Harry Prapavessis, PhD


  • PhD (Western Australia)
  • BA, MA (Western University)

Academic Appointments

  • Department of Oncology - Cross Appointment

Supervising Graduate Students

  • Psychological Basis of Kinesiology

Research Interests

  • Interventions to increase physical activity and decrease sedentary behavior
  • Exercise as a therapy to improve health
  • The role of psychological factors in the prediction, prevention and recovery of injury

Additional Information

Recent Publications

A comprehensive list of publications is available through Google Scholar.

Research Affiliations

Teaching Areas

  • Psychology of Human Movement Science
  • Exercise and Health Behaviour Change


  • Faculty Scholar

Professional Activities

  • Reviewer
    • Canadian Institutes of Health Research
    • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada
    • Canada Foundation for Innovation