Department of Exercise Sciences
Welcome to the Department of Exercise Sciences
We bring together expertise in the Exercise Sciences through the disciplines of of biomechanics, movement neuroscience, exercise physiology, exercise metabolism and exercise psychology.
Our department brings together a range of expertise and exercise related disciplines to understand the role of exercise in sustaining health, improving disease outcomes, and enhancing human performance through sport and physical activity.
In addition to outstanding undergraduate teaching the department hosts a pioneering taught postgraduate (PGDip and MSc) programme in the new allied health profession of clinical exercise physiology (CEP). This is the only internationally accredited postgraduate CEP programme in New Zealand.
Study with us to open up a host of exciting career opportunities. Find out more by visiting our department.
High intensity for anti-aging benefits
03 April 2017Associate Professor Greg Anson, Head of Department at the Department of Exercise Sciences talks about the benefits of High-intensity interval training (HIIT) in this Radio New Zealand interview.
Applications for 2017 - change in name of major and course code from Sport and Exercise Science (SPORTSCI) to "Exercise Sciences" (EXERSCI).
29 August 2016From 2017 the Department of Exercise Sciences major will change from Sport and Exercise Science to "Exercise Sciences" and the course codes will change to: EXERSCI – course code numbers remain unchanged.