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Human Potential Research Group

Sports Coaching Research Group

Sports Coaching Sub-Group - Sports Performance Analysis

Sports Kinesiology & Injury Prevention Research Group


Sport Leadership & Management Research Group

Sports Physiology & Nutrition Research Group


Sports Technology Research Group

Strength and Conditioning Research Group

SPRINZ Research Associates

Research Associates are appointed to help improve research capability and capacity for the faculty and to promote cooperation with external researchers in affiliated disciplines. Contribution is usually via research project collaboration and/or postgraduate supervision and/or teaching/workshop/seminar provision. Research Associates are researchers from other universities and organisations who are actively involved in research within the faculty and who acknowledge they are an AUT Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences Research Associate in their joint publications and communications.

  • Dr Anne Lorimer, Unitec Institute of Technology, NZ
  • Mr Brian Russell, Contempo Lab, NZ
  • Dr Bret Contreras, B.C Athletics, US
  • Dr David Hedlund, St John’s University New York
  • Professor David Shilbury, Deakin University, Australia
  • Professor Del Wong, Shandong Sport University, China
  • Mr Doug King, Hutt Valley District Health Board, NZ
  • Professor Eadric Bressel, Utah State University, US
  • Ms Helen Kilding, NZ Defence Force
  • Dr Ian O’Boyle, University of South Australia, Australia
  • Mr. Isaac Carlson, Accident Compensation Corporation, NZ
  • Associate Professor Jacqueline Alderson, University of Western Australia, Australia
  • Professor Jean-Benoit Morin, University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, France
  • Dr Jinming Zheng, HK Baptist University, HI
  • Dr Ken Quarrie, NZ Rugby Union
  • Associate Professor Lance Dalleck, Western State Colorado University, USA
  • Dr Liz Bradshaw, Australian Catholic University, Australia
  • Dr Melissa Wilson, Paralympics New Zealand
  • Dr Paul Gamble, AUT-Millennium Athlete Development Academy
  • Dr Peter Maulder, Waikato Institute of Technology, NZ
  • Dr Reed Ferber, University of Calgary, Canada
  • Dr Rhodri Lloyd, Cardiff Metropolitan University, Wales
  • Dr Rita Malcata, High Performance Sport NZ
  • Dr Rodrigo Bini, La Trobe University, Australia
  • Dr Sarah Shultz, Massey University Wellington, NZ
  • Associate Professor Sayumi Iwamoto, Toyo University, Japan
  • Dr Sian Allen, Paralympics New Zealand
  • Dr Scott Brown, AUT
  • Dr Stephen Hollings, AUT Alumni
  • Dr Stephen Kara, The Blues Rugby Team, NZ
  • Professor Stephen Marshall, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, US
  • Dr Victor Lopez Jr, Northeast Rugby Academy
  • Assistant Professor Volker Nolte, Western University, Ontario, Canada

Community Associates

Community Associates are appointed to help improve research capability and capacity for the faculty and to promote collaboration with external researchers and community partners. Contribution is usually via community engagement, research project collaboration and/or postgraduate supervision and/or teaching/workshop/seminar provision. Community Associates are people from community organisations who may not be active researchers but are actively assisting with research within the faculty and who acknowledge they are an AUT Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences Community Associate in their joint publications and communications.