The disciplinary backgrounds and fields of study within the Department of Tourism, Sport and Society range from national parks management and outdoor recreation to history, sociology, and geography, to urban recreation, sport management, and tourism in all its forms.

Recent Submissions

  • Low-load resistance training with hypoxia mimics traditional strength training in team sport athletes 

    Thuwakum, W.; Hamlin, Michael J.; Manimmanakorn, Nuttaset; Leelayuwat, N.; Wonnabussapawich, P.; Boobpachat, D.; Manimmanakorn, Apiwan (University of Pitesti, Romania, 2017-03)
    The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of low-load resistance training under hypoxia compared to conventional resistance training. Forty male team sport athletes (20.2 ± 1.7 y, 172.5 ± 5.6 cm, 66.3 ± 9.6 kg) ...
  • Drink and the historians: Sober reflections on alcohol in New Zealand, 1840-1914 

    Ryan, Gregory J. (University of AucklandAuckland, 2010-04)
    In reviewing the existing historiography of alcohol in nineteenth- and early twentieth-century New Zealand, this article emphasizes the need for histories that examine the perspective of the drinker and that consider the ...
  • Understanding the creation and use of polar weather and climate information 

    Thoman Jr, R. L.; Dawson, J.; Liggett, D.; Lamers, M.; Stewart, Emma; Ljubicic, G.; Knol, M.; Hoke, W. (American Meteorological Society, 2017-01)
    The aim of the second PPP-SERA meeting was to identify some of the foundational socioeconomic questions, gaps, and research needs for improving the interface between weather and climate data production, forecast services ...
  • Person-environment fit: Needs and challenges in Antarctica 

    Jaksic, Cyril (Lincoln University, 2018)
    Thousands of individuals are deployed to Antarctica every year to support scientific research. Understanding how they cope in such an unusual location can reveal the factors and dynamic processes of human adaptation inherent ...
  • DIY "worlds" and the co-construction of home and self 

    Mackay, Michael D.; Perkins, Harvey C.; Gidlow, Robert G. A. (2013)
    The question to which this paper speaks is how can DIY home improvement, a central but largely unanalysed element of New Zealand housing culture, be interpreted in social theoretical terms? Many New Zealand householders, ...

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