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Troy Ruhe imagePhD candidate - Physical Activity and Health


  • Dr. Lynnette Jones
  • AP Faafetai Sopoaga (Preventative Medicine)
  • AP Debra Waters (Physio)

Thesis title

‘The Niu Movement’- The Effectiveness and Acceptability of Circuit Based Exercise in Pacific Islands Communities


BPhEd (Hons) University of Otago


  • Raureti, T. J., A. Hakopa, H. Ruhe, T. (2017). Whānau Fit: Promoting Te Reo and Physical Activity. Scope- Contemporary Research Topics, 1


  • Ruhe, T, Waters, D L, 2016 NZAG Making Active Aging a Reality- Presented Pacific Falls Prevention Research, Wellington


  • University of Otago Duffus Lubecki Post Graduate Scholarship
  • Health Research Council PhD Pacific Scholarship


I love being active in any way shape or form while encouraging others to do the same. Any activity that is constantly varied, high intensity, functional movement performed across broad time and modal domains.