SSIRG Members

Name Areas of Research
Bob Barney
  • History of the Modern Olympic Games
  • History of Olympic Commercialism
  • Canadian "nation-bulding" through the Olympic Games
Glen Belfry
  • Physiology and biochemistry of exercise training
  • Exercise and testing protocols to enhance body composition in youth
"Chella" Packianathan Chelladuarai
  • Management Theory
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Leadership
  • Human Resource Management
Karen Danylchuk
  • Sport marketing
  • Internationalization in education and sport management
  • Sport management curriculum
  • Intercollegiate athletics
  • Women in sport
  • Participation in sport
Landy Di Lu
(post-doctoral researcher)
  • Organizational theory
  • Organizational and institutional change in sport
  • Inter-organizational relationships in sport
Alison Doherty
  • Management of non-profit and voluntary sport, particularly at the community level
  • Volunteerism in sport organizations and sport events
  • Group and non-profit sport board dynamics
  • Organizational capacity
Lisa Fischer
  • Care of athletes with sport concussions
  • Guideline development: Management of Persistent Symptoms post TBI.
  • Chair, CPFC Sport and Exercise Medicine Section
  • Research collaborations with the London Brain Consortium
Craig Hall
  • Sport, exercise and rehabilitation psychology
  • Imagery, self-efficacy, motivation, self-presentation and exercise identity
Michael Heine
  • Discourse Analysis of economic processes and commodification in sports
  • Aboriginal Games Documentation in sub-Arctic and Arctic Canada
  • Indigenous cultural histories
David Howe
  • Culture of disability
  • Embodied philosophical ethnography
  • Ethics of Paralympism
  • Health and (dis)ability
  • Medical and policy discourse surrounding the (dis)ability sport
  • Social history of the Paralympic Movement
Peter Lemon
  • Macronutrient (CHO, FAT, PRO) ingestion timing and exercise performance
  • Food supplements and health and/or exercise performance
  • Training and exercise performance
  • Exercise and body composition changes
 Laura Misener
  • Social impacts of sporting events
  • Sport and events as tools for increasing sport participation
  • Policy analyses and cross-cultural comparative politics of sport and leisure
  • Intersections of sport, physical activity, and health promotion
Eva Pila
  • Utilizing psychosocial frameworks, Eva Pila studies how feelings and thoughts about the body and self can impact health behaviours, mental health, and well-being. She draws on gendered perspectives to understand social and health conditions that disproportionately impact women
Brendan Riggin 
(post-doctoral fellow)
  • sport and leadership
  • 'Hockey FIT (Fans in Training) Program'
Mac Ross
  • Sport and Communication
  • Sport and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada
  • Sport for Development
  • Social History of Sport
  • Sport and Gender
  • Sport and Race
Angela Schneider
  • Genetic Doping in Sport
  • Olympic Studies
  • Women and Sport and Embodiment
  • Philosophy of Sport
  • Sport Medicine Ethics
Carla Filomena Silva
  • Investigations at the intersection between movement activities, social justice, and human development
  • Paralympic movement and disability sport
  • Holistic impact of participation in movement activities for people with disabilities
Jim Weese
  • Sport leadership
  • Executive leadership development
  • Higher education