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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River swimming in Northland: application of the River Values Assessment System (RiVAS and RiVAS+)  (2013 )

Kay Booth

The River Values Assessment System (RiVAS and RiVAS+) was applied by a River Expert Panel to eight resource and user attributes to assess 45 known river swimming locations in Northland. Few data were... read more

Governance in the New Zealand Outdoor Recreation Sector. In Fact. Sport NZ Knowledge Factsheet Series (1)  (2013)

Kiri Milne

This In Fact factsheet is the first in a series that Sport New Zealand is producing to summarise key research we have funded. This factsheet summarises recent research on outdoor recreation... read more

Dragon Balls and Rugby Balls: negotiating cultural identity on the sports field  (2012)

Elena Kolesova

The performance and consumption of popular culture in everyday life is rarely included in authoritative discourses about national identity and nationalism. In this paper I will discuss some... read more

Three-dimensional lumbar segment kinetics of fast bowling in cricket  (2009)

Rene E D Ferdinands

Cricket fast bowlers have a high incidence of serious lumbar injuries, such as lesions in the pars interarticularis. Kinematic studies have shown that bowling actions with large shoulder... read more

National Survey of New Zealanders  (2012)

Premium Research

The National Survey of New Zealanders is an annual tracking survey carried out for the Department of Conservation by Colmar Brunton Research. Aspects of the survey include the New Zealand... read more

The Effects of Respiratory Muscle Training in Highly-Trained Rowers  (2012)

Matthew Driller

Respiratory muscle training has been proposed as a beneficial means of improving respiratory muscle function and performance in athletes. Therefore, the aim of this study was to determine the effects... read more

National Golf Facility Strategy  (2013)

O'Connor Sinclair

The aim of this project was to create a platform from which NZ Golf can lead the regions, golf clubs and related entities to make informed decisions about their future investments and priorities in... read more

Empathetic kinaesthesia : sport within architecture  (2013)

Jurgen Eisenhauer

Auckland would be an obvious choice as a host city within New Zealand. It has previously hosted two Commonwealth Games, the Asia Pacific Games, the World Masters Games, the 2012 Triathlon World... read more

The effects of cycling cleat position on subsequent running performance in a simulated duathlon  (2012)

Carl Paton

Strategies that reduce the physiological load during the cycling phase of triathlon events may enable athletes to perform better during the subsequent running phase. The current study examines the... read more

Rugby World Cup 2011: Evaluation Report  (2011)

Sapere Research Group

This is an evaluation report on RWC 2011 and Auckland’s role in the hosting of it. It is a largely independent report, as well as incorporating evaluations from lead agencies. Overall this... read more

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