Glynis Longhurst

Dr Glynis Longhurst

Principal Academic Staff Member


  • 1991 BA (Psychology and Human Movement)
  • 2010 Diploma Sports Massage
  • 1995 Higher Education Diploma (Postgraduate)
  • 1995 Masters in Human Movement Science
  • 2002 PhD (Sport Science)
  • 2011 Certificate in Adult Teaching
  • 2017 Certificate in Exercise Prescription for the Prevention and Treatment of Disease

Industry Experience, Affiliations and Achievements

  • Accreditation: South African Professional Institute of Kinderkinetics, Clinical Exercise Physiology
  • Member of the International Federation of Adapted Physical Activity and South African Professional Institute for Kinderkinetics.
  • Secretary General  of the International Council for Physical Activity and Fitness Research
  • Clinic Manager for the Wintec Biokinetic Clinic
  • Board Member Sport and Exercise Science New Zealand (SESNZ) Accreditation portfolio

Areas of Expertise and Research

  • Adapted Physical Activity
  • Motor Learning
  • Exercise prescription for special populations

Commissioned Reserch Report to External Bodies

  • 2012 Taekwon-Do Research Voucher
  • 2012 Ethnic minority Physical Activity Initiatives: Hamilton, New Zealand
  • 2013 Hare Orange Correctional Services
  • 2014 Hamilton City Council. Activate Communities Park project.