Nick Maitland

LecturerNick Maitland

Sport Coaching Programme Coordinator
Rehua 313
Internal Phone: 93484


Research Interests

Dr Nick Maitland is a lecturer in the University of Canterbury's Faculty of Health. He specialises in sociology of sport and sport marketing. He is interested in participation in lifestyle sports, such as surfing, skateboarding and snowboarding, particularly the experiences of older particpants. Much of this interest comes from being an older participant himself in skateboarding and snowboarding.

Recent Publications

  • Maitland N. (2021) Why and how people over forty continue with lifestyle sports : Changes in practice and meaning.. University of Canterbury.
  • Maitland N. and Light RL. (2021) A Tale of Two Surfers: Joy and Wellbeing in Mature Participants. World Journal of Social Science Research 8(4): p60-p60.
  • Maitland NJ. (2015) Spinning Media: Understanding how snowboarding video producers incorporate advertising into subcultural media. Christchurch, New Zealand. University of Canterbury.