Department of Sport and Exercise Science

Welcome to the Department of Sport and Exercise Science

We bring together expertise in Sport and Exercise Science through the disciplines of human physiology, psychology, biomechanics and movement neuroscience. Study with us and you will have some exciting career opportunities. Find out more by visiting our department.

  • Why aren’t pureed foods satisfying?
    26 May 2015
    Uncovering the secrets behind why foods with complex textures are more filling than pureed foods is one of two projects awarded seed funding from the Food and Health Programme at the University of Auckland.
  • Exercise is the Best Medicine
    07 May 2015
    Exercise is good for you – and it can save your life. That's according to exercise experts Associate Professor Greg Anson, Head of the Department of Sport and Exercise Science and Dr Jim Stinear.
  • Take your brain for a walk (Science Event Tags) Event as iCalendar
    26 May 2015, 7:30 - 8:30pm
    We know exercise benefits our heart and body, but how does it affect the health of our brain? A presentation about brain health from Dr James Stinear, Department of Sport and Exercise Science.