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Increasing the prospect of winning

By   /  May 21, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Sport and exercise, FifthEstate1, Graduation, Graduation (Palmerston North), KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, Research, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Sport and Recreation, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Increasing the prospect of winning

Source: Massey University Dr Lana McCarthy graduated with her Doctor of Philosophy last week. Her research investigated ways in which captains and coaches have constructed the culture of our national netball team, the Silver Ferns. Media coverage and research about female high performance sport falls short compared to male sport in New Zealand, according to […]

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Cultural approaches to activity the key to tackling obesity for women

By   /  May 16, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Sport and exercise, FifthEstate1, Graduation, Graduation (Auckland), KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Sport and Recreation, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Cultural approaches to activity the key to tackling obesity for women

Source: Massey University Dr Wendy O’Brien, from the School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, graduated with her PhD in April, in Auckland. Her research explored the physical activity profiles of Māori, Pacific and European women to understand ethnic differences in physical activity, and the implications of ethnic differences on body composition and metabolic health. The […]

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Funding granted for research to explore medicinal cannabis use

By   /  May 16, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - population-health-policy, FifthEstate1, funding, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Funding granted for research to explore medicinal cannabis use

Source: Massey University New Zealanders have been using cannabis, both legally and illegally, for medicinal purposes for many decades, but little is known about how they use it, for what medical conditions, how they access it and what advice they receive from health professionals. Dr Marta Rychert, SHORE & Whāriki Research Centre. Dr Marta Rychert […]

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From the slopes to the books and beyond

By   /  May 9, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Sport and exercise, Extramural, feature, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Olympics, Student profiles, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on From the slopes to the books and beyond

Source: Massey University Freestyle skier Beau-James Wells studies from home in Wanaka, and has his sights set firmly on the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics. Photo credit: Mark Clinton. Photo credit: Danny Warley. Three years ago, Olympic freestyle skier Beau-James Wells was forced to take a year off the snow after a serious injury to his […]

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Bachelor of Nursing student awarded inaugural scholarship

By   /  May 8, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Awards and appointments, College of Health, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Nursing, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, scholarships, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Bachelor of Nursing student awarded inaugural scholarship

Source: Massey University Summerset general manager operations Eleanor Young, Summerset Scholarship recipient Ruth Trow, associate head of the School of Nursing Dr Stacey Wilson and clinical teaching associate Shelley van der Krogt. Third-year Bachelor of Nursing student Ruth Trow has been awarded the inaugural Summerset Graduate Nurse Scholarship. The scholarship supports final-year nursing students who […]

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Opinion: The endless challenge

By   /  May 6, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Nursing, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Opinion Piece, School of Nursing, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Opinion: The endless challenge

Source: Massey University “The power imbalance created by the employment structures, the ownership model and the assumptions of medical leadership mean that nurses do not always feel like respected members of a team focused on creating a service that meets the needs of patients,” Professor Jenny Carryer says. Professor Jenny Carryer, School of Nursing. By […]

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Breathing new life into respiratory support

By   /  May 6, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Sport and exercise, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Breathing new life into respiratory support

Source: Massey University Respiratory disease is the third leading cause of death in New Zealand, affecting one in six Kiwis at an annual cost of approximately $6 billion. Associate Professor Toby Mündel from the School of Sport,Exercise and Nutrition. New research from Massey University’s College of Health has shed light on how an emerging therapy […]

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Massey brings EPICOH symposium to Wellington

By   /  April 10, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, College of Sciences, Conference/Seminar, Education, Explore - Animal-veterinary, Explore - Environmental-occupational-health, Explore - SCIENCES, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, School of Veterinary Science, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Massey brings EPICOH symposium to Wellington

Source: Massey University The EPICOH conference is coming to New Zealand for the first time and has been brought here by researchers from the Centre for Public Health Research. Leptospirosis is a globally important multi-host, multi-pathogen disease which can be transmitted to humans from animals, with more than one million cases and 60,000 deaths annually. […]

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Work-Integrated Learning leads to major event experiences

By   /  April 9, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Alumni, AM-NC, College of Health, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Sport and exercise, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Rugby World Cup, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Student profiles, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Work-Integrated Learning leads to major event experiences

Source: Massey University Massey alumni and New Zealand Rugby digital content producer Callum Smith interviews Canterbury player Nathan Vella. Next week, Massey University Bachelor of Sport and Exercise graduate Callum Smith will be the guest speaker at the Beehive in Wellington for the New Zealand Association of Cooperative Education (NZACE) Conference, which promotes Work-Integrated Learning. […]

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Opinion: Health equity in older age

By   /  April 2, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, Education, Explore - HEALTH, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Opinion Piece, Research, Research - Health and Wellbeing, School of Health Sciences, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Health equity in older age

Source: Massey University Associate Professor Mary Breheny discusses the findings of her team’s longitudinal research which shows that health in later life is closely related to childhood socioeconomic status. By Associate Professor Mary Breheny The media often focus on older people as a discrete group, whose needs must be balanced against the needs of younger […]

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Massey researchers to present at World Conference on Health Promotion

By   /  April 2, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - population-health-policy, Explore-Maori-health, FifthEstate1, KB, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, pasifika, Research, Research - Health and Wellbeing, School of Health Sciences, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Massey researchers to present at World Conference on Health Promotion

