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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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Rower overcomes sporting disappointment to master study

By   /  May 14, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Business, Education, Explore - BUSINESS, Explore - Management-leadership, Explore - Sport and exercise, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Rower overcomes sporting disappointment to master study

Source: Massey University Toby Cunliffe-Steel after receiving his Master of Sport Management. Former New Zealand representative rower Toby Cunliffe-Steel has faced plenty of adversity in his nearly-27 years, including a brain tumour and, more recently, severe adrenal fatigue. While health issues derailed his dream of competing at the Tokyo Olympics, his sports career opened up […]

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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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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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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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Manawatū campus on show to Japanese partner city

By   /  March 27, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Sport and exercise, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Sport and Recreation, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Manawatū campus on show to Japanese partner city

Source: Massey University Professor Martin, David Martin and the Japenese delegates at Massey’s Sport and Rugby Institute.  Visitors from Palmerston North’s new Japanese partner city Mihara, were on Massey’s Manawatū campus on Friday for a tour and to hear about some successful sport development initiatives involving the Manawatu Triathlon Club. The club’s Vice-President, Professor Andy […]

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Massey women’s sevens claim title

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, Explore - Sport and exercise, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Sport and Recreation, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Massey women’s sevens claim title

Source: Massey University The Massey women’s sevens team (left) manager Chris Sharrock Stephanie McKenzie, assistant-coach Kahu Sturmey (Assistant Coach), Megan Bramley, Nicola Chase, Pia Tapsell, Tiana Davison, Kaitlin Bates and coach Strahan McIntosh. Front: Stephanie McKenzie, Lucy Brown, Sydnee Wilkins, Courtney Walsh and Marcelle Parkes. The Massey University women’s rugby sevens team has claimed the […]

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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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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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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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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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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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First sport management grads already scoring goals

By   /  October 19, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Business, College of Health, DJF, Education, Explore - BUSINESS, Explore - Sport and exercise, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on First sport management grads already scoring goals

Source: Massey University Sport management student Larissa Futter already has a job with Auckland Netball. The first cohort of students to do Massey’s new Bachelor Sport Management have yet to sit their final exams, but soon-to-be-graduate Larissa Futter already has a full-time job in the industry. As the marketing coordinator at Auckland Netball, she will […]

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The caffeine effect… is it in your genes?

By   /  October 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, DJF, Education, Explore - Sport and exercise, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on The caffeine effect… is it in your genes?

Source: Massey University Sport and Exercise Science PhD student Kyle Southward. Caffeine is the most consumed psychoactive drug in the world and has been shown to have a performance-enhancing effect among athletes when taken in the correct doses and times. However, the effects of caffeine intake varies between individuals, and this variation has been attributed […]

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Professor recognised for advocating equity in sport

By   /  October 15, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Business, DJF, Education, Explore - BUSINESS, Explore - Management-leadership, Explore - Sport and exercise, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Professor recognised for advocating equity in sport

Source: Massey University Professor Sarah Leberman. Professor Sarah Leberman has been named the winner of the sport category at this year’s NEXT Woman of the Year Awards. The leadership and sport management researcher was recognised for 20 years of advocating for gender equity in sport.  The win came at the end of a hugely significant […]

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Sport education researcher honoured in special journal

By   /  October 9, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, College of Health, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Sport and exercise, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Sport education researcher honoured in special journal

Source: Massey University Dr Dennis Slade’s PhD thesis investigated the development of game-centred learning models in physical education and sport coaching practice in New Zealand, from 1954-2015. Image provided by Manawatū Heritage, Palmerston North City Library. Dr Dennis Slade at his PhD graduation earlier this year. A historical PE class in Palmerston North. Dr Dennis […]

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