Research in Sport and Recreation

AUT's sport and recreation programmes are developed through extensive research

and in collaboration with industry.

Research institutes and centres 

AUT has a dedicated Sports Performance Research Institute New Zealand (SPRINZ). We also have a centre focused on the benefits of physical activity and nutrition, the Human Potential Centre. Along with a dedicated focus on coaching, with the Coach Development Centre and specialised clinics, that can improve running and cycling, human potential and overall sporting ability.

Research in the school

The School of Sport and Recreation has groups of academic researchers who conduct research in sport and activity-related areas. Research areas are:

Postgraduate Research Qualifications

The following qualifications include a research component:

For more information on research contact Dr Scott Duncan, Head of Research, School of Sport and Recreation



Last updated: 18-Oct-2016 2.19pm

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.