Student Profiles

Jessica Bush (PhD Candidate)
Topic: Quantifying Training Intensity and Maximizing Performance for Elite Sprint Kayak Athletes.
Supervisors:
Paul Laursen, Andrew Kilding.

Brad Conza (MPhil)
Topic: Effects of rule changes and training periodization strategies on game physical outputs and fitness in elite female field hockey players.
Supervisors: Andrew Kilding, Stephen Hill Haas.

Michael Dessoulavy (PhD Candidate)
Topic: Analytical methods of assessing and quantifying training loads and sports performance.
Supervisors: Andrew Kilding, Paul Laursen, Rita Malcata.

Lauren Keaney (PhD Candidate)
Topic: How can we keep New Zealand athletes healthy in the lead up to pinnacle events.
Supervisors: Deborah Dulson, Andrew Kilding.

Joe McQuillan (PhD Candidate)
Topic: The effect of nitrate supplementation on physiology and performance in elite kayakers.
Supervisors: Andrew Kilding, Paul Laursen.

Ryan Morrow (PhD Candidate)
Topic: Does ice slurry ingestion influence mucosal immunity and performance during intermittent exercise in the heat?
Supervisors: Nigel Harris, Andrew Kilding.

Andrius Ramonas (PhD Candidate)
Topic: Nutrient availability manipulation strategies to maximise endurance performance.
Supervisors: Andrew Kilding, Paul Laursen.

Gareth Sandford (PhD Candidate)
Topic: Training optimisation for middle distance running.
Supervisors: Paul Laursen, Andrew Kilding, Angus Ross.

Dave Shaw (PhD Candidate)
Topic: The effect of ketogenic diets on immunity and performance in endurance athletes.
Supervisors: Deborah Dulson, Fabrice Merien.

Khine Thida (Masters of Sport and Exercise)
Topic: Does long term low carbohydrate high fat (LCHF) consumption compared to high carbohydrate low fat (HCLF) consumption significantly affect the immune system following exercise?
Supervisors: Deborah Dulson, Andrew Kilding.