Health, Sport and Human Performance Papers at Tauranga (2024)

Health, Sport and Human Performance draws on a range of theoretical and applied perspectives to examine the political, cultural, economic and social forces that influence communities and organisations as well as people's behaviour in relation to sport and leisure.

Note: There will be no new enrolments into the Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in Health, Sport and Human Performance subject. Students are directed to new subjects in Community Health, Human Performance Science, and Sport Development and Coaching.

Students are encouraged to contact the Division of Health, Engineering, Computing and Science for programme advice.



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  • 100 Level

    Code Paper Title Points Occurrence / Location
    HPSCI101Introduction to Human Performance Science15.024B (Hamilton) & 24B (Tauranga)
    This paper will provide an introduction to Human Performance Science.
    SDCOA101Sport, Culture and Development: Trends and Issues15.024B (Hamilton), 24B (Online) & 24B (Tauranga)
    In this paper students will gain an introduction to sociological understandings of sport and movement cultures. They will develop new ways of critically thinking about the important role sport plays in contemporary society, including the economy, politics, tourism, the media, and our sense of identity, belonging and community. Stud...
    SDCOA101Sport, Culture and Development: Trends and Issues15.024B (Hamilton), 24B (Online) & 24B (Tauranga)
    In this paper students will gain an introduction to sociological understandings of sport and movement cultures. They will develop new ways of critically thinking about the important role sport plays in contemporary society, including the economy, politics, tourism, the media, and our sense of identity, belonging and community. Stud...
  • 200 Level

    Code Paper Title Points Occurrence / Location
    CMYHE201Healthy Lifestyles and Healthy Communities15.024B (Hamilton) & 24B (Tauranga)
    This paper aims to develop understanding of sociological analyses and critiques of health promotion and to develop comprehension of the relationship between practice and the wider cultural, environmental, political, and social contexts in which health promotion occurs.
    CMYHE202Understanding the Healthy Body: Sociocultural Perspectives15.024B (Hamilton) & 24B (Tauranga)
    This paper develops students' understanding of health as a social and cultural issue, not just a biological one.
    CMYHE202Understanding Healthy Bodies: Sociocultural Perspectives15.024B (Hamilton) & 24B (Tauranga)
    This paper develops a sociocultural understanding of healthy bodies.
    CMYHE202Understanding Healthy Bodies: Sociocultural Perspectives15.024B (Hamilton) & 24B (Tauranga)
    This paper develops a sociocultural understanding of healthy bodies.
    HPSCI203Nutrition for Health and Exercise15.024A (Hamilton) & 24A (Tauranga)
    This paper will include an overview of nutrition in the context of sport and health related settings, with focus on understanding the roles of macro and micro-nutrients, energy balance, measurement of resting, exercising energy expenditure, chronic lifestyle related disease and influences on current diet practices.
    HPSCI204Biomechanics In Sport: Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention15.024A (Hamilton) & 24B (Tauranga)
    This paper covers basic biomechanics concepts, including static mechanics, dynamic mechanics, kinematics, and kinetics. Injury mechanics, prevention and rehabilitation principles and practices are also addressed in the context of sport.
    HPSCI204Biomechanics in Sport: Functional Anatomy and Biomechanical Principles15.024A (Hamilton) & 24B (Tauranga)
    This paper covers basic biomechanics concepts, including static mechanics, dynamic mechanics, kinematics, and kinetics. Injury mechanics, prevention and rehabilitation principles and practices are also addressed in the context of sport.
    HPSCI206Psychology of Health, Sport and Human Performance15.024B (Hamilton), 24B (Online) & 24B (Tauranga)
    This paper addresses key psychological aspects of sport and human performance. Select psychological concepts are covered to develop knowledge, understanding and skills important to a broad range of career and leadership pathways within and beyond sport and exercise. Topics will include confidence and motivation, goal setting, resil...
    SDCOA201Sport and Community Development: Identity, Culture and Society15.024A (Online) & 24A (Tauranga)
    In this paper students will develop critical understandings of how sport is used for the purposes of health, wellbeing and social development within local, national and international communities. Students will be introduced to more advanced key concepts and theories within sociology of sport and development studies, adding in conce...
    SDCOA201Sport and Community Development: Identity, Culture and Society15.024A (Online) & 24A (Tauranga)
    In this paper students will develop critical understandings of how sport is used for the purposes of health, wellbeing and social development within local, national and international communities. Students will be introduced to more advanced key concepts and theories within sociology of sport and development studies, adding in conce...
    SDCOA202Negotiating Sport Development and Coaching Contexts15.024B (Hamilton), 24B (Online) & 24B (Tauranga)
    Sport development and coaching occurs in complex and dynamic interpersonal, physical and organisational environments. This paper introduces and develops knowledge and skills to negotiate effective partnerships for learning in the coaching and instructing nexus.
    SDCOA202Negotiating Sport Development and Coaching Contexts15.024B (Hamilton), 24B (Online) & 24B (Tauranga)
    Sport development and coaching occurs in complex and dynamic interpersonal, physical and organisational environments. This paper introduces and develops knowledge and skills to negotiate effective partnerships for learning in the coaching and instructing nexus.
    SDCOA203Coaching for Learning15.024B (Hamilton) & 24B (Tauranga)
    This paper advances practices integral to learner/athlete centred coaching, facilitation and instruction in an array of sport and recreation settings.
    SDCOA203Coaching for Learning15.024B (Hamilton) & 24B (Tauranga)
    This paper advances practices integral to learner/athlete centred coaching, facilitation and instruction in an array of sport and recreation settings.
    SDCOA203Coaching for Learning15.024B (Hamilton) & 24B (Tauranga)
    This paper advances practices integral to learner/athlete centred coaching, facilitation and instruction in an array of sport and recreation settings.
    SDCOA203Athlete-centred Coaching15.024B (Hamilton) & 24B (Tauranga)
    This paper advances practices integral to learner/athlete centred coaching, facilitation and instruction in an array of sport and recreation settings.
  • 300 Level

