Sport and recreation

AUT is one of the world's best universities for sport science, ranked in the top 39 in the world by the prestigious world university rankings organisation QS and 49th globally by the Shanghai Ranking (Academic Ranking of World Universities). Our courses are developed through world-leading research and input from top industry partners.

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.

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Sport and recreation facilities

AUT is New Zealand’s leading sports university – we have excellent gyms and sport centres, offering group exercise classes and personal training services. AUT Millennium is our world-class sports training and research facility.

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Mastering delivery of nutrition skills
13 Apr, 2022
Master of Sport, Exercise and Health student Olivia Malamatenios (Ngāpuhi) always aimed to work in health promotion and inspire healthier lifestyles.
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Rural communities grow top athletes
07 Apr, 2022
Research on elite New Zealand hockey players from small-town and rural areas has produced new evidence on what can help make a top athlete.
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5 questions with Lefaoali’i Dion Enari
07 Apr, 2022
We asked him five questions about his research and the importance of placing sustainability at the heart of research activity.
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Distance - the key to active transport
23 Mar, 2022
Distance is the strongest determining factor for how teenagers feel about walking or cycling to school according to new research.
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Leaps of discovery in sports research
08 Feb, 2022
Imagine analysing the way a person hopped could help predict and improve their sprint performance. That is what AUT PhD candidate Ant Sharp is exploring.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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School of Sport and Recreation
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AS104A, North Campus
90 Akoranga Drive, Northcote
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640 Great South Road
Manukau, Auckland
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