About Sport and Exercise Psychology at Western

Welcome to the web site for the Sport and Exercise Psychology Lab at Western University. We hope that you will browse through our web pages and learn more about us. Our intention is that the information available here will be relevant and useful.

The main objective of our lab is to conduct meaningful and impactful research in the field of sport and exercise psychology respectively.

The faculty directors of the lab are Dr. Albert Carron, and Dr. Craig Hall, who together can attest to over 80 years of combined experience in the sport and exercise psychology field.

The Sport and Exercise Psychology Lab at Western has had a very successful history over the years in developing students. Since 1972, countless successful Master's students have come through studying sport and exercise psychology. With the inception of the PhD program in 1992, our lab has graduated 22 successful Ph.D. Candidates and counting. We encourage you to visit our Alumni section to learn about what many of our successful graduates are doing now.

The members of the lab are actively involved in a wide variety of research activities including attending and presenting at various national and international conferences including the North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physcial Activity (NASPSPA), and the Canadian Society for Psychomotor Learning and Sport Psychology (SCAPPS). We were also pleased to host the Eastern Canada Sport and Exercise Psychology Symposium (ECSEPS) on two occasions first in 2001 and again in 2012.

Please feel free to navigate through the web site and utilise the information available. If you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact either Dr. Carron, Dr. Hall, or one of their graduate students to learn more about what is going on in the Sport and Exercise Psychology Lab. Thanks for visiting our web site. 

Dr. Bert Carron Tribute Day: Saturday November 10, 2012 


On Saturday, November 10, 2012, The Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences at Western University, Dr. Jim Weese hosted a tribute to Dr. Bert Carron with an academic symposium and a banquet reception to celebrate his 45 year career and his 38 years at Western. It was a memorable day for all in attendance.

The Symposium featured a panel of terrific speakers including: Dr. Larry Brawley (University of Saskatchewan), Dr. Kevin Spink (University of Saskatchewan), Dr. Paul Estabrooks (Virginia Tech), Dr. Todd Loughead (University of Windsor), Dr. Mark Eys (Wilfrid Laurier Univeristy), Dr. Shauna Burke (Western University), and moderated by Dr. Craig Hall (Western University).

Following the symposium, a banquet dinner was held in the historic Great Hall located in Sommerville House at Western University. Tribute speeches and a light roasting were delivered from another great Deus including: Jim Weese, Neil Widmeyer, Larry Brawley, Kevin Spink, Penny McCullagh, Bert Taylor, Larry Haylor, and Brett Carron.

The night was a great celebration of the career of Dr. Bert Carron and his contributions to the field of sport and exercise psychology.

Also from this web page:

Bert Carron Retirement Event

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Contact Us

Sport & Exercise Psychology Lab

Rooms 4120, 4125, Thames Hall
School of Kinesiology
Western University
London, Ontario, Canada
N6A 3K7

519.661.2111 (x81492)

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