Research Projects


Revbox Cycling Trainer Mobile App

Collaborators: Joe McQuillan and Revbox
Other faculties: Faculty of Computing and Mathematical Sciences, Faculty of Science and Engineering

Wireless Data Transfer at the Avantidrome

Collaborators: Craig Scoon (University of Waikato student), Associate Professor Steve Jones and Joe McQuillan (University of Waikato).
Other faculties: Faculty of Computing and Mathematical Sciences (link to Revbox)

Designing Performance Tests for Elite Netballers

Sporting organisations involved: Waikato/Bay of Plenty Magic Netball Franchise
Collaborators: Shannon O’Donnell (University of Waikato PhD student), Dr. Matt Driller (University of Waikato), Julie Fitzgerald (Magic Head Coach), Sam Chambers (HPSNZ)

The Validity of the Cyclus Cycle Ergometer and the Stages Power Meter in Measuring Power Output in Cycling

Sporting organisations involved: Cycling NZ were supportive of this project and aided in the recruitment of participants for the study.
Collaborators: Shem Rodger (Masters student), Joe McQuillan, Dr. Matt Driller (University of Waikato), Dr. Dan Plews (Rowing NZ).
Other faculties: Dr Michael Cree and technician Ian Honey (Faculty of Sciences and Engineering) have been involved with the development of the software program required to collect data from the lab equipment.

Critical examination of the socio-cultural, psychological and economic significance of the Te Awa River Ride for local and regional sense of community

Collaborators: TBC (University of Waikato PhD Scholarship student), Dr Holly Thorpe (University of Waikato), Te Awa River Ride Charitable Trust