Source: Massey University Felicity Ware from Te Pūtahi a Toi: School of Māori Knowledge, will have an exhibit at the World Conference on Health Promotion, and present on teaching whānau how to weave their own wahakura – woven harakeke basket for babies to sleep in. Massey University staff and students will be well represented at […]

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Health by Design: new public lecture series at Massey

By   /  March 6, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, Education, Explore - Environmental-occupational-health, Explore - HEALTH, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, Research, Research - Health and Wellbeing, School of Health Sciences, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Health by Design: new public lecture series at Massey

Source: Massey University The first Health by Design public lecture will be held on the Manawatū campus next month, focusing on Prevention through Design. Associate Professor Ian Laird, School of Health Sciences. In the first of a series of public lectures, entitled Health by Design, Associate Professor Ian Laird will speak about Prevention through Design […]

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Massey professor named Senior New Zealander of the Year

By   /  February 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Awards and appointments, College of Health, Education, Explore - Environmental-occupational-health, Explore - HEALTH, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Massey professor named Senior New Zealander of the Year

Source: Massey University Professor Bill Glass from the Centre for Public Health Research. Professor Bill Glass from the Centre for Public Health Research has been named Metlifecare Senior New Zealander of the Year in the 2019 Kiwibank New Zealanders of the Year awards. Professor Glass has, throughout his long and distinguished career, considerably advanced occupational […]

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Mastering sports event management

By   /  February 12, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Applied Learning, College of Health, Education, Explore - BUSINESS, Explore - HEALTH, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Sport and Recreation, Student profiles, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Mastering sports event management

Source: Massey University Amanda Isada, Masters in Sport Management graduate and business administration manager at Volleyball New Zealand. A year ago, Amanda Isada was completing her Masters in Sport Management undertaking a professional practice placement with Harbour Sport and Harbour Volleyball in Auckland. Next month, she will manage the 51st Volleyball New Zealand Secondary School […]

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Ka Mate – a commodity to trade or taonga to treasure?

By   /  February 4, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Business, College of Health, Education, Explore - BUSINESS, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Sport and exercise, Explore-Maori-business, Explore-Maori-health, FifthEstate1, KB, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, Research, Rugby World Cup, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Ka Mate – a commodity to trade or taonga to treasure?

Source: Massey University “We can’t continue to turn a blind eye to the disrespectful ways that haka are used for commercial purposes,” Jeremy Hapeta says. As we approach the ninth Rugby World Cup, hosted by Japan in September-November later this year, Massey University researchers are recommending more protections for the use of haka in marketing, […]

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Opinion: If we legalise cannabis we must keep business at bay

By   /  January 23, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, DJF, Education, Explore - HEALTH, feature, FifthEstate1, Government Policy commentators, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Opinion Piece, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Opinion: If we legalise cannabis we must keep business at bay

Source: Massey University The age at which people start regular cannabis use is a likely predictor of harm, Professor Sally Casswell says. Professor Sally Casswell from the SHORE & WhārikiResearch Centre. By Professor Sally Casswell We must beware of extreme ideological positions in our cannabis discussion. In particular it would be good to acknowledge the […]

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Gaps in health professionals’ knowledge about HPV and cervical screening

By   /  January 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, DJF, Education, Explore - HEALTH, FifthEstate1, Government Policy commentators, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, School of Health Sciences, Tertiary Education, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Gaps in health professionals’ knowledge about HPV and cervical screening

Source: Massey University In a new study, less than 10 per cent of all health professionals surveyed could correctly answer all questions about the current cervical screening guidelines, which have been in place since 2008. The first New Zealand study of health professionals’ knowledge and understanding about the human papillomavirus (HPV) has identified significant gaps, […]

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Study shows strong support for community and non-profit approaches to cannabis reform

By   /  January 21, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, DJF, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Government Policy commentators, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Study shows strong support for community and non-profit approaches to cannabis reform

Source: Massey University “Our findings indicate significant support for non-commercial and community-managed approaches to cannabis regulation, as opposed to profit-driven commercial markets,” Dr Marta Rychert says. Dr Rychert, SHORE & Whāriki Research Centre. New research indicates significant support for non-commercial and community-managed approaches to regulate cannabis, with home-growing and a community trust approach among preferred […]

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Public health researcher in top 1 per cent of cited scientists

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, DJF, Education, Explore - HEALTH, FifthEstate1, Government Policy commentators, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Health Sciences, Tertiary Education, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Public health researcher in top 1 per cent of cited scientists

Source: Massey University Professor John Potter has been recognised as one of the worlds most cited scientists over the last decade. Professor John Potter, from Massey University’s Centre for Public Health Research, has been named as one of only 16 New Zealand scientists listed in the top one per cent of most cited scientists in […]

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Can eating chicken feathers build muscle?

By   /  January 14, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, DJF, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Sport and exercise, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, Research, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Can eating chicken feathers build muscle?

Source: Massey University Professor Steve Stannard from the School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition. New research from Massey University’s School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition suggests chicken feathers could have potential as a protein supplement for people wanting to build or maintain lean body mass. The study, carried out by PhD students Drs Emma Crum […]

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