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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Diehard Fans: The Wellington Phoenix and Yellow Fever  (2011 )

Alex Natelli

Football franchaise the Wellington Phoenix offers much of its success to tech savvy fan community the Yellow Fever. The broader lesson: there is no substitute for genuine enthusiasm amongst... read more

Economic Value of the Sport Horse to New Zealand  (2012)

Alex Matheson

The sport horse industry in New Zealand is worth over $1 billion a year according to a University of Waikato student’s study.   Keywords: equine, economic value, equestrian, horse, sport... read more

Report on Drowning 2011  (2012 )

Water Safety New Zealand

131 people drowned in New Zealand during 2011:   •    This is the highest annual toll since 2003      (64 of these drowings were classed as... read more

High performance cricket coaches' perceptions of an educationally informed coach education programme  (2012 )

Hugh Galvan

This paper reports and discusses the findings of a research project that investigated the recently conceptualized and implemented New Zealand Cricket, Level 3, high-performance coach education... read more

Cognitive apprenticeship as a pathway to building capacity in Not for Profit committees  (2012)

Linda Weterman

This research presented a specific problem in regard to building the governance and managerial capacity of volunteers within not-for-profit clubs.  Developing “fit for purpose&rdquo... read more

Athlete satisfaction and the peak event : adapting the athlete satisfaction questionnaire (ASQ) to a New Zealand setting  (2010)

Warren Smith

This research explored athlete satisfaction and the peak sporting event. Most athletes are achievement oriented individuals searching for ways of increasing their competitive edge. Consequently, an... read more

Exploring visitor experiences, crowding perceptions and coping strategies on the Milford Track, New Zealand  (2011 )

Kay Booth

This study investigated the factors that influence visitors’ experiences and, in particular, how visitors cope in response to social impacts such as crowding. This topic was investigated via... read more

State of the Unions. Deloitte Sports Review  (2012)


Through a financial review of each union’sannual financial accounts, our findings show thatcollectively revenues are falling and accumulatedreserves are being eroded. This, combined withthe... read more

Migrant Community Participation in a Mega Sporting Event: New Zealand Chinese and the RWC2011  (2012 )

Chloe Lau

Hallmarking a mega event to strengthen tourism leverage is a strategy adopted by Tourism New Zealand. Mega sporting events also provide the host country a legitimate approach to promote their... read more

Prosocial and Antisocial Behavior in Sport: The Role of Coaching Style, Autonomous vs Controlled Motivation and Moral Disengagement  (2011 )

Ken Hodge

The purpose of this study was to examine whether the relationships between contextual factors (i.e., autonomy-supportive vs. controlling coaching style) and person factors (i.e., autonomous vs... read more

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