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 2015Uncovering 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 2015Exercise 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.
Department of Sport and Exercise Science Research Seminar - Cerebellum: reverse engineering a neuronal machine Event as iCalendar
17 July 2015, 12:30 - 1:30pm‘The Cerebellum as a Neuronal Machine’ (Eccles et al. 1967) is the most cited work on cerebellum; a tour de force of cerebellar anatomy and physiology, but also a clear articulation of how little was understood of cerebellar function at that time.
Enrol in SPORTSCI100G Exercise and Fitness: Myths and Reality for Semester 2
07 January 2015Exercise and Fitness: Myths and Reality is an introduction to the principles of physical exercise, with a focus on understanding how the body moves and responds to exercise. No previous scientific knowledge required.