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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.





ESSA announces outcomes of "Profiling the Australian High Performance and Sports Science Workforce Report

During 2013, the spotlight was firmly placed on the sports science profession, with questions raised about the qualifications, training and ethical standards of staff currently employed as "sports scientists"....    More


2014 SESNZ Conference NEW Dates announced - 14-16 November in Wellington

The dates for the 2014 SESNZ conference have changed to 14-16th November 2014 Following suggestions and comments from some of our membership to once again have a shared conference with Sports Medicine...    More


New Sector Reference Groups & Technical Advisors - Call for Applications

Skills Active TRoQ Update New Sector Reference Groups (SRGs) are being established to match the qualification clusters, which lend themselves to three natural groups: 1. Sport, Recreation and...    More


Running, Lydiard And The Pursuit Of Excellence

Lorriane Moller Date: Friday 21 March 2014 Time: 3.30 - 5:00 pm Venue: Study Centre Auditorium, Albany Campus Weaving the practical with the philosophical, Lorraine Moller explores the code of the ancient...    More


2013 AGM Minutes

The minutes of the 2013 AGM available here.    More

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