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Websites you may find useful for your studies and to keep you up-to-date in the workforce
Sport NZ Sport and Recreation Knowledge Library
The Knowledge Library is for all those working or interested in sport and recreation in New Zealand – practitioners, researchers, students, policy makers and planners.
High Performance Sports New Zealand
High Performance Sport New Zealand (HPSNZ) leads the high performance system in New Zealand. HPSNZ works in partnership with national sport organisations, allocates resources to sports organisations and athletes, and delivers world-leading support to impact performance.
Sport & Recreation Case Study Toolkit
Tell your sport and recreation story:
You know how valuable your organisation is. This self-help toolkit can help you tell others...potential and current members, funders, planners and more.
Sports Performance Bulletin
Sports Performance Bulletin is a free advisory email newsletter. In each issue, I reveal ways to improve your strength and fitness… from mental training to muscle building... to injury prevention, stamina and endurance strategies. I include practical tips, training programmes, and exercises which are now being used by thousands of athletes across the world.
Get introduced to all of the major organ systems of the body. You'll learn some general anatomy (roadmap for your body), and how the organs work to keep you alive! Watch some videos, read some articles, try some flashcards, and then quiz yourself!
International Society of Biomechanics
The ISB promotes and supports international contacts amongst scientists, the dissemination of knowledge, and the activities of national organizations in the field of biomechanics.
Massage New Zealand
Massage New Zealand is the association of professional massage therapists in New Zealand. The purpose of MNZ is to promote the benefits of massage, provide the public with access to registered massage therapists and to support professional massage therapists throughout New Zealand.
International Food Information Council
The International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation is dedicated to the mission of effectively communicating science-based information on health, nutrition and food safety for the public good.
Ministry of Health Nutrition Survey
The Ministry of Health runs national nutrition surveys for adults and children, to collect information on the food and nutrient intake of New Zealanders.
New Zealand Government - Outdoor Recreation
New Zealand Government website with health and safety links as well covering fishing and outdoor recreation in general
Each issue, Wilderness chronicles the New Zealand outdoors in all its forms...It’s been a fascinating journey as tramping, hiking and exploring the great New Zealand outdoors has grown to be the third most popular past time in New Zealand.
International Physical Literacy Association
The International Physical Literacy Association (IPLA) is constituted as a registered charitable incorporated organisation (CIO) with the Charity Commission UK that aims to:
•promote the value of physical literacy world-wide
•continue to develop the concept of physical literacy
•preserve the integrity of physical literacy
•provide a forum for exchange of views relating to physical literacy
•support and disseminate research and scholarly activity in all aspects of physical literacy
•encourage research activity and the application of research and scholarly activity into policy and practice
The New Zealand Psychological Society
The Society is the premier professional and scientific association for psychologists in Aotearoa/ New Zealand and is committed to supporting quality practice, education and research in psychology.
Athletics New Zealand provides opportunities for all members of communities and each week thousands of people take part in Athletics New Zealand initiatives.
Basketball New Zealand is the national body for the sport of basketball in New Zealand. Our role is to develop, grow and promote basketball and participants of the game.
ESPNcricinfo is the world's leading cricket website and among the top five single-sport websites in the world.
This link takes you to the page about New Zealand Cricket.
Information and news on the Black Caps, domestic and International cricket.
A site covering a range of netball topics, news and information.
New Zealand Rugby has direct relationships with its members, including all 26 Provincial Unions, Investec Super Rugby teams, sponsors, and stakeholders such as the New Zealand Government.
Need help evaluating websites?
Search engines like Google can be a great way of quickly finding lots of information relevant to your study. However, you have to be careful which websites you use. Use this CRAAP test guide to help you evaluate websites you find.
The CRAAP Test
The CRAAP Test is a list of questions to ask yourself about information you find online. It can help you sort the good from the bad.
Have you tried using Google Scholar? Google scholar takes you to academic articles online. Check out this useful guide.
Google Scholar includes most peer-reviewed online journals of Europe and America's largest scholarly publishers, plus scholarly books and other non-peer reviewed journals.