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Margie-Lazar-23-Oct-2008Senior Teaching Fellow
BA PGDip,  MA, DPH (Otago)
Tel +64 3 556 5665


Ms Marguerita Lázár has been employed by the School of Physical Education since 1999. Marguerita is the coordinator of SPEX 316 Practicum paper, where she oversees students in a variety of applied practical experiences. She is also engaged in PhD research exploring the experiences of participating in a Curvy Yoga Class.



Ms Lázár completed an undergraduate Bachelor of Arts in Education and Psychology, and her Masters of Arts degree was in the area of Sexuality and the Sex Education Curriculum. In addition, she has completed a Diploma in Public Health.

Her current areas of research incorporate the social construction of health and implications this may have on interpreting health statistics and data, Sociology of Health, contemporary theoretical conceptions of the body, The Health at Every Size approach to movement and exercise, and feminist theory. Her PhD study looks at theoretical understanding of diverse bodies and Yoga.

To see details of postgraduate students this staff member may be supervising please visit the Postgraduate Students section of our website.

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