    Code Paper Title Points Occurrence / Location
    CMYHE302Health in the Digital Era15.024A (Hamilton), 24A (Online) & 24A (Tauranga)
    This paper critically examines how the growth of digital technologies have influenced understandings and practices of health. Key themes in this paper address the role of digital media in constructing understandings of healthy and unhealthy lifestyles, the changing nature of the healthcare provider-patient relationship, and the dev...
    HELTH381Extended Industry and Community Engagement in Sport30.024D (Hamilton), 24D (Tauranga) & 24I (Hamilton)
    This work-integrated learning paper provides students with an extended engagement with a work placement with an industry or community partner organisation. Enrolment in this paper requires approval from the paper convenor.
    HELTH382Industry and Community Engagement in Sport15.024A (Hamilton), 24A (Tauranga), 24B (Hamilton) & 24C (Online)
    This paper fulfills The University of Waikato's requirement for all students to engage with the wider community in a work-related or applied project setting. This paper provides opportunities for professional and personal development within varied work-related settings relevant to the fields of sport, health and human performance....
    HPSCI301Advanced Exercise Physiology and Prescription15.024A (Hamilton) & 24A (Tauranga)
    The paper critically examines complex physiological mechanisms and explores innovative strategies to manipulate these mechanisms to enhance fitness, performance and health.
    HPSCI301Advanced Exercise Physiology15.024A (Hamilton) & 24A (Tauranga)
    The paper critically examines complex physiological mechanisms and explores innovative strategies to manipulate these mechanisms to enhance fitness, performance and health.
    HPSCI303Advanced Biomechanics in Sport: Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention15.024A (Hamilton) & 24A (Tauranga)
    The paper critically examines the theoretical/biomechanical concepts involved in analysing and monitoring human movement to enhance health and performance outcomes.
    HPSCI304Advanced Strength Conditioning and Exercise Prescription15.024B (Hamilton) & 24B (Tauranga)
    This paper explores tecnological innovations in sport and human performance. It aims to investigate the various forms of technologies used to measure and monitor human performance in sport.
    HPSCI304Advanced Strength Conditioning and Exercise Prescription15.024B (Hamilton) & 24B (Tauranga)
    This paper explores technological innovations in sport and human performance. It aims to investigate the various forms of technologies used to measure and monitor human performance in sport.
    HSHUP301Industry and Community Engagement in Health, Sport and Human Performance 115.0No occurrences
    This paper fulfills The University of Waikato's requirement for all students to engage with the wider community in a work-related or applied project setting. This paper provides opportunities for professional and personal development within varied work-related settings relevant to the fields of sport, health and human performance. This paper is designed for students majoring in the Sport Development and Coaching, or Community Health as part of the Bachelor of Health, Sport and Human Performance.
    HSHUP301Industry and Community Engagement in Health, Sport and Human Performance 115.0No occurrences
    This paper fulfills The University of Waikato's requirement for all students to engage with the wider community in a work-related or applied project setting. This paper provides opportunities for professional and personal development within varied work-related settings relevant to the fields of sport, health and human performance. This paper is designed for students majoring in the Sport Development and Coaching, or Community Health as part of the Bachelor of Health, Sport and Human Performance.
    HSHUP301Industry and Community Engagement in Health, Sport and Human Performance 115.0No occurrences
    This paper fulfills The University of Waikato's requirement for all students to engage with the wider community in a work-related or applied project setting. This paper provides opportunities for professional and personal development within varied work-related settings relevant to the fields of sport, health and human performance. This paper is designed for students majoring in the Sport Development and Coaching, or Community Health as part of the Bachelor of Health, Sport and Human Performance.
    HSHUP301Industry and Community Engagement in Health, Sport and Human Performance 115.0No occurrences
    This paper fulfills The University of Waikato's requirement for all students to engage with the wider community in a work-related or applied project setting. This paper provides opportunities for professional and personal development within varied work-related settings relevant to the fields of sport, health and human performance. This paper is designed for students majoring in the Sport Development and Coaching, or Community Health as part of the Bachelor of Health, Sport and Human Performance.
    HSHUP302Industry and Community Engagement in Health, Sport and Human Performance 215.0No occurrences
