Sports Performance Research Institute New Zealand (SPRINZ) is a multi-disciplinary research team that conducts high impact research related to applied physical performance. Postgraduate student research forms an important part of SPRINZ activity and we currently have a large number of students working towards advanced level qualifications.
SPRINZ has close links with High Performance Sport New Zealand and also works with a number of national sports organisations and health providers. SPRINZ is based at the AUT Millennium Campus in Mairangi Bay.
SPRINZ is one of 18 AUT research institutes; staff include:
We require 600 retired male rugby, hockey, and/or cricket players (aged 30-60 years old) to take part in online surveys and neurocognitive testing as part of the study.
Winwood, P.W., Hume, P.A., Cronin, J.B., Keogh, J.W.L. (2014). Retrospective Injury Epidemiology of Strongman Athletes. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 28 (1): 28-42
Sprint acceleration profiling and training interventions for team sport athletes
Supervisors: John Cronin, Angus Ross