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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Effect of brief-intermittent hypoxic exposure on high-intensity kayaking and cycling performance  (2008)

Bonetti, Darrell

Adaptation to the shortage of oxygen at altitude (hypoxia) promotes physiological changes which could enhance endurance performance. Consequently, altitude training has become a popular practice... read more

What is a girl’s experience of physical activity? A qualitative descriptive study  (2008)

Dickson, Caroline

This qualitative study explores the experiences of female adolescents in relation to physical activity. The study investigates the experience of being adolescent and the meaning of a female... read more

Assessing agility in netball players  (2011)

Hewit, Jennifer Kate

Determinants of agility performance include change of direction factors (technical and physical qualities) and perceptual/decision-making factors. This thesis aimed to address the gap in agility... read more

Optimising transference of strength and power adaptation to sports specific performance  (2011)

Randell, Aaron David

Traditional rugby-specific resistance training programmes typically concentrate on quantifying load via volume or intensity and use lower body exercises that principally work in the vertical plane... read more

Development of a netball specific dynamic balance assessment  (2011)

Lavipour, Daniel

The purpose of this study was to design a netball specific balance assessment. A literature review revealed a lack of suitable assessments for this athletic population. Existing tests failed to... read more

Oceania Football Confederation: the impact of affiliate disaffiliation on the inter-organizational dynamics of a federated network  (2009)

Waugh, Daniel

The purpose of this research is to examine the impact of member disaffiliation on the inter-organizational dynamics of a network. To date the impact of an environmental disturbance such as member... read more

Clinically Appicable Paper. Adherence to sport injury rehabilitation programs: an integrated psycho-social approach  (2009)

Bassett, SF

Introduction: The Adapted Planned Behaviour Model (APBM) is a two stage psycho-social theoretical model consisting of initiation or decision-making, and maintenance or rehabilitation behaviours. The... read more

‘You’re never too old’: beliefs about physical activity and playing sport in later life  (2001)

Grant, Bevan C.

It was evident from interviews with 15 men and women over 70 years of age that the experiences derived from being physically active and playing sport in later life are expansive, dynamic and... read more

Good news or bad? The shifting points of intersection in the game of elite sport development in NZ  (2011)

Ryan, I

Critical and postmodern approaches remain on the fringes of sport management research (Skinner and Edwards, 2005). The purpose of the study proposed in this paper is to broaden the scope and... read more

Students' perceptions of the influence of the sport education model on their sport thinking and actions : research project report.  (2006)

Pratley, Sharyn

 A well established curriculum model which some claim has a socio-cultural component is the Sport Education model (Siedentop, Mand and Taggart, 1986). Others suggest that this model, with... read more

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