Sports Performance Research In 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:
SPRINZ Strength and Conditioning Conference
14th - 15th Nov 2013, AUT Akoranga Campus and AUT-Millennium Campus
This conference is targeted specifically to practitioners in the industry, with an emphasis on integrating and connecting research to practice.
Iwamoto, S., Fukubayashi, T., Hume P. A. (2013). Pelvic rotation and lower extremity motion with two different front foot directions in the tennis backhand groundstroke. Journal of Sports Science & Medicine, 12: 339-45.
Area of expertise: Applied Exercise Physiology
Qualification: PhD candidate