Kerry Mummery, PhD, FASMF

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


Professor and Dean, Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation - Faculty Affairs
(780) 492-3364
3-108 University Hall
8840 - 114 St NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2J9




  • PhD – Physical Education and Sport Studies – University of Alberta – 1994
  • MSc – Physical Education (Sport Psychology) – University of Saskatchewan – 1987
  • BSc – Zoology/Environmental Science – Brandon University – 1981


  •  Former professional swim coach with Head Coaching appointments in Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta 1976 – 1996
  •  Graduate training in sport and exercise psychology at the University of Saskatchewan and University of Alberta
  • Initial academic appointment as Research Associate at the Alberta Centre for Well-Being (now the Centre for Active Living) 1993-1996
  • Member of the Faculty of Health Science at Central Queensland University from 1997 – 2010
  •  Appointed Dean, Faculty of Physical Education at the University of Alberta in 2010
  • Related Appointments:
  • Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Health & Environmental Sciences, Auckland University of Technology.
  • Member, National Health and Medical Research Council, Research Translation Faculty
  • Honorary Professor, University of Stirling, Scotland, UK.
  • Member, Social Dimensions of Health Institute, University of Dundee, Dundee Scotland.
  • Research Associate, Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Past Member, Swimming Canada Board of Directors
  • Past Member, Coaching Association of Canada Board of Directors
  • Member, ParticipAction Board of Directors
  • Fellow, Australian Sports Medicine Federation


My research focuses on the promotion and understanding of health-related physical activity

•   Lead on the Australian 10,000 Steps project 2001 - 2010 (

•   Lead on the Canadian UWalk project 2013 – present (

  • Teaching KRLS 716 – Sport and Recreation Leadership
  • Currently supervising/co-supervising 2 graduate students
  • No longer accepting applications from graduate students for supervision