01 Nov, 2020A new study from the University of Maryland has found that running could actually be good for your knees.
27 Oct, 2020Around 50 students within the School of Sport and Recreation spent Semester 1 thinking, writing and studying food and nutrition.
09 Oct, 2020Sports clubs connected to NZ’s most traditional codes report being “hit hard” by the impact of COVID-19 according to the 2020 National Sport Club Survey.
29 Sep, 2020A deal to televise and live stream more secondary school sports has attracted significant debate.
03 Sep, 2020A Melbourne-led study has found heavy TV and computer use impacts children's academic results.
21 Jul, 2020Researchers are calling for the cultural and ethnic diversity of athletes to be reflected in management and governance roles of all sporting codes.
17 Jul, 2020Medical researchers are urging World Rugby to try reducing on-field player numbers in a bid to reduce injuries.
08 Jul, 2020Former All Black Eroni Clarke is NZ Rugby's first Pasifika Engagement Manager on referral of AUT’s Sport Performance Research Institute NZ (SPRINZ).
24 Dec, 2019Study shows that a lack of understanding of Pacific Island culture and fear of failure prevent Pasifika players from becoming involved in rugby leadership.
16 Sep, 2019Researchers investigated the effects of a Healthy Homework implementation in primary school children.
13 Sep, 2019We asked Professor Lesley Ferkins five questions about her research ahead of her Inaugural Professorial Address.
03 Sep, 2019AUT pioneers US programmes with Texas-based Athlete Training and Health
12 Jul, 2019The reputation of AUT’s Sports Performance Research Institute led Paul Goodman to travel to NZ to undertake his PhD in post-concussion brain function.
26 Jun, 2019Staff from the School of Sport and Recreation have helped win the bid to host a conference dedicated to behavioural nutrition and physical activity.
08 Mar, 2019The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has appointed AUT Adjunct Professor of Sports Leadership and Management David Howman to its Ethics Commission.
25 Jan, 2019Dr Deborah Dulson is one of the researchers at SPRINZ involved in innovative projects aimed at giving elite athletes an edge by keeping them healthy.