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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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Predicting disease emergence from forest fragmentation

By   /  December 11, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - SCIENCES, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Predicting disease emergence from forest fragmentation

Source: Massey University Lead author Dr David Wilkinson. A Massey University team has developed new ways of predicting disease-hot spots, created by humans changing the environment, to help identify where and how society can mitigate the risk of infectious disease emergence, such as Ebola Virus Disease in Africa. The paper, Habitat fragmentation, biodiversity loss and […]

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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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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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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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Massey projects receive $7.45m from Marsden Fund

By   /  November 8, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Awards and appointments, College of Health, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, College of Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Biological-sciences, Explore - Computer-science, Explore - CREATIVE ARTS, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Mathematics-statistics, Explore - Physical-sciences, Explore - Psychology, Explore - SCIENCES, Explore - Web-game-interactive, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Massey projects receive $7.45m from Marsden Fund

Source: Massey University (Clockwise) Professor Geoff Jameson, Professor Bill Williams, Dr Jennifer Tate, Dr Heather Hendrickson, Associate Professor Chris Wilkins, and Distinguished Professor Gaven Martin. Massey researchers have received more than $7.45 million from the Royal Society Te Apārangi annual Marsden Fund for 15 projects.  The 15 successful Marsden grants – made up of nine ‘fast-start’ grants for new […]

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Investigating the impact of young onset dementia

By   /  November 5, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, DJF, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Nursing, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, School of Nursing, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Investigating the impact of young onset dementia

Source: Massey University Master of Nursing student and specialist palliative care registered nurse Leanne Bolton presenting at the recent Alzheimers New Zealand Conference. Dementia is often seen as a disease of the elderly, however the young onset of dementia (diagnosis prior to the age of 65 years) is a healthcare reality which poses a unique […]

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Promoting health through waka ama

By   /  October 29, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, DJF, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - population-health-policy, Explore-Maori-health, KB, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, School of Health Sciences, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Promoting health through waka ama

Source: Massey University From left: Dr Christina Severinsen and Angelique Reweti have been researching the social, cultural and health benefits of waka ama. Waka ama (outrigger canoe) is one of the fastest growing sports in Aotearoa New Zealand. Now Massey University researchers have joined advocates who increasingly see the activity as a vehicle for hauora […]

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