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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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Event success stimulates sport development

By   /  January 9, 2019  /  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, Sport and Recreation, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Event success stimulates sport development

Source: Massey University Professor Andy Martin has been involved in triathlon as both a participant and event manager for the past 25 years. Fun, friends, competition, challenges – these are the reasons Kiwi children are lapping up triathlon as a sport. Professor Andy Martin from the School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, recently had his […]

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Going global in sports’ sector work experience

By   /  January 8, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Alumni, AM-NC, College of Health, DJF, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Sport and exercise, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Going global in sports’ sector work experience

Source: Massey University Massey student Boy Hei Hei working as a volleyball coach at the United Nations International School of Hanoi in Vietnam, during his work integrated learning placement. Massey University’s distance learning opportunities allow students to study from many locations globally. The opportunity to undertake Work Integrated Learning (WIL) sport industry projects internationally has […]

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Managing fatigue and shift work in hospital-based nursing

By   /  December 10, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, DJF, Education, Explore - Environmental-occupational-health, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Nursing, Government Policy commentators, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, School of Nursing, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Managing fatigue and shift work in hospital-based nursing

Source: Massey University Public consultation on a draft code of practice for managing fatigue and shift work in hospital-based nursing, will be open for three months from today. Professor Philippa Gander, director of the Sleep/WakeResearch Centre. The Safer Nursing 24/7 Project has released a draft national code of practice for managing fatigue and shift work […]

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Massey staff contributing to Central Netball Coach Development programme

By   /  December 4, 2018  /  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, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Massey staff contributing to Central Netball Coach Development programme

Source: Massey University Dr Dennis Slade and colleagues from the School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition recently helped out with Central Netball’s coaching development programme. Emeritus Professor Gary Hermansson. Central Netball’s coaching development programme was given a helping hand recently when three Massey academics provided insights into psychological, historical and practical aspects of netball. Two […]

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Life after league: a health perspective

By   /  December 3, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, DJF, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Maori knowledge, Explore - Sport and exercise, Explore-Maori-health, Graduation, Graduation (Palmerston North), KB, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Student profiles, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Life after league: a health perspective

Source: Massey University Dr Trevor Clark with his wife Christine after graduation last week. Rugby league players must be fit, strong and healthy in order to bounce back from injury and be ready to tackle the next game head on. Now, new research has explored the health of retired Māori rugby league players to see […]

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Honorary doctorate a double celebration for Sir Mason

By   /  November 29, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Maori knowledge, Explore-Maori-health, Explore-Maori-humanities, FutureNZ - Maori, Graduation, Graduation (Palmerston North), KB, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, Research - 21st century, School of Health Sciences, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Honorary doctorate a double celebration for Sir Mason

Source: Massey University On the brink of his 80th birthday and after an honours-studded career, Emeritus Professor Sir Mason Durie will receive a further accolade when he is bestowed with an honorary doctorate by Massey University. Sir Mason, Rangitāne, Ngāti Kauwhata, Ngāti Raukawa, whose name is both synonymous with Massey and the field of Māori […]

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Nutrition concern for older adults at home

By   /  November 21, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, DJF, Education, Explore - HEALTH, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Nutrition concern for older adults at home

Source: Massey University Twelve per cent of older adults involved in a recent study were either malnourished or at risk of malnutrition. Researchers are calling for screening of vulnerable older adults at risk of poor nutrition and diminished physical performance, in an effort to identify those in need of dietary intervention. Massey University School of […]

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Massey lecturer offering curriculum expertise on the international stage

By   /  November 20, 2018  /  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, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Sport and Recreation, teaching, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Massey lecturer offering curriculum expertise on the international stage

Source: Massey University Dr Slade carries out a demonstration lesson for staff at Jakarta Intercultural School with enthusiastic elementary school students. Demonstrating a key component of the game senseapproach – asking questions. Dr Dennis Slade recently returned from Indonesia, where he was invited to provide consultancy advice on the development of a teaching curriculum in […]

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Sir Charles Hercus Health Research Fellowship awarded for alcohol study

By   /  November 20, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, DJF, Education, Explore - HEALTH, funding, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Sir Charles Hercus Health Research Fellowship awarded for alcohol study

Source: Massey University “The evidence is clear that heavy use of alcohol by parents places children at increased risk of serious harm,” Dr Taisia Huckle says. Dr Taisia Huckle from Massey University’s SHORE & Whāriki Research Centre has been awarded a Sir Charles Hercus Health Research Fellowship from the Health Research Council of New Zealand. […]

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Lecturers awarded for going the distance

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Awards and appointments, College of Health, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, College of Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Defence and Security, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - social-work, Extramural, KB, Library, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Humanities, School of Psychology, School of Social Work, teaching, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Lecturers awarded for going the distance

Source: Massey University At the inaugural Exy Awards run by the Extra Mural Students’ Society (from left): Hayley Brandon (vice-president of EXMSS); Steve Duffin (School of Humanities); Jean Jacoby (Digital Innovation – Sciences); Dr Polly Yeung (School of Social Work); Dr Karen Jillings (School of Humanities); Christine Harris (team leader – Distance Library Service); Hannah […]

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Improving science teaching in schools

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  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, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, teaching, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Improving science teaching in schools

Source: Massey University Dr Matt Miller and Roslyn School pupils watch as Nadia Mokai-Sharp negotiates the timing gates to measure her motor coordination and reaction speed. Children at Palmerston North’s Roslyn School got to experience Massey University’s mobile exercise lab – The Human Engine Room – on Monday, as part of an initiative to help […]

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