Current PhD Students


Dr. Bert Carron's Current PhD Students


Kyle Paradis

kparadis@uwo.ca

Hometown

Pickering, Ontario

Education

  • PhD (in progress): Kinesiology (September 2010-present)
    Psychological Bases of Physical Activity and Movement Control
    Supervisor: Dr. Albert Carron

Research Interests:

  • Cohesion and team building in sport and exercise groups
  • Transformational leadership and athlete leadership in sport
  • Role involvement in sport groups
  • Passion for sport, exercise, and physical activity
  • Conflict in sport groups

Research Activity:

  • Carron, A. V., & Paradis, K. F. (2014). The Home Advantage. In R. Eklund, and G. Tenenbaum (Eds.,), Encyclopedia for Sport and Exercise Psychology. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
  • Paradis, K. F., Cooke, L. M., Martin, L. J., & Hall, C. R. (2013). Too much of a good thing? Examining the relationship between passion for exercise and exercise dependence. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 14(4), 493-500.
  • Paradis, K. F. (2013). The annual meeting of the North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity (NASPSPA) 2012. Sport and Exercise Psychology Review, 9(1), 66-71.
  • Paradis, K. F., Carron, A. V., & Martin, L. J. (2013). Development of the Group Conflict Questionnaire. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 35, S104-S105.
  • Martin, L. J., Paradis, K. F., Eys, M. A., & Evans, M. B. (2013). Cohesion in sport: New directions for practioners. Journal of Sport Psychology in Action, 4(1), 14-25.
  • Paradis, K. F., & Martin, L. J. (2012). Team building in sport: Linking theory and research to practical application. Journal of Sport Psychology in Action, 3(3), 159-170.
  • Paradis, K. F., Martin, L. J., & Carron, A. V. (2012). Examining the relationship between passion and perceptions of cohesion in athletes. Sport and Exercise Psychology Review, 8(1), 22-31.
  • Paradis, K. F., & Loughead, T. M. (2012). Examining the mediating role of cohesion between athlete leadership and athlete satisfaction in youth sport.
    International Journal of Sport Psychology, 43(2),
    117-136.
  • Paradis, K. F., Cooke, L. M., Martin, L. J., Hall, C. R., & Carron, A. V. (2012). The relationship between passion for exercise and exercise dependence. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 34, S268.
  • Paradis, K. F., Martin, L. J., & Carron, A. V. (2012). A comparison of coach's and athlete's transformational and transactional leadership behaivour. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 34, S269.
  • Paradis, K. F., Martin, L. J., & Carron, A. V. (2011). Examining the effects of harmonious and obsessive passion on cohesion and intention to return in competitive and recreational athletes. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 33, S174-S175.
  • Paradis, K. F., & Loughead, T. M. (2010). Perceptions of formal and informal athlete leader effectiveness in youth sport. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 32, S184-S185.

Charles Fitzsimmons

cfitzsi3@uwo.ca

Hometown

Toronto, Ontario

Education

  • PhD (in progress): Kinesiology (January 2012-present)
    Psychological Bases of Physical Activity and Movement Control
    Co-Supervisors: Dr. Albert Carron and Dr. Shauna Burke

Research Interests:

  • Elite sport performance with a focus on golf and hockey
  • Psychological interventions to improve sport performance
  • Statistical analysis of sport performance

Research Activity:

  • Fitzsimmons, C. R. S., Burke, S. M., & Carron, A. V. (2013). Understanding the uses of humour in elite competitive sport. Paper presented at the Eastern Canada Sport and Exercise Psychology Symposium, St. Catherines, Ontario, Canada.
  • Fitzsimmons, C. R. S., Burke, S. M., & Carron, A. V. (2013). Analyzing the "dump-and-chase" tactic at the 2013 World Junior Hockey Championships. Paper presented at the Eastern Canada Sport and Exercise Psychology Symposium, St. Catherines, Ontario, Canada.
  • Fitzsimmons, C. R. S., Carron, A. V., & Buckolz, E. E. (2012). An exploratory analysis of the "dump-and-chase" strategy in NHL regular season and Stanley Cup final games. Paper presented at the Canadian Society for Psychomotor Learning and Sport Psychology Conference, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
  • Fitzsimmons, C. R. S., & Carron, A. V. (2012). Comparing PGA Tour and Ontario university golfers. Paper presented at the Eastern Canada Sport and Exercise Psychology Symposium, London, Ontario, Canada.
  • Fitzsimmons, C. R. S., & Carron, A. V. (2012). Comparative performance analysis of PGA Tour and Ontario University golfers. Paper presented at the World Scentific Congress of Golf, Phoenix, Arizona, USA.

