This dynamic and timely presentation provided insights to practitioners about major developments in the field of human motivation, as applied to physical activity behaviour.
Key focus points included:
You can view the Edmonton presentation on our YouTube channel.
This year, our panellists were:
The Alberta Centre for Active Living and Mount Royal University proudly co-sponsored this important half-day Physical Activity Forum in Edmonton and Calgary.
Dr. Phil Wilson is recognized as a leading researcher in the field of human motivation and health-related behaviours. He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Education and Kinesiology at Brock University (St. Catharines, Ontario). He is the co-founder and current co-director of the Behavioural Health Sciences Research Lab (BHSRL) at Brock University.
Dr. Wilson obtained his doctoral degree in Physical Education and Recreation at the University of Alberta in 2003. In 1996, he earned a Master of Science degree in Physical Education and Exercise Science (University of North Dakota, 1996), preceded by a Bachelor of Science degree in Leisure Studies (University of North Carolina Greensboro, 1994).
Among other professional undertakings, Dr. Wilson is a synapse mentor with the Canadian Institute of Health Research, an adjunct faculty member with the Department of Kinesiology (McMaster University) and an Editorial Board member for the Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology and the American Journal of Health Behavior.