Erica Bennett

Assistant Professor

Office Address:
War Memorial Gymnasium, Room 218
6081 University Boulevard
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1


The University of British Columbia, 2017, PhD (Kinesiology)
The University of British Columbia, 2011, MA (Kinesiology)
The University of British Columbia, 2008, BA(Psychology)

Courses Taught

KIN 150 Sport and Exercise Psychology
KIN 571 Qualitative Methods in Sport, Leisure, and Health Studies

Research and Teaching

Grounded in critical and community approaches to physical activity psychology, Dr. Bennett’s work attends to the psychological, behavioural, and sociocultural factors shaping physical activity and health-related adaptational processes across the life course. Her work centers (i) the physical activity experiences of individuals living with chronic illness and disabilities, (i) physical (in)activity and the aging body, and (iii) elite athlete stress, emotion, and coping.

Potential Students:

Students interested in pursuing a graduate degree or post-doctoral fellowship are encouraged to contact me at the email address above.

Consulting and Professional Practice:

Consulting inquiries should be directed to me at the email address above.