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Feeling the Tokyo Heat
With the Tokyo Summer Olympics scheduled for July and the Paralympics straight after, many of New Zealand’s top athletes can be found training at AUT Millennium under the auspices of scientists and researchers.
Study prompts new rugby role
Former All Black Saveatama Eroni Clarke has been appointed as New Zealand Rugby's first Pasifika Engagement Manager following recommendations by AUT’s Sport Performance Research Institute New Zealand (SPRINZ).
AUT partners with Texas-based Athlete Training and Health
SPRINZ and Texas-based Athlete Training and Health (ATH) have teamed up to launch the first applied sports science performance training for athletes and coaches in the US.
Q&A with Professor Lesley Ferkins
We asked Professor Lesley Ferkins, director of the AUT Sports Performance Research Institute New Zealand (SPRINZ), five questions about her favourite research project, what is surprising about her research approach and her hopes for the area of sport management.