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Dr Yusuke Kuroda BS, BA, GCert, MPE, PhD

Lecturer in Exercise & Sport Science

School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition



  • Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science - University of Connecticut (1995)
  • Bachelor of Art in Psychology - University of Ottawa (1997)
  • Graduate Certificate of Health Science in Exercise and Sport Science - University of Sydney (2002)
  • Master of Physical Education (Sport Science) - University of Tsukuba (2004)
  • Doctor of Philosophy - University of Wales (2010)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Psychophysiological responses to exercise, Reversal Theory


Health and Well-being

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Human Movement and Sports Science (110600): Medical And Health Sciences (110000):
Psychology And Cognitive Sciences (170000)

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 0 1

Research Outputs


Kuroda, Y., Hudson, J., Thatcher, R., & Legrand, F. (2017). Telic-paratelic dominance and state effects on responses to resistance and endurance exercise. Journal of Motivation, Emotion, and Personality. 6, 15-22 Retrieved from
[Journal article]Authored by: Kuroda, Y.
Kuroda, Y., Geisler, G., Morel, PCH., & Hapeta, J. (2017). Stress, Emotions, and Motivational States Among Traditional Dancers in New Zealand and Japan. Psychological Reports. 120(5), 895-913
[Journal article]Authored by: Hapeta, J., Kuroda, Y., Morel, P.

Supervision and Teaching

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
CoSupervisor 1 0

Current Doctoral Supervision

CoSupervisor of:

  • Jeremy Hapeta - PhD
    An examination of the interface of cultures in New Zealand Rugby: narratives and perspectives from players, coaches and team case studies

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