The Sports Performance Research Institute New Zealand (SPRINZ) is New Zealand's number one rated sports research institute.

We are a group of dynamic and innovative researchers producing applied research in human health and sport performance. Our AUT Millennium Clinics provide services to athletes and the community for rehabilitation and injury prevention, improving strength and power, cardiovascular fitness and acclimatising to exercising in the heat. Exercise assessment and prescription is available for people living with a wide range of risk factors and medical conditions including high blood pressure, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer. Research and consultancy is undertaken in the SPRINZ Labs and the AUT Seminar Rooms at AUT Millennium are also available for hire.


SPRINZ is frequently profiled in the media in a variety of research and topical matters.


SPRINZ has a variety of industry scholarships that are available for AUT postgraduate students.We encourage our postgraduate students to apply early for scholarships.

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In this section we list our alumni postgraduate students by SPRINZ research groups.
We are proud of our SPRINZ alumni, who have been supervised by our research staff.