Journey to Functional Freedom.
We are a Biokinetics practice situated in the central Durbanville, located in Activ8 Fitness.
Activ8 Fitness is a private gym and multidisciplinary practice that offers a safe, personal and intimate environment to adequately serve the surrounding community and service your specific needs.
Biokinetics is the profession concerned with movement and exercise for: health promotion, preventative healthcare, improvement of physical function and performance, final-phase rehabilitation and for the management of chronic disease.
Biokineticists are registered with the Health Professionals Council of South Africa (HPCSA) and use scientifically-based programme prescription to promote health and enhance quality of life.
About Anna Malan.
Anna has been in private practice since 2015, during which time she experienced great fulfillment in helping people to move and function better. She has since opened her own practice with the hope to help individuals know themselves, know their bodies and find true functional freedom.
Anna has always had a keen love for sport, specifically hockey, and outdoor activities. She competed in various sports at school and played competitive hockey at club, university and provincial level between 2008 - 2017. She studied Sport Science and Biokinetics at Stellenbosch University, and subsequently completed her internship at the Stellenbosch Biokinetics Centre in 2014.
Anna has a special interest in treatment of long-standing injuries and movement disorders. She is fascinated by the body, how it was designed and the manner in which it moves. She finds inspiration in seeing how exercise can positively influence all aspects of life: physically, emotionally and spiritually.
Biokineticist, Activ8 Fitness
About Harry van Wyk.
HARRY VAN WYK
Biokineticist, Activ8 Fitness
BSc. (Hons) Biokinetics
I was born in a small town called Riversdale before moving to Fish Hoek, where I grew up. I began my tertiary education at the University of the Western Cape where I obtained my degree in BSc Sports science and my honours degree in Biokinetics in 2019.
I completed my Biokinetics internship at the University of Stellenbosch, where I am currently enrolled as a Masters student in Sports Science.
I have a special interest in treating chronic orthopedic injuries, specifically running-related injuries, be it road or trail running. I have a passion for trail running. My other interests include anything outdoors such as mountain-biking, camping and hiking.
To deliver quality service, pursue best treatment outcome possible and commit to acquiring the highest level of knowledge and skills within the profession.
SERVICE TO OTHERS
To enhance people’s lives and enrich the surrounding community.
Each person is valued and respected as an individual with specific needs.
To provide a safe, supportive, confidential and compassionate environment for people on their health journey.
To help people to know and understand their bodies better, find true functional freedom and achieve a life of abundance.
Our practice specialises in the following services:
Long-standing injuries, sports injuries, pre- and post-operative, posture and preventative exercise
Exercise for children, exercise for the elderly
Chronic Disease Management
Cardiovascular disease, diabetes, neurological conditions, respiratory conditions, arthritis, osteoporosis, cancer, obesity
Lifestyle management, Vitality Fitness Assessments, Multiply Fitness Assessments
Performance enhancement, assessment and performance testing, sports-specific training
Your initial appointment will be a consultation. It is used to gather all necessary information through a medical history and physical assessment. Duration is 60 minutes.
Thereafter, appointments are 45 minutes or 30 minutes in duration.
Please come wearing comfortable, loose-fitting or sports clothing and bring your gym towel and water bottle with you.
We charge Discovery Health rates.
Card facilities are available.
Vitality Fitness Assessments are used to assess your cardiovascular fitness and biomechanics. Appointments are 45 minutes in duration.
You can earn up to 7500 Vitality points based on your fitness level.
Multiply Fitness Assessments are used to assess your body composition, fitness and strength. The Multiply Health Assessment is also available. Appointments are 30 - 45 minutes in duration.
You can earn valuable Multiply points and unlock additional Momentum product awards.