Dr. Craig Hall's Current PhD Students


Lisa Cooke

lcooke6@uwo.ca

Hometown

Sydenham, Ontario

Education

  • PhD (in progress): Kinesiology (September 2010-present)
    Psychological Bases of Physical Activity and Movement Control
    Supervisor: Dr. Craig Hall

Research Interests:

  • Using imagery to influence exercise engagement
  • Using imagery as an adjunct for smoking cessation
  • Examining the influence of exercise on bone density changes among females

Research Activity:

  • Paradis, K. F., Cooke, L. M., Martin, L. J., & Hall, C. R. (2013). Too much of a good thing? Examining the relationship between passion for exercise and exercise dependence. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 14(4), 493-500.
  • Cooke, L. M., Fitzgeorge, L., Hall, C. R., & Prapavessis, H. (2013). Imagine That: Examining the influence of exercise imagery on ciggarette cravings and withdrawal symptoms. Paper presented at the Canadian Society for Psychomotor Learning and Sport Psychology Conference, Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada.
  • Cooke, L. M., Paradis, K. F., Martin, L. J., & Hall, C. R. (2013). An assessment of the relationship between passion for exercise and satisfaction with basic psychological needs. Presented at the Fifth International Conference on Self-Determination Theory, Rochester, New York, USA.
  • Cooke, L. M., Fitzgeorge, L., Hall, C. R., & Prapavessis, H. (2013). Just picture it: Exploring the influence of exercise imagery on cigarette craving and withdrawal behaviours. Presented at the Society of Nicotine and Tobacco Research, Boston, MA, USA.
  • Munroe-Chandler, K. J., Hall, C. R., Cooke, L. M., Tobin, D., & Guerrero, M. D. (2013). CAPIQ: A measure of children's imagery use during active play. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 35, S102.
  • Paradis, K. F., Cooke, L. M., Martin, L. J., Hall, C. R., & Carron, A. V. (2012). The relationship between passion for exercise and exercise dependence. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 34, S268.
  • Cooke, L. M., Duncan, L. R., Rodgers, W. M., Hall, C. R., & Wilson, P. M. (2012). Seeing myself differently: An examination of changes to exercise identity during a cardiovascular program for female exercise initiates. Paper presented at the Canadian Society for Psychomotor Learning and Sport Psychology Conference, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
  • Cooke, L. M., Duncan, L. R., Rodgers, W. M., Hall, C. R., & Wilson, P. M. (2011). Examination of the outcome expectancies for female exercise initiates involved in an eight-week cardiovascular program. Paper presented at the Canadian Society for Psychomotor Learning and Sport Psychology Conference, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

(Jacquelyn) Paige Pope (Gregson)

jgregso@uwo.ca

Hometown

Caledon, Ontario

Education

  • PhD (in progress): Kinesiology (September 2010-present)
    Psychological Bases of Physical Activity and Movement Control
    Supervisor: Dr. Craig Hall

Research Interests:

  • Understanding motives in coaching - Self Determination Theory perspective
  • Coach identity prominence - Identity Theory perspective
  • Development of measurement instruments in sport psychology
  • Exploring antecedents and consequences of athlete motives - Self Determination Theory
  • Investigating the link between psychological processes and behaviours of coaches and atheltes

Research Activity:

