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Professor, Kinesiology & Physical Education
Areas of Expertise: Sport psychology; Sport psychology - performance enhancement, motivation, mental skills training; Exercise psychology - adherence, rehabilitation, compliance, goal setting, program evaluation; Exercise and fibromyalgia; Children in sport; Behaviour modification;
Biography: My academic interests cover the sport, exercise, and health domains. I attempt to understand how psychological variables such as perceived control, attitudes, and self-efficacy affect individual's participation in physical activity. I work…
Associate Professor, Kinesiology & Physical Education
Areas of Expertise: Psychological recovery from injury and rehabilitation; Sport psychology; Sport psychology consulting/performance enhancement; Enhancing health and physical activity behaviours across the lifespan; Retirement from sport and lifelong health and physical activity.
Biography: My research program is focussed on the psychology of injury and psychological recovery from injury. I am interested in studying the many psychosocial issues involved in injury and rehabilitation, in particular the emotional recovery from injury and the…
Associate Professor, Kinesiology & Physical Education, Undergrad Advisor (July 1-December 31, 2016)
Areas of Expertise: Exercise Psychology; Sport Psychology; Behaviour change and physical activity; Children's physical activity in school; Health promotion
Biography: My academic areas of interest include health promotion and the psychology of physical activity. My research applies a social ecological lens to understand individual, environment (social and physical), and policy influences on physical activity…
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Professor, Kinesiology and Physical Education
Areas of Expertise: Sport psychology; Exercise psychology; Group Dynamics; Team Building; Youth Sport; Cohesion; Individual role understanding and acceptance;
Biography: Mark Eys (Ph.D.) is a Professor in the Departments of Kinesiology/Physical Education and Psychology at Wilfrid Laurier University, and a Canada Research Chair (Tier II) in Group Dynamics and Physical Activity. He received his undergraduate degree…