Brian Maraj, PhD

Professor, Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation - Faculty Affairs

Contact

Professor, Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation - Faculty Affairs
Email
brian.maraj@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 492-8649
Address
4-419 Van Vliet Complex - West
8831 - 116 St NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2H9

Overview

About

Degrees

Ph.D. Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
M.A. Department of Physical Education, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
B.P.E. School of Physical Education and Athletics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Background

2008 - Present:   Professor Faculty of Physical Education & Recreation, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta 

2003 - 2008:   Associate Professor, Faculty of Physical Education & Recreation, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta 

1999 - 2003:   Assistant Professor Faculty of Physical Education & Recreation, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta

1996 - 1999:   Assistant Professor Department of Kinesiology, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA


Research

Motor learning and control: Understanding the mechanisms involved in the acquisition of motor skills and the appropriateness of transfer between skills.


Teaching

PEDS 203 - Skill Acquisition and Performance
PEDS 307 – Motor Development


Courses

KIN 203 - Skill Acquisition and Performance

The course presents a psychological approach to understanding human motor behaviour. The course examines the processes involved in learning motor skills and controlling movement, and the factors that influence acquisition and performance. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of KIN 203 or PEDS 203.

Fall Term 2020
KIN 207 - Physical Growth and Psychomotor Development

A study of the sequential changes in physical growth and motor development with emphasis on individual difference. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of KIN 207 or 307, PEDS 207 or 307.

Fall Term 2020
KIN 436 - Applied Endurance Training

Students will learn how to develop and implement effective endurance training programming for a wide range of individuals through experiential learning opportunities. Further, students will work across sport science disciplines to explore how a range of theoretical concepts interact and intersect to produce quality endurance sport performances. Prerequisite: KIN 335. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of PAC 491 or KIN 436.

Winter Term 2021

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