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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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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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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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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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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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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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Link between iron and vitamin D deficiency?

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland, College of Health, Education, Explore - HEALTH, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Link between iron and vitamin D deficiency?

Source: Massey University Massey researchers are looking for South Asian and Middle Eastern women living in Auckland, to take part in a study which aims to assess the relationship between hormones, genetics, iron and vitamin D status. Dr Claire Badenhorst from the School of Sport, Exerciseand Nutrition. Approximately 12 per cent of pre-menopausal women in […]

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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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Two Massey academics awarded teaching excellence awards

By   /  September 14, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, Awards and appointments, College of Health, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - social-work, Explore - Sport and exercise, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Social Work, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Two Massey academics awarded teaching excellence awards

Source: Massey University Minister of Tertiary Education Chris Hipkins and Dr Kathryn Hay, who was last night awarded a Sustained Excellence in Tertiary Teaching Award, from Ako Aotearoa. Photo credit: Ako Aotearoa. Dr Kathryn Hay and Professor Andy Martin were last night awarded Sustained Excellence in Tertiary Teaching Awards for 2018 as part of the […]

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Rugby taonga research gets $250K grant

By   /  September 12, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, College of Business, College of Health, Education, Explore - BUSINESS, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Sport and exercise, funding, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, Research, School of Management, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Rugby taonga research gets $250K grant

Source: Massey University Jeremy Hapeta and Dr Farah Palmer have been awarded $250,000 to explore the use of traditions, knowledge and treasures handed down by ancestors in rugby. Since rugby was adopted in Aotearoa New Zealand, traditions, knowledge and treasures (taonga tuku iho) have been integrated into our rugby contexts and culture. Now, Dr Farah […]

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Massey student wins Bernice Kelly Award

By   /  September 11, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Awards and appointments, College of Health, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Massey student wins Bernice Kelly Award

Source: Massey University Bernice Kelly Award winner Dushanka Hettige has been recognised by Dietitians NZ. Associate Professor Rozanne Kruger, Dushanka Hettigeand Reena Soniassy-Unkovich. Massey University graduate Dushanka Hettige has been awarded the 2018 Bernice Kelly Award from Dietitians NZ for the most improved full-time dietetic student, from either Massey University, University of Otago or University […]

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Opinion: Iron deficiency – are you getting enough?

By   /  August 27, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, College of Health, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Sport and exercise, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Opinion Piece, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Iron deficiency – are you getting enough?

Source: Massey University This week marks 2018 World Iron Awareness Week. We all know of someone who has been diagnosed with iron deficiency or iron deficiency anaemia. It’s probably the most common nutrient deficiency in the world, with close to a third of the global population being affected. Closer to home, figures from nutritional surveys […]

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Unlocking the power of beetroot juice

By   /  August 27, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland, College of Health, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Unlocking the power of beetroot juice

Source: Massey University Participants are being sought for a study looking at the benefits of beetroot juice on cognition, mood and cardiovascular function. With increasing rates of disease and age-related dysfunction, there is a growing interest in the use of food-based supplements to help improve or maintain health and body functions. This has led to […]

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Can kiwifruit reduce exercise-induced stress in active women?

By   /  August 23, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland, 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 Can kiwifruit reduce exercise-induced stress in active women?

Source: Massey University From left: Dr Noha Nasef, Wendy O’Brien, Marsanne Chabert and Cameron Haswell. While exercise as part of a healthy lifestyle can prevent communicable diseases, it can also cause a stress response. In women, the exercise-induced stress response is implicated in menstrual dysfunction, infertility and osteoporosis later in life. Now Massey University researchers […]

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