Leadership Education for Physical Activity, Health, and Sport

The Leadership Education for Physical Activity, Health, and Sport cluster focuses on developing effective pedagogy and professional competency for physical activity leaders and coaches and also investigates factors that influence human motor development, learning, and performance across the lifespan and in diverse populations.

LEARN LabCognitive and Functional Learning (LEARN) Laboratory
Professor: Shannon Bredin

The Cognitive and Functional Learning (LEARN) Laboratory: the purpose of the LEARN Laboratory is to examine factors that influence human motor development, learning, and performance, with a specific focus on factors related to cognition, functional activities of healthy living, and the development of knowledge across the lifespan. The overall goal of this research is to develop evidence-based tools, strategies, and standards for the development of healthy physical behaviour and expert performance across the lifespan. The LEARN Laboratory is a member of the Physical Activity and Chronic Disease Prevention Unit.

Physical Cultural Studies and Sport History Research Group
Professor: Patricia Vertinsky

The Physical Cultural Studies and Sport History Research Group is a part of the socio-cultural research group in the School of Kinesiology exploring a variety of topics within the area of sociology and history of sport, physical activity and the body.