  • Pope, J. P., & Hall, C. R. (2013). Exploring the relationship betwen coach identity prominence, passion, and burnout. Paper presented at the Canadian Society for Psychomotor Learning and Sport Psychology Conference, Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada.
  • Tobin, D., & Pope, J. P. (2013). Examining the influence of interpersonal coaching styles on competitive athlete's motives. Poster presented at the Canadian Society for Psychomotor Learning and Sport Psychology Conference, Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada.
  • Pope, J. P., & Hall, C. R. (2013). Does the prominence of a coaches' identitiy vary based on their income or the copetitive level that they coach? Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 35, S108.
  • Westlund, N., Pope, J. P., & Tobin, D. (2012). Cognitive general imagery: The forgotten Imagery Function? Journal of Imagery Research in Sport & Physical Activity, 7(1), Article 1.
  • Pope, J. P., & Wilson, P. M. (2012). Understanding motivational processess in university rugby players: A test of the Hierarchical Model of Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation at the contextual level. International Journal of Sport Science & Coaching, 7(1), 89-108.
  • Gregson, J. P., & Hall, C. R. (2011). Testing the item content relevance and structural components of a coach motivation instrument: A Self Determination Theory perspective. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 33, S153.
  • Gregson, J. P., & Hall, C. R. (2011). Exploring the emotions and importance of coaching in sport: An Identity Theory perspective. Paper presented at the Canadian Society for Psychomotor Learning and Sport Psychology Conference, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
  • Gregson, J. P., & Wilson, P. M. (2010). Investigating the influence of interpersonal coaching styles on self-determined motives and rugby performance using the Hierarchical Model of Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation. Paper presented at the Canadian Society for Psychomotor Learning and Sport Psychology Conference, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
  • Gregson, J. P., & Wilson, P. M. (2009). Examining the relationship between coaches' interspersonal styles and motivational processes in competitive Sport. Paper presnted at the Association for Applied Sport Psychology Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. 
  • Gregson, J. P., & Wilson, P. M. (2008). Dimensions of perceived coaching style and athlete motivation: A Self Determination Theory perspective. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 30, S153.

Vince Liardi

vliardi@uwo.ca

Hometown

Brockville, Ontario

Education

  • PhD (in progress): Kinesiology (September 2010-present)
    Psychological Bases of Physical Activity and Movement Control
    Supervisor: Dr. Craig Hall

Research Interests:

  • Identity Theory
  • Stages of Change Theory
  • Self-Determination Theory

Research Activity:

  • Liardi, V. L., & Markland, D. (2013). Implicit and explicit exercise identity, identity salience, and the relationship to exercise behaviour. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 35, S97-S98.
  • Liardi, V. L., Gammage K. L., & Hall, C. R. (2012). The role of exercise identity and self-presentational efficacy: Together in an exercise context. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 34, S252.
  • Liardi, V. L., Cooke, L. M., & Hall, C. R. (2011). Examining stages of exercise with exercise identity. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 33, S165.
  • Cooke, L. M., Liardi, V. L., & Hall, C. R. (2011). Does the shoe Fit? Examining the relationship of exercise identity with exercise frequency, intensity, and duration. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 33, S138. 

Danielle Tobin

dtobin@uwo.ca

Hometown

Ottawa, Ontario

Education

  • PhD (in progress): Kinesiology (September 2011-present)
    Psychological Bases of Physical Activity and Movement Control
    Supervisor: Dr. Craig Hall

Research Interests:

  • Imagery use in children and in exercise
  • Increasing chilren's motivation to be active
  • Self Determination Theory and Basic Needs Theory

 Research Activity:

