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18 May 2018
Real-world impact in High Performance Sport

Commonwealth Games heroes the All Blacks Sevens and Black Ferns Sevens are working with sports scientists at the University of Waikato Adams High Performance Centre in Mount Maunganui. ... more

14 May 2018
Life after elite sports?

Our highest performing sports stars can become consumed by their roles as elite athletes, and Dr Christina Ryan is examining if it is good for them or their sports. ... more

19 Apr 2018
Gold Coast medal glory

University of Waikato students and alumni brought home two gold medals, two silvers and a bronze from the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast. ... more

09 Feb 2018
A Halberg for a Hillary scholar

Cyclist Ellesse Andrews is a world champion on the track and now she's a Halberg winner and Sir Edmund Hillary scholar. ... more

29 Aug 2017
Let me hear your body talk

We sat down with Dr Matt Driller to discuss the importance of post-training recovery for gym-goers and athletes alike. ... more

23 Aug 2016
Women aren't small men: Myth busting female sports performance

University of Waikato Senior Research Fellow, Dr Stacy Sims, is changing attitudes in the sport science field. Her research addresses female physiology and how this influences athletic performance. ... more

04 Aug 2016
Waikato researchers influence IOC decision

There'll be more action sports at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, thanks in part to two Waikato University academics. ... more