Faculty Members and Areas of Research
- Frederick I. Bell, EdD (North Carolina-Greensboro)
- Teaching effectiveness in physical education, games teaching, assessment in games and gymnastics.
- Catherine A. Gaul, PhD (Victoria)
- Exercise physiology, pediatric sport performance, women and exercise, health benefits of exercise in cancer patients, occupational physiology, fitness and testing.
- Sandra L. Gibbons, PhD (Oregon)
- Team building through physical education, gender equity in physical education, affective domain in physical education, teaching effectiveness, classroom assessment in physical education.
- Timothy F. Hopper, PhD (Alberta)
- School integrated teaching education, teacher games for understanding and electronic portfolios. Action research and qualitative research genres. Social constructivism and complexity therories.
- Sandra R. Hundza, PhD (Victoria)
- Neural control of human movement; motor rehabilitation after injury (e.g. neurotrauma) and with disease and aging. Neural control of balance during walking and coordination of limbs and trunk during rhythmic movement (e.g., walking or cycling); assistive devices and technologies related to mobility.
- Marc Klimstra, PhD (Victoria)
- Biomechanics and motor control of human movement in sport, exercise and rehabilitation.
- Lara Lauzon, PhD (Victoria)
- Teacher wellness, college and university student health and wellness, organizational and workplace wellness, leadership, active health, and media and body image.
- John Meldrum, PhD (Waterloo)
- Management, marketing, and service quality. Understanding human relationships and the attachment to people, places and activities in a health, leisure, sport or community context.
- Patti-Jean Naylor, PhD (Victoria)
- Socio-ecological and setting-based approaches to health promotion, obesity and chronic disease prevention, dissemination, knowledge translation/exchange, implementation and organizational capacity.
- Douglas R. Nichols, PhD (Oregon)
- Outdoor recreation and leisure for special populations, recreation administration, environmental interpretation.
- Ryan Rhodes, PhD (Alberta)
- Behavioural medicine, psychology of physical activity and sedentary behaviour, social cognitive and personality theories of health behaviour, research methods, and psychometrics.
- Lynneth A. Stuart-Hill, PhD (British Columbia)
- Exercise hematology and immunology, occupational physiology, development of pre-employment physical abilities tests, children and exercise, exercise prescription.
- Viviene A. Temple, PhD (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology)
- Physical activity for people with disabilities and disadvantaged groups; inclusive pedagogy, movement skills of children.
- Geraldine H. Van Gyn, PhD (Alberta)
- Skill acquisition and practice characteristics, cognitive factors in skilled behaviour.
- S. Joan Wharf Higgins, PhD (British Columbia)
- Health literacy; community-based research; health promotion policy and practice; qualitative research design and methodology; social marketing; determinants of population health.
- E. Paul Zehr, PhD (Alberta)
- Neural control of human movement; neural mechanisms of arm and leg coordination during rhythmic movement; neuromuscular plasticity associated with training and rehabilitation.