  • Tobin, D., Nadalin, E., J., Munroe-Chandler, K. J., & Hall, C. R. (2013). Children's active play imagery. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 14(3), 371-378.
  • Munroe-Chandler, K. J., Hall, C. R., Guerrero, M. D., & Tobin, D. (2013). Can an imagery intervention improve children's levels of active play? A pedometer study. Paper presented at the Canadian Society for Psychomotor Learning and Sport Psychology Conference, Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada.
  • Guerrero, M. D., Hoffmann, M. D., Tobin, D., Munroe-Chandler, K. J., & Hall, C. R. (2013). Lessons Learned: Children's perceptions of an imagery intervention aimed to increase physical activity levels. Paper presented at the Canadian Society for Psychomotor Learning and Sport Psychology Conference, Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada.
  • Tobin, D., & Pope, J. P. (2013). Examining the influence of interpersonal coaching styles on competitive athlete's motives. Poster presented at the Canadian Society for Psychomotor Learning and Sport Psychology Conference, Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada.
  • Tobin, D., Guerrero, M. D., Munroe-Chandler, K. J., & Hall, C. R. (2013). Examining the effects of an active play imagery intervention on the basic psychological needs. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 35, S116-117.
  • Munroe-Chandler, K. J., Hall, C. R., Cooke, L. M., Tobin, D., & Guerrero, M. D. (2013). CAPIQ: A measure of children's imagery use during active play. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 35, S102.
  • Guerrero, M. D., Tobin, D., Munroe-Chandler, K. J., & Hall, C. R. (2013). Imagine a world without play: Increasing physical activity behaviours in children through an imagery intervention. Paper presented at the Eastern Canada Sport and Exercise Psychology Symposium, St. Catherines, Ontario, Canada.
  • Guerrero, M. D., Cooke, L. M., Tobin, D., Munroe-Chandler, K. J., & Hall, C. R. (2012). Assessing imagery use in active play: Validation of the Children's Active Play Imagery Questionnaire. Presented at the Canadian Society for Psychomotor Learning and Sport Psychology Conference, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
  • Tobin, D., Munroe-Chandler, K. J., Hall, C. R., Guerrero, M. D., Shirazipour, C. H., & Cooke, L. M. (2012). The relationship between children's active play imagery and basic psychological needs. Paper presented at the Canadian Society for Psychomotor Learning and Sport Psychology Conference, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
  • Tobin, D., & Hall, C. R. (2012). More food for thought on imagery perspective and preference: Peer commentary on the article "A default hypothesis of the development of internal and external imagery perspectives by T. Morris & M. Spittle. Journal of Mental Imagery, 36, (1 & 2).
  • Westlund, N., Pope, J. P., & Tobin, D. (2012). Cognitive general imagery: The forgotten Imagery Function? Journal of Imagery Research in Sport & Physical Activity, 7(1), Article 1.
  • Hall, N. D., Hickson, C. N., Melnychuk, N., & Tobin, D. (2012). Imagery on the fly: Imagery Use by Physical Educators. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 34, S232.
  • Tobin, D., Nadalin, E. J., Hall, C. R., & Munroe-Chandler, K. M. (2011). Age differences in imagery use by children in leisure time physical activities. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 33, S190.
  • Munroe-Chandler, K. J., Hall, C. R., Nadalin, E. J., & Tobin, D. (2011). Childen's use of active play imagery. Poster presented at the Canadian Society for Psychomotor Learning and Sport Psychology Conference, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
  • Tobin, D., Nadalin, E. J., Hall, C. R., & Munroe-Chandler, K. J. (2011). Age differences in imagery use by children in leisure time physical activities-preliminary results. Paper presented at the Eastern Canada Sport and Exercise Psychology Symposium, Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

Alison Divine

adivine@uwo.ca

Hometown

Vancouver, British Columbia

Education

  • PhD (in progress): Kinesiology (September 2012-present)
    Psychological Bases of Physical Activity and Movement Control
    Supervisor: Dr. Craig Hall

Research Interests:

  • Imagery
  • Interventions
  • Exercise and Physical Activity

Research Activity:

  • Divine, A., Cooke, L., Mathieu, E., Selzer, A., Rodgers, W., Berry, T., & Hall, C. R. (2013). Outcome expectations: Differences among high and low exercisers. Paper presented at the Canadian Society for Psychomortor Learning and Sport Psychology, Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada.
  • Mathieu, E., Selzer, A., Cooke, L., Divine, A., Hall, C. R., Berry, T., & Rodgers, W. (2013). The distinction of outcome desirability and outcome liklihood in the prediction of exercise intention. Paper presented at the Canadian Society for Psychomotor Learning and Sport Psychology, Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada.
  • Ste. Marie, D. M., Law, B., Carter, M. J., Westlund, N., Divine, A., & Martini, R. (2013). Group versus individual administration of the Movmement Imagery Questionnaire for Children yields different movement imagery scores. Poster presented at the Canadian Society for Psychomotor Learning and Sport Psychology Conference, Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada.
  • Law, B., Hall, C. R., Divine, A., Westlund, N., Edmunds, A., & O., J. (2013). Imagine the possibilities: Children's use of imagery in physical education. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 35, S96-S97.
  • Divine, A., Munroe-Chandler, K. J., & Loughead, T. M. (2013). Being a part of a team: Cohesion and self-presentation in sport. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 35, S83.
  • Divine, A., & Munroe-Chandler, K. J. (2012). The relationship between appearance self-schema and self-determined exercise motivation. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 34, S221.
  • Divine, A., & Munroe-Chandler, K. J., & Loughead, T. M. (2012). Safety in numbers: Team cohesion and self-presentation. Paper presented at the Eastern Canada Sport and Exercise Psychology Symposium, London, Ontario, Canada.
  • Divine, A., Munroe-Chandler, K. J. (2011). What would I look like if I didn't exercise? Can negative imagery be motivational in the exercise domain? Poster presented at the Canadian Society for Psychomotor Learning and Sport Psychology Conference, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
  • Divine, A., & Munroe-Chandler, K. J. (2011). The role of negative appearance imagery on exercise behavior. Paper presented at the Eastern Canada Sport and Exercise Psychology Symposium, Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

