Research Completed

This section includes abstracts of completed and published research. This section encourages the submission of a wide range of research publication types from conference PowerPoint presentations to peer-reviewed journal articles and including publications in draft and in press.


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Fluid Ingestion and Soccer Performance in Female Players  (2007)

Ajmol Ali

Women’s football (soccer) is one of the fastest growing team sports in the world and, due to the popularity of the game, soccer is also one of the more researched team sports. Historically... read more

Effect of alcohol on recovery from eccentric exercise-induced muscle damage  (2007)

Matthew Barnes

The aim of this study was to compare the effects of acute alcohol intake with that of an isocaloric non-alcoholic beverage on recovery of muscle performance following strenuous eccentric muscular... read more

Guidelines for Aquatic Flooring Surfaces  (2013)

The aim of this report is to provide guidance to the Aquatics Industry in order that sound and well informed decisions are made by pool developers, designers and operators in the specification... read more

Health and physical activity promotion: A qualitative examination of the effect of receiving a Green Prescription (GRx)  (2008)

Richard Pringle

This is the final report for the research project ‘Health and physical activity promotion: A qualitative examination of the effect of receiving a Green Prescription (GRx)’. The project... read more

Spinal movement and the risk of low back pain in New Zealand cricket pace bowlers  (2008)

Peter D Milburn

The aim of this study was to examine standard range of motion tests employed by physiotherapists to describe how the spine moves in relation to the pelvis in cricket players. Overall the results... read more

The Effect of Intermittent Hypoxic Training on Performance  (2009)

Mike Hamlin

This study aimed to verify whether the “live low, train high” approach is beneficial for endurance and/or anaerobic cycling performance. Sixteen well-trained athletes completed 90 min of... read more

Exercise-induced cardiac and cerebral dysfunction and damage in older athletes  (2007)

Jim Cotter

Evidence clearly points to a beneficial cardio-protective effect of regular endurance exercise or aerobic type activities. However, each individual exercise bout represents a period of elevated... read more

Can Dancing Improve Physical Activity Levels, Functional Ability and Reduce Falls in Older Adults? A Comparison of the Benefits of Once versus Twice Weekly Dancing for Healthy Older Adults  (2009)

Justin W L Keogh

The aim of this research was to determine the efficacy of a twelve week dance programme on improving functional performance and physical activity (PA) levels, and whether this had any effect on fall... read more

Biomechanical analyses of snowboard jump landings  (2012)

Paul McAlpine

Snowboard jump landings represent an important topic of study within the area of sports biomechanics. This is due to the high risk nature of this activity and the potential to modify this risk... read more

Design and assessment of a school‐based circuit training programme for the promotion of physical activity, fitness and movement competency  (2009)

Andrew Kilding

Physical inactivity in NZ children is a major growing public health concern. Recent information from the Ministry of Health (2003) has shown almost a third (31%) of 5‐14 year olds were overweight... read more

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