Student Stories

See what your fellow classmates are up to and what they’re doing with their Kinesiology degrees.

Do you have a unique or KINspiring story to tell? We’re always looking to hear from Kinesiology students whether they’re current students or alumni. Share your story!


Sean Sinden

Supervisor: Dr. Michael Koehle
Current Program: MSc
Research Area: Doping psychology, anti-doping, genetics in sport

smsinden@alumni.ubc.ca

Current Graduate Students


Coralie Riendeau

Supervisor: Dr. Peter Crocker
Current Program: MA – Sport & Exercise Psychology
Research Area: coping, stress, burnout, perfectionism, cognitive processes

coralie.riendeau@alumni.ubc.ca

Current Graduate Students


Eveline Pasman

Supervisor: Dr. Mark Carpenter
Current Program: PhD
Research Area: Influence of fear and anxiety on static and dynamic balance control in healthy adults and clinical populations. StartReact effect in balance correcting responses. Proprioception in Parkinson’s disease patients.

e.pasman@alumni.ubc.ca

Current Graduate Students


Nicole Ong

Supervisor: Dr. Nicola Hodges
Current Program: PhD
Research Area: Motor learning, specifically error processing and observational learning

nong@interchange.ubc.ca

Current Graduate Students


Shannon Lim

Supervisor: Dr. Mark Carpenter and Dr. J Timothy Inglis
Current Program: MSc in Kinesiology
Research Area: Postural control

shannon.lim@alumni.ubc.ca

Current Graduate Students


April Karlinsky

Supervisor: Dr. Nicola Hodges
Current Program: PhD in Kinesiology
Research Area: motor learning and control, joint action

akarl@interchange.ubc.ca

Current Graduate Students


Katie Gunnell

Supervisor: Dr. Peter Crocker
Current Program: PhD
Research Area: Exercise Psychology

kgunnell@interchange.ubc.ca

Current Graduate Students


Chris Forgaard

Supervisor: Dr. Ian Franks
Current Program: PhD
Research Area: Human Motor Control: My research program involves using startling acoustic stimuli and single-joint mechanical perturbations to investigate the nature of movement preparation.

chrisforgaard@gmail.com

Current Graduate Students


Shawn Forde

Supervisor: Dr. Brian Wilson and Wendy Frisby
Current Program: PhD
Research Area: Sport for development and peace, social movements, gender, pedagogy

shawn.forde@alumni.ubc.ca

Current Graduate Students


Matt Dolf

Supervisor: Prof. Robert Sparks & Prof. Jan-Anders Månson
Current Program: PhD
Research Area: Sport Management and Environmental Sustainability

Current Graduate Students