    This paper fulfills The University of Waikato's requirement for all students to engage with the wider community in a work-related or applied project setting. This paper provides opportunities for professional and personal development within varied work-related settings relevant to the fields of sport, health and human performance. This paper is designed for students majoring in Human Performance Science for the Bachelor of Health, Sport and Human Performance and will include lab-based practical components.
    HSHUP302Industry and Community Engagement in Health, Sport and Human Performance 215.0No occurrences
    This paper fulfills The University of Waikato's requirement for all students to engage with the wider community in a work-related or applied project setting. This paper provides opportunities for professional and personal development within varied work-related settings relevant to the fields of sport, health and human performance. This paper is designed for students majoring in Human Performance Science for the Bachelor of Health, Sport and Human Performance and will include lab-based practical components.
    HSHUP302Industry and Community Engagement in Health, Sport and Human Performance 215.0No occurrences
    This paper fulfills The University of Waikato's requirement for all students to engage with the wider community in a work-related or applied project setting. This paper provides opportunities for professional and personal development within varied work-related settings relevant to the fields of sport, health and human performance. This paper is designed for students majoring in Human Performance Science for the Bachelor of Health, Sport and Human Performance and will include lab-based practical components.
    HSHUP302Industry and Community Engagement in Health, Sport and Human Performance 215.0No occurrences
    This paper fulfills The University of Waikato's requirement for all students to engage with the wider community in a work-related or applied project setting. This paper provides opportunities for professional and personal development within varied work-related settings relevant to the fields of sport, health and human performance. This paper is designed for students majoring in Human Performance Science for the Bachelor of Health, Sport and Human Performance and will include lab-based practical components.
    HSHUP303Extended Industry Engagement in Health, Sport and Human Performance 130.0No occurrences
    This work-integrated learning paper provides students with an extended engagement with a work placement with an industry or community partner organisation. Enrolment in this paper requires approval from the paper convenor.
    HSHUP303Extended Industry Engagement in Health, Sport and Human Performance 130.0No occurrences
    This work-integrated learning paper provides students with an extended engagement with a work placement with an industry or community partner organisation. Enrolment in this paper requires approval from the paper convenor.
    HSHUP304Extended Industry Engagement in Health, Sport and Human Performance 230.0No occurrences
    This work-integrated learning paper provides students with an extended engagement with a work placement with an industry or community partner organisation. Enrolment in this paper requires approval from the paper convenor.
    HSHUP304Extended Industry Engagement in Health, Sport and Human Performance 230.0No occurrences
    This work-integrated learning paper provides students with an extended engagement with a work placement with an industry or community partner organisation. Enrolment in this paper requires approval from the paper convenor.
    SDCOA301Contemporary Issues in Sport Development in Local and Global Contexts15.024A (Hamilton) & 24A (Tauranga)
    In this paper students will develop critical understandings of how sport is used for the purposes of health, wellbeing and social development within local, national and international communities. Students will interrogate through a social justice lens, contemporary issues in these communities and the key themes running through thes...
    SDCOA301Contemporary Issues in Sport Development in Local and Global Contexts15.024A (Hamilton) & 24A (Tauranga)
    In this paper students will develop critical understandings of how sport is used for the purposes of health, wellbeing and social development within local, national and international communities. Students will interrogate through a social justice lens, contemporary issues in these communities and the key themes running through thes...
    SDCOA304Analysing Coaching for Learning15.024B (Hamilton) & 24B (Tauranga)
    This paper critically examines the instructional strategies and practices adopted to promote effective instruction in selected settings. A range of technologies to support the analysis and reflection process are utilised. Students will have the opportunity to apply these in a broad range of coaching and instructional settings.
    SDCOA304Advances in Coaching Practice15.024B (Hamilton) & 24B (Tauranga)
    This paper critically examines the instructional strategies and practices adopted to promote effective instruction in selected settings. A range of technologies to support the analysis and reflection process are utilised. Students will have the opportunity to apply these in a broad range of coaching and instructional settings.
  • 500 Level

