Professor Will Hopkins

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Professor - Sport & Exercise Science

Phone: Office: 921 9793, Cell: 021 804 736


Postal Address:
AUT University
Private Bag 92006
Auckland, 1020
Internal Mail Code P1 

Links to relevant web pages:

Sports Performance Research Institute New Zealand
Will's publications and citations in Google Scholar 


PhD (Otago)

Memberships and Affiliations:

  • Editorial boards: Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, Sports Medicine, International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports.
  • Fellowships of American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and European College of Sport Science (ECSS).

Teaching Areas:

Guest lectures on Research and Human Performance

Research Areas:

  • Competitive sport performance
  • Exercise physiology
  • Research design and analysis

Research Summary:

I am interested in factors affecting performance and injury of competitive athletes in various team and solo sports. I also develop resources for the design and analysis of research in exercise and sport science.

Current Research Projects:

  • Design and analysis in exercise and sport science
  • Performance analysis in solo and team sports
  • Analysis of population physical activity


Click on this link for Will's publications in Google Scholar listed in order of number of citations. Click on the Year link there to show the most recent publications.