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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The Culture of Alcohol Promotion and Consumption at major sports events in New Zealand  (2013)

Sarah Gee

This report presents research that investigated the culture of alcohol promotion and consumption at major sports events in New Zealand. The project was divided into four case studies, each one... read more

Teachers' workplace: physical activity and sedentary behaviour  (2013)

Marcelo Castillo Retamal

The high rate of global mortality due to non-communicable diseases has encouraged researchers to identify the major factors that are associated with increased prevalence of cardiovascular disease... read more

Should physical activity be on the healthy ageing agenda?  (2008)

Bevan C Grant

Physical activity makes a notable contribution to one’s independence, ability to perform everyday tasks and quality of life in the later years, but engagement in this health-related behaviour... read more

Hip function and running mechanics in youth athletes  (2013 )

Kelly Roy Sheerin

The identification and development of youth sporting talent is becoming increasingly important. However, injuries can disrupt training and hence the development of youth athletes. Although only a... read more

National Indoor Facilities Strategy  (2013)

Jason Wozniak

Sport New Zealand (Sport NZ) commissioned this Strategy to provide guidance and direction in the development of facilities for indoor sports on a national basis. The National Facilities Strategy for... read more

The Ultimate Project: A sport and recreation project outcome evaluation  (2013 )

Whetu Campbell

The Ultimate project investigated whether the transfer of key healthy choices messages (proper nutrition, avoidance of alcohol, and other drug (including tobacco) use and injury prevention), through... read more

Arrowtown Chinese Settlement Survey 2013  (2014)

Fiona Hall

This report presents the results of a survey carried out by the Department of Conservation in Arrowtown during the first three months of 2013. The survey gathered information about the demographics... read more

Kahurangi National Park mountain biking trial 2011-2013 report  (2013)

Jane Roberts

In December 2010 the Department of Conservation carried out a partial review of the Kahurangi National Park Management Plan. This allowed for a three year trial of mountain biking on the Heaphy Track... read more

Survey of New Zealanders  (2013)

Nielsen Research

The Survey of New Zealanders is an annual tracking survey carried out for the Department of Conservation. Aspects of the survey include the New Zealand publics’ engagement and attitudes to... read more

The Downhill Mountain Bike Subculture in New Zealand  (2012)

Scarlett Hagen

This research examines the experiences and meanings that elite downhill mountain bike racers assign to their involvement in the New Zealand downhill mountain bike subculture. The research is located... read more

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