Kerry Mummery, PhD, FASMF

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

Contact

Professor and Dean, Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation - Faculty Affairs
Email
kerry.mummery@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 492-3364
Address
3-108 University Hall
8840 - 114 St NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2J9

Overview

About

Degrees:

  • 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


Background:

  •  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

Research

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

•   Lead on the Australian 10,000 Steps project 2001 - 2010 (http://www.10000steps.org.au/)

•   Lead on the Canadian UWalk project 2013 – present (https://uwalk.ca/)





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

Courses

KSR 525