Research Interests

Research Interests

Health and Integrative Physiology Neuromechanical Physical Education and Coaching Socio-Cultural Studies Sport and Exercise Psychology

Health and Integrative Physiology

Supervisor Specific Interest(s)
Bredin S, PhD Human motor learning (Skill Acquisition), Motor Expertise, Motor Development, Physical Education, Teacher Preparation, Analysis of Teaching Effectiveness
Khan K, PhD Bone health with a particular emphasis on interventions in childhood and in seniors; research in seniors concerns fall prevention in high-risk groups, such as those with osteoporosis
Koehle M, MD PhD Environmental Physiology, Exercise Physiology, Sports Medicine and High Altitude Medicine
Lam T, PhD Neural and sensory control of walking, gait rehabilitation, neurological injury and rehabilitation
McKenzie DC, PhD, MD Applied physiology; sports medicine
Puterman, E. PhD Fitness, aging and stress, Health psychology
Sheel W, PhD Exercise Science: exercise physiology, respiratory physiology, athletic performance
Warburton DER, PhD Exercise Science: cardiovascular physiology, clinical exercise rehabilitation, exercise physiology, health status in high risk populations, fitness assessment

Neuromechanical

Supervisor Specific Interest(s)
Blouin JS, PhD Neurophysiology of the spine, Head-neck control, Whiplash injuries, Postural control, Vestibulospinal and reticulospinal pathways
Carpenter MG, PhD Physiological and psychological origins of balance disorders and the efficacy of physical activity intervention programs to improve balance performance
Chua R, PhD Human perception and action, visual-motor control, sensory-motor integration, perceptual-motor compatibility, coordination dynamics
Franks IM, PhD Behavioural Research: cognitive aspects of movement control and learning
Hodges NJ, PhD Human motor control and learning across the life-span. Motor expertise. Learning and coordination. Instructions, feedback and observational learning
Inglis JT, PhD Vestibular and somatosensory control of standing balance; microneurographic recording of sensory axons; human kinaesthesis; physical therapy
Lam T, PhD Neural and sensory control of walking, gait rehabilitation, neurological injury and rehabilitation

Physical Education and Coaching

Supervisor Specific Interest(s)
Bredin S, PhD Human motor learning (Skill Acquisition), Motor Expertise, Motor Development, Physical Education, Teacher Preparation, Analysis of Teaching Effectiveness
Gallo M, PhD Coaching science; the elite-level pre-pubertal athlete; growth and motor development

Socio-Cultural Studies

Supervisor Specific Interest(s)
Hurd Clarke L, PhD Aging and Health Research: aging, identity, and body image; ageism; health and embodiment in later life; mobility, aging, and assistive technology; physical activity and aging; and qualitative methods
Vertinsky P, EdD Gender and sport, history and sociology of sport, health and physical activity, social critique of science, socio-cultural issues of health and physical activity
Wilson B, PhD Cultural studies and sociology, with a focus on media studies, deviance, youth, social inequality, social movements, and qualitative methods

 

Sport and Exercise Psychology

Supervisor Specific Interest(s)
Beauchamp MR, PhD Sport and Exercise Psychology, Psychology of Group Dynamics, Role Perceptions, Transformational Leadership, Close Relationships
Crocker PRE, PhD Sport & exercise psychology – stress, coping and emotion; physical self ***only accepting Master students***
Faulkner G, PhD Exercise psychology – physical activity interventions; mental health. ***Fully funded studentships available***
Puterman, E. PhD Fitness, aging and stress, Health psychology