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.

AskAuckland Central

Visit us in Alfred Nathan House for information and advice on your degree, your enrolment, fee payments, how to find your way around the campus, Campus Card, visa renewals and more.

Meet Andy Cosgrove

International student Andy Cosgrove has recently completed Master of Science in Clinical Exercise Physiology with the Department of Exercise Sciences. Read more about his research and future plans.

Take 10 with Associate Professor Lynley Bradnam

Associate Professor Lynley Bradnam is interested in understanding the brain mechanisms causing the neurological movement disorder, dystonia. Read more.

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.