Department of Exercise Sciences

We aim to understand the role of exercise in sustaining health, improving disease outcomes and enhancing human performance through physical activity and sport.

Exterior view of the Department of Exercise Sciences at the Newmarket Campus in Auckland

Take a virtual tour of the Department of Exercise Sciences

Discover our specialist laboratories, facilities, equipment and the Health and Rehabilitation Clinic in this three-minute video.

Exercise science student conducting pulse test.

We offer Exercise Sciences programmes at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

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Megan Reyden, Exercise Science graduate.

Meet our students and find out what they have studied in Exercise Sciences.

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Winston Byblow, Department of Exercise Sciences

Centre for Health and Rehabilitation Research

Learn about what's going on in our exciting research space at the Centre for Health and Rehabilitation Research.

Patient receiving treatment in the health and rehabilitation clinic.

Our clinic provides high-quality exercise rehabilitation services for people living with heart disease and other chronic illnesses or injury.

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Researcher conducting experiment at the research centre

We conduct clinical trials in physical health and well-being and foster relationships between the University, healthcare providers, and wider community.

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Exercise science student working with teacher.

Find out more about our internationally recognised research across a broad range of areas within the exercise sciences.

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Associate Professor Lynley Bradnam

Discover some of the exciting research happening in the Department with our selection of interviews from early-career and up-and-coming academics.

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