Health, Physical Education and Coaching department

The Health, Physical Education and Coaching department is part of sport and recreation at AUT.

Health, sport and physical activity remain at the heart of New Zealand's wellbeing. The study of health and physical education at AUT focuses on the integration of hauora, health promotion and the socio-ecological aspects that underpin the philosophy of health and physical education in New Zealand schools.

Research in sport and recreation

We believe in high-quality research that has impact, and have world-class researchers and research strengths across sport and recreation.

More about our research

Industry associations

Mike Robinson
Damian Tuiloma
Samuel McKenzie

Contact us

Denise Atkins
Senior Lecturer, Health and Physical Education
Phone: +64 9 921 9999 ext 7616

denise.atkins@aut.ac.nz

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Emeriti Professors
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62% increase in AUT researchers
Emeriti Professors
AUT appoints five Professors Emeriti
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Vice-Chancellor Derek McCormack has awarded the honorary title of Professor Emeritus to five senior professors.
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62% increase in AUT researchers
62% increase in AUT researchers
30 Apr, 2019
Growing expertise to help New Zealand and the world