Sport and Exercise Science New Zealand /


Fostering excellence in sport and exercise through evidence based practice


Sport and Exercise Science New Zealand (SESNZ) is the national organisation which represents professional sport and exercise scientists, academics, students, coaches and those people interested in sport and exercise science.

Our Mission is to foster excellence in the sport and exercise industry in New Zealand through evidence based practice 


Here you can find the latest news and information us and what we do.

New Years Honour to Gary Hermansson

Congratulations to Professor Emeritus Gary Hermansson, of Palmerston North who received an ONZM for services to the field of sport psychology in the 2015 New Years Honours.





2015 Conference Details Announced

2015 SESNZ Conference MedSci Congress, Queenstown 31 August - 2 September The 2015 SESNZ Conference will be held in conjuction with MedSciNZ, Otago neuro-endocrinology, IBTec, Physiotherapy Society NZ, NZ...   More


2014 Conference a Success

The 2014 joint Sport and Exercise Science and Sports Medicine conference in Wellington was a success. Thanks to the presenters and attendees who made this conference great. The winner of the Awards...   More


ESSA’s Student Manual for Health, Exercise and Sport Assessment

First Australian text written with Exercise and Sports Science Australia’s (ESSA) accreditation framework in mind. ESSA’s Student Manual for Health, Exercise and Sport Assessment is an essential text for any...   More


Expressions of Interest: ‘High Performance (dis)Ability Sports Coaching’ currently being considered by Routledge.

We write to formally invite expressions of interest from potential academic contributors from within your organisation, or current members working with external academics, for our book proposal ‘High...   More


2014-15 Membership Now Open

The 2014-15 Membership renewal period has now opened. SESNZ is pleased to announce membership fees for 2014-15 remain the same as last year   More

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