Faculty Members

Explore areas of teaching and research in the Faculty of Kinesiology. 

Biomechanics

Applying science to understand human movement and finding strategies to prevent injury and disease.


Brent Edwards

Professor
Faculty of Kinesiology

Reed Ferber

Professor, Director Running injury Clinic and We-TRAC
Faculty of Kinesiology

Walter Herzog

Professor, Tier l CRC-Molec/Cell Biomech, HPL Director
Faculty of Kinesiology

Art Kuo

Dr B. Nigg Chair Biomechanics Mobility Lgvty, Professor
Faculty of Kinesiology

Darren Stefanyshyn

Professor
Faculty of Kinesiology

Dance Science

Faculties of Kinesiology and Arts offer a combined bachelor degree in dance and kinesiology


Sarah Kenny

Assistant Professor
Faculty of Kinesiology

Exercise Physiology

Evaluating exercise interventions to optimize health and wellness. 


Saied Jalal Aboodarda

Assistant Professor
Faculty of Kinesiology

Patricia (Tish) Doyle-Baker

Associate Professor
Faculty of Kinesiology

John Holash

Instructor
Faculty of Kinesiology

Martin MacInnis

Assistant Professor
Faculty of Kinesiology

David Montero Barril

Assistant Professor
Faculty of Kinesiology

Juan Murias

Associate Professor
Faculty of Kinesiology

Health, Exercise and Sport Psychology

Examining the role of social relationships in physical activity and health behaviours, physical activity and quality of life for cancer survivors, and sport psychology for competitive athletes, coaches and officials. 


Nicole Culos-Reed

Professor; Associate Dean (Graduate)
Faculty of Kinesiology

Meghan McDonough

Associate Professor
Faculty of Kinesiology

David Paskevich

Associate Professor, Associate Dean (Academic)
Faculty of Kinesiology

Penny Werthner

Dean
Faculty of Kinesiology

Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation and Sport Medicine

Reducing the risk of injury in sport and recreation with an emphasis on children and adolescents.


Amanda Black

Assistant Professor
Faculty of Kinesiology

Carolyn Emery

Professor
Faculty of Kinesiology

Kati Pasanen

Assistant Professor
Faculty of Kinesiology

Kathryn Schneider

Associate Professor
Faculty of Kinesiology

Jonathan Smirl

Assistant Professor
Faculty of Kinesiology

Jennifer Zwicker

Assistant Professor, Director of Health Policy
Faculty of Kinesiology

Innovation in Pedagogy and Sport Performance

Improving human performance through innovation and technology.


Larry Katz

Professor
Faculty of Kinesiology

Leadership in Pedagogy and Coaching

Foundational principles of creating an effective learning and coaching environment.


Cari Din

Instructor
Faculty of Kinesiology

Bradley Kilb

Senior Instructor
Faculty of Kinesiology

Motor Behaviour and Neural Control of Movement

Understanding how the motor system learns to produce actions to improve sensory and motor function, and applying motor learning theory to teaching and coaching motor skills to improve learning and performance. 


Tyler Cluff

Assistant Professor
Faculty of Kinesiology

Ryan Peters

Assistant Professor
Faculty of Kinesiology

Nutrition, Metabolism and Genetics

Evaluating nutrition strategies, metabolism and genetics to improve health and wellness and prevent disease. 


Raylene Reimer De Bruyn

Professor, Associate Dean (Research)
Faculty of Kinesiology

Jane Shearer

Professor
Faculty of Kinesiology

Socio-Cultural Aspects of Sport and Physical Activity

Looking at the body, physical activity and health in the larger social context.


William Bridel

Assistant Professor
Faculty of Kinesiology

Joint Faculty Members

Those who hold appointments with Kinesiology and one or more other faculties.

Dr. Steven K. Boyd, PhD

Dr. Sean Dukelow, PhD

Dr. Janet Ronsky, PhD

Dr. Marc Poulin, PhD

Dr. Patrick Whelan, PhD

Dr. Charlene Elliott, PhD

Dr. Dana Olstad, PhD

Student research

Faculty members mentor post-doctoral, graduate and undergraduate researchers. Students can learn more about research, how to approach a potential supervisor, what other students are doing and more. 

Some of our professors are on YouTube. Learn more their research and watch a video.

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More faculty research

Read more about what our professors do in the lab by checking out the most recent Faculty of Kinesiology report.

Annual Report 2018/19