College of Kinesiology

Research Area(s)

  • Development of theoretically driven interventions targeting social and behavior change processes that aid in the self-management and maintenance of physical activity.
  • Identification of social-psychological factors impacting adherence to physical activity among marginalized populations of women (i.e., adult lesbians; women with non-cancer chronic pain)
My research areas fall under the following College of Kinesiology research themes: Healthy Aging and Management of Chronic Conditions.


B.Sc. Occupational Safety and Health/Applied Health, Montana Tech of The University of Montana
M.Sc. Kinesiology, Kansas State University
Ph.D. Kinesiology/Human Nutrition, Kansas State University


Current Projects:

  • Co-design and testing of a self-regulatory skills + physical activity intervention: Implementation outcomes and impacts on physical activity, pain management, and opioid use among Saskatchewan adults living with chronic pain. 
  • Development and implementation of a rural public health certificate program for medical students.