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.
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The SPRINZ 2014 Events Calendar is in final development stages and will be released soon. We look forward to bringing you another year of insightful and inspiring seminars and workshops.
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