kenya Woodball Association at Kenyatta University.
  • 2009: Attended ISO 9001:2008 Awareness Training Workshop at Kenyatta University on 21stApril, 2009
  • 2008: Attended Kenyatta University Post-graduate Seminar, November, 2008
  • 2008: Attended the 3rd Egerton University Annual Conference on Harnessing Scientific Knowledge for National Development. 16th – 19th September,
  • 2008. Egerton University, Kenya.
  • 2008: Attended the 5th All-African Games Pre-Games Scientific Conference. 3rd – 5th July, 2008. Makerere University, Uganda.
  • 2007: Attended Kenyatta University Post-graduate Seminar on 29TH and 30th November, 2007
  • 2007: Facilitated The Team and Management Clinic of Sports and Games Department, Kenyatta
    University, from 27th to 31st August, 2007
  • 2005: Facilitated 6th Biennial conference proceedings of Africa Association For Health Physical Education Recreation Sport And Dance held at Kenyatta University
  • 2005: Attended 6th Biennial conference proceedings of Africa Association For Health Physical Education Recreation Sport And Dance held at Kenyatta University

Papers Presented

  • Muthomi H.N. (2018) Preparation for Outdoor Adventure Pursuits: Planning for Activities, Safety and Risk Management. Paper presented at The Warren Foundation Safety Awareness Workshop 31st March, 2018 at Daystar University, Kenya
  • Muthomi H.N., Gaita Njenga, Kagunda Stanley (2016) Adherence for Exercise for Clients in Selected Health Clubs in Nairobi, Kenya. Paper Presented at The 2nd Conference on Physical Activity and Sports for Health and Development in Africa (PASHDA); 21st – 23rd September, 2016, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya Conference, Kenyatta University, Kenya
  • Njenga D., Muthomi H.N., Bukhala P. (2015) Influence of Skill-related Coaching-Efficacy on Special Olympics Volunteer Coaches' Motivation in Nairobi County, Kenya. Paper Presented at The East-African Athletics and Social Sciences International Conference, 29th June – 1st July 2015, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia.
  • Ajowi C.A., Muthomi H. N. and Gitonga E. G. (2014) Predictors of Sports Participation Motives of Kenyan Female University Athletes. Paper Presented at The 7th Edition Of Federation Of African University Sports Fasu) Pre-Games Scientific Conference, 11-12th July 2014, University Of Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Shikuku W. O., Muthomi H. N., Oketch G. O. (2013) Impact of Outdoor Adventure Education on Kenyan Youth, in Peace Building. Paper Presented at the 2nd Leisure and Recreation Association of South Africa (LARASA) International Congress, Durban, South Africa, 16-19 September, 2013
  • Muthomi H., Mwangi, J. & Muniu R. (2010)The Impact of an 18-day Mountaineering Course on Kenyan Army Cadets’ Fitness Levels. 17th Biennial Conference of the International Society for Comparative Physical Education and Sport (ISCPES) Kenyatta University, Nairobi , Kenya 6th – 8th June, 2010
  • Muthomi H., Mwihaki, M. & Kinuthia L. (2010) Determinants of Swimming Participation between Boys ans Girls in Secondary Schools: A case of Nairobi, Kenya. 17th Biennial Conference of the International Society for Comparative Physical Education and Sport (ISCPES) Kenyatta University, Nairobi , Kenya 6th – 8th June, 2010
  • Muthomi H.,Mburugu K.,  Mwihaki, M. & Kinuthia L. (2010)Factors Influencing Brand Loyalty in Sportswear among Kenyan University Students: A case of Swimmers. 17th Biennial Conference of the International Society for Comparative Physical Education and Sport (ISCPES) Kenyatta University, Nairobi , Kenya 6th – 8th June, 2010
  • Muthomi H. N. (2008) Impact of Outdoor Education Programme on the Perceptions of Life Effectiveness Qualities of Staff Trainees in Kenyan Corporate Settings. Doctoral Dissertation presented at the Annual Kenyatta University Post-graduate Seminar on December, 2008. Kenyatta University, Kenya.
  • Muthomi H.N., Muniu R.K. and Mwangi K.J. (2008) The Potency of an 18-day Outdoor Education Program on Kenyan Armed Forces Cadets’ Life Effectiveness Qualities. Paper Presented at The Third Egerton University Annual Conference on Harnessing Scientific Knowledge for National Development. 16th – 19th September, 2008. Egerton University, Kenya.
  • Muthomi H.N., Wachira .J.M. (2008) Outdoor Education Programming: Experiential Learning, Facilitation and Instructor Effects. Paper Presented at the 3rd Egerton University Annual Conference on Harnessing Scientific Knowledge for National Development. 16th – 19th September, 2008. Egerton University, Kenya.
  • Muthomi H. N., Mwihaki G. M., Njororai W. W. and Wanderi P. M. (2008) Role of Significant Others in Swimming Participation. Paper Presented at the 5th All-African Games Pre- Games Scientific Conference. 3rd – 5th July, 2008. Makerere University, Uganda.
  • Muthomi H. N., Mwihaki G. M., Njororai W. W. and Wanderi P. M. (2008) Effects of Outdoor Education Program On Social Competence And Team Building Skills Of Staff Trainees In Kenyan Corporate Settings. Paper Presented at the 5th All-African Games Pre-Games Scientific Conference. 3rd – 5th July, 2008. Makerere University, Uganda.
  • Muthomi H.N., Muniu, R.K. and Mwangi (2005) Effects of Mountaineering Program on Army Cadets Stress Levels (Book of abstract for 6th Biennial conference of Africa Association For Health Physical Education Recreation Sport And Dance-2006 Kenyatta University –Kenya)
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