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.

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Join us in uncovering the myths and reality behind exercise and fitness. Take EXERSCI 100G in any undergraduate programme - no science background is required.

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Exercise science students in front of a computer display.

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

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Associate Professor Nicholas Gant

Our staff are internationally recognised and committed to producing high-quality research and teaching.

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If you missed our webinar you can catch up online. View the presentation for our Clinical Exercise Physiology Postgraduate Programme.

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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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Megan Reyden, Exercise Science graduate.

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

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Exercise science student testing in the teaching lab.

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

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Find detailed course information for our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

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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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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.

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View important notices about scholarship opportunities, competitions and more.

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