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Postgraduate students

Postgraduate Students 2019


  • Neil Anderson
    Motor Control / Biomechanics - Supervisors: Chris Button, Peter Lamb
  • Carl Bradford
    Exercise Physiology - Supervisors: Jim Cotter, Sam Lucas, Zhifa Sun (Physics), David Gerrard (Medicine)
  • Jinsu Byun
    Supervisor: Mike Sam
  • Amanda Calder
    Exercise Psychology - How Exercise Induced Affective Changes Influence Future Behaviour - Supervisor: Elaine Hargreaves
  • Chelsea Cunningham
    Māori Physical Education and Health - Supervisors: Anne-Marie Jackson, Huiti Hakopa, Richard Walter
  • Bethany Geckle
    Cultural Studies, Sport History/Sociology - Supervisors: Doug Booth, Sally Shaw, Rosemary Overell (Media, Film and Communication)
  • Travis Gibbons
    Environmental physiology – Supervisors: Jim Cotter, Phil Ainslie (School of Health and Exercise Science – University of British Columbia – Okanagan), Kate Thomas (Department of Surgical Sciences – University of Otago), Luke Wilson (Department of Medicine – University of Otago)
  • Colleen Gulick
    Exercise Physiology - Supervisors: Nancy Rehrer, Meredith Peddie- Dept. of Human Nutrition
  • Yoon Jin Kim
    Supervisor: Tania Cassidy, Marcelle Dawson (Department of Sociology, Gender and Social Work)
  • Luke Macris
    Sport Policy / Sport Management - Supervisor: Michael Sam, Steven J. Jackson
  • Adam Miles
    Sport Psychology - Supervisor: Ken Hodge, Mike Boyes
  • Jonathan Ng
    Motor development, Skill acquisition and Movement assessment - Supervisor: Chris Button
  • Chanel Phillips
    Supervisor: Anne-Marie Jackson, Hauiti Hakopa, Chris Button
  • Sebastian Potgieter
    History - Supervisors: Doug Booth, Mark Falcous
  • Jamie Prout
    Supervisors: Jim Cotter, Regis Lamberts (Dpt. of Physiology), Stacy Sims (University of Waikato), and Jo Corbett (University of Portsmouth, UK)
  • Cameron Ross
    Supervisor: Chris Button
  • Troy Ruhe
    Physical Activity and Health - Supervisors: Lynnette Jones, Faafetai Sopoaga (University of Otago- Preventative Medicine), Debra Waters (University of Otago-Physio)
  • Emily Scott
    School Health and Physical Education - Supervisors: Lisette Burrows (Waikato University), Tania Cassidy
  • Leena Shoemaker
    Exercise Physiology - Supervisors: Dr Jim Cotter, Dr Luke Wilson (Department of Medicine), Dr. Liana Machado (Department of Psychology), Dr. Sam Lucas (School of Sport, Exercise, and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Birmingham)
  • Kim Seng Tay
    Place-Responsive Outdoor Education Pedagogy in Singapore Secondary Schools: A Case Study - Supervisor: Mike Boyes
  • Lourdes Turconi
    Sport Management - Supervisors: Associate Professor Sally Shaw and Mark Falcous


  • Martin Burke
    Working Out in Forensic Mental Health: a phenomenological exploration of clinical staffs’ experiences as they try to change their clients’ exercise behaviors. - Supervisors: Elaine Hargreaves, Ken Hodge
  • Jessica Calverley
    Understanding Adolescents’ Perceptions of Walking versus Cycling to School in Rural Otago, New Zealand - Supervisor: Sandra Mandic
  • Ting Choo
    The Sound of Music: Bringing Dementia Patients Home through Music & Dance - Supervisors: Alison East, Dr Yoram Barak (School of Medicine)
  • Timothy Dawbin
    Organisational Responses to Independent Reviews of National Sports Organisations in New Zealand - Supervisors: Michael Sam, Cecilia Stenling - Umeå University
  • Garrick Hately
    Supervisor: Jim Cotter
  • Lorenz Kissling
    Exercise physiology - Supervisors: Jim Cotter, Ashley Akerman and Kate Thomas (Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Otago)
  • Corey Perrett
    Biomechanics - Supervisors: Peter Lamb & Melanie Bussey
  • Jayden Pinfold
    Biomechanics - Supervisor: Melanie Bussey
  • Tessa Pocock
    Active Living and Health - Supervisors: Sandra Mandic, Antoni Moore (School of Surveying)
  • Sheryl Seow
    Outdoor Education - Supervisor: Mike Boyes
  • Matt Shallcrass
    Exercise Physiology - Supervisors: Jim Cotter, Sam Lucas
  • Nikki Timu
    Ngā tapuwae o te haka - Māori perspectives on haka in sport. - Supervisors: Anne-Marie Jackson, Steve Jackson
  • Brittany White
    MSc: Sport, Exercise and Health - Supervisor Sandra Mandic


  • Katie Brennan
    Sport Science - Supervisors: Lynnette Jones, Jim Cotter