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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An examination of an implementation of the 'responsibility model' in a New Zealand secondary school physical education programme  (2008)

Barrie Gordon

This study examined a six-month implementation of the Responsibility Model (RM) in a New Zealand secondary school.   Four classes were involved in the study, two classes were taught a programme... read more

The Voices of Outdoor Adventure: An Examination of the Longterm Meanings and Impacts of Adventure Experiences for New Zealand University Students  (2011 )

Deepak Dathatri

The purpose of this study was to explore how past participants of a New Zealand-based university outdoor adventure programme have perceived the meanings and impacts of former adventure experiences... read more

Outstanding Research about Women and Sport in New Zealand  (2008)

Camilla Obel, Toni Bruce and Shona Thompson (Eds.)

  In a nation reportedly obsessed with sport, New Zealand sportswomen regularly make their mark on the world stage. This collection of research about New Zealand women and sport, the first of... read more

Dual-Task Performance During Traverse Climbing: Human Factors Implications for Emergency-Response Organisations  (2012)

Alexander Green

Two experiments were conducted to investigate how performance on a primary rock climbing task is affected by the inclusion of a secondary word memory task. In Experiment 1, twelve experienced rock... read more

Students and sports: the association between participation in sports and academic achievement  (2012)

Vibha Prasad

Previous studies have found that participation in sports is positively associated with academic achievement for students. Due to the lack of studies in the New Zealand context and few studies... read more

Netball in the lives of New Zealand Women: An Intergenerational Study  (2011)

Amy Elizabeth Marfell

This thesis explores the netball experiences of a selection of New Zealand women whom have participated or continue to participate in netball during four distinct historical periods. Adopting an... read more

Obstacles to Action: A Study of New Zealanders Physical Activity and Nutrition  (2003)

Charles Sullivan

In 2003, SPARC (now Sport NZ) and the New Zealand Cancer Society undertook a study of more than 8,000 New Zealanders to find out about motivators and barriers to physical activity... read more

Gender Balance in New Zealand Olympic Sport  (2007)

Robyn Cockburn

    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has, as one of its core objectives, the issue of gender balance in Olympic sports. The IOC has for some time expressed concern at the level... read more

Women Governors Mentoring – New Zealand Olympic Committee Review Report  (2011)

Robyn Cockburn

In 2009 Lumin undertook some research on mentoring for women in the sport sector. As a result of this, the Women in Sport Advisory Group (WIS) agreed to establish a trial mentoring programme. There... read more

Cash, Sinkholes and Sources [with video intro]  (2012)

Carolyn Cordery

This study tackled the questions: How are community sport and recreation organisations funded and what are the implications for their future viability? by focusing on the sports of golf and football... read more

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