Nicola Power

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Associate Head Learning and Teaching/Senior Lecturer

Phone: (09) 921 9999 ext 7319



MHSc (hons), Adv Dip T.Teaching


Teaching Areas:

Nicola Power lectures for the Department of Interdisciplinary studies in the Faculty of Health and environmental sciences on the Human anatomy and physiology 1 core paper and also in Hapatic communication and holistic thearapies.


Research Areas:

Experiences of teachers using touch in the primary school context
Hapatic communication
Spa and wellness
Physical activity and well-being in the elderly


Wii video sports games and elderly
Power N, Wooler L, Keogh J, Whatman C, Lucas P

2nd Annual Quality of Life Conference of the New Zealand WHOQOL Group, Auckland, New Zealand, 22 Feb 2010 - 24 Feb 2010.

Male primary school teachers' experiences of touch: a hermeneutic phenomenological study
Power N

Thesis type: Master's Thesis/Postgraduate Dissertation. 2009

Using video sports games will imporve balance, flexibility and self efficacy of the elderly
Power N, Wooler L, Keogh J, Whatman C, Lucas P

New Zealand Association of Gerontology & Age Concern - Conference 2009

Measurement of dietary vitamin B12 and folate intakes in vulnerable groups
Xin LP, Chhichhia PC, Rush EC, Lucas P, Power N

Nutrition Society Conference. 2007

Examination of Service Quality in a well-being training centre
Dickson C, Hendriks T, Hyde Smith M, Power N, Dickson G,

Australia New Zealand Association of Leisure Studies Conference, Hamilton. 2005

Education of spa and beauty practitioners in the context of health disciplines
Shaw S, Power N, Hyde Smith MJE

International Spa Association Asia Pacific Conference and Exhibition. Rotorua, New Zealand. 2002

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