Celina Kacperski

ckacpers@uwo.ca

Hometown

Heidelberg, Germany

Education

  • PhD (in progress): Kinesiology (September 2012-present)
    Psychological Bases of Physical Activity and Movement Control
    Supervisor: Dr. Craig Hall

Research Interests:

  • Imagery in sport
  • Self and Identity theories
  • Construal Level Theory
  • Stereotype formation
  • Social media and networking

Research Activity:

  • Kacperski, C., & Hall, C. R. (2013). A qualitative analysis of goal constural level of sport performance. Paper presented at the Canadian Society for Pscychmotor Learning and Sport Psychology Conference, Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada.
  • Kacperski, C., & Kutzner, F. (2013). Effects of regulatory fit on tactics and the performance of table tennis players. Poster presented at the 14th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Louisiana, New Orleans, USA.
  • Kacperski, C. (2013). Substituting Newspapers with Newsfeeds: the effects of online communication on knowledge formation. Paper Presented at the EASP Small Group Meeting on Motivational, Affective, and Cognitive Sources of the Knowledge Formation process, Krakow, Poland.
  • Kacperski, C., & Kutzner, F. (2012). Why fit improves performance: A study of tactics and the game play of table tennis players to explain regulatory effects. Paper presented at the 44th annual meeting of the Arbeitsgemeinschaft fur Sportpsychologie (ASP), Kiel, Germany.
  • Kohn, R., Reich, P., & Kacperski, C. (2011). Looking after sexual health: Documentation and evaluation. Ein Projekt fur die Sexuelle Gesundheit Schwuler Jugdendlicher und Junger Erwachsener. Ludwigshafen: BB Druck & Service.
  • Kacperski, C., Sommer, D., & Schwedhelm, M. (2008). Stereotype formation from attractiveness judgements. Poster presented at the 2008 Annual Student Poster Congress, Heidelberg, Germany.

Nicole Westlund

nwestlun@uwo.ca

Hometown

Thunder Bay, Ontario

Education

  • PhD (in progress): Kinesiology (September 2012-present)
    Psychological Bases of Physical Activity and Movement Control
    Supervisor: Dr. Craig Hall

Research Interests:

  • Applications of imagery in sport, specifically curling
  • Developing methods to examine the cognitive general function of imagery use
    (i.e., imagery of strategies and tactics in sport)
  • Application and measurement of other mental techniques in curling
    (e.g., mental toughness, goal setting, the development of expertise)
  • Sport motivation
  • Athletic identity

Research Activity:

  • Ste. Marie, D. M., Law, B., Carter, M. J., Westlund, N., Divine, A., & Martini, R. (2013). Group versus individual administration of the Movmement Imagery Questionnaire for Children yields different movement imagery scores. Poster presented at the Canadian Society for Psychomotor Learning and Sport Psychology Conference, Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada.
  • Law, B., Hall, C. R., Divine, A., Westlund, N., Edmunds, A., & O, J. (2013). Imagine the possibilities: Children's use of imagery in physical education. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 35, S96-S97.
  • Westlund, N., & Hall, C. R. (2013). The effects of a cognitive general imagery intervention on decision eficiency and accuracy in curling: A preliminary investigation. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 35, S119.
  • Westlund, N., Pope, J. P., & Tobin, D. (2012). Cognitive general imagery: The forgotten Imagery Function? Journal of Imagery Research in Sport & Physical Activity, 7(1), Article 1.
  • Westlund, N., & Hall, C. (2012). The validation of a curling Strategy evaluation for use in future imagery interventions. Poster presented at the Canadian Society for Psychomotor Learning and Sport Psychology Conference, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
  • Westlund, N., & Hall, C. (2011). Examining the relationships between imagery, sport motivation, and athletic identity in curling. Paper presented at the Canadian Society for Psychomotor Learning and Sport Psychology Conference, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

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