    Code Paper Title Points Occurrence / Location
    HPSCI592Dissertation60.024X (Online) & 24X (Tauranga)
    A report on the findings of a theoretical, applied or empirical investigation.
    HPSCI593Health, Sport and Human Performance Thesis90.024X (Hamilton), 24X (Online) & 24X (Tauranga)
    An externally examined piece of written work that reports on the findings of supervised research.
    HPSCI594Health, Sport and Human Performance Thesis120.024X (Hamilton), 24X (Online) & 24X (Tauranga)
    An externally examined piece of written work that reports on the findings of supervised research.
    HSHUP592Dissertation60.024X (Online) & 24X (Tauranga)
    A report on the findings of a theoretical, applied or empirical investigation.
    HSHUP593Health, Sport and Human Performance Thesis90.024X (Hamilton), 24X (Online) & 24X (Tauranga)
    An externally examined piece of written work that reports on the findings of supervised research.
    HSHUP594Health, Sport and Human Performance Thesis120.024X (Hamilton), 24X (Online) & 24X (Tauranga)
    An externally examined piece of written work that reports on the findings of supervised research.
  • 900 Level

    Code Paper Title Points Occurrence / Location
    HPSCI900Health, Sport and Human Performance PhD Thesis120.024I (Hamilton), 24I (Tauranga), 24J (Hamilton), 24J (Tauranga), 24K (Hamilton), 24K (Tauranga), 24X (Hamilton) & 24X (Tauranga)
    No description available.
    HSHUP900Health, Sport and Human Performance PhD Thesis120.024I (Hamilton), 24I (Tauranga), 24J (Hamilton), 24K (Hamilton), 24X (Hamilton) & 24X (Tauranga)
    No description available.

2024 Catalogue of Papers information current as of : 22 February 2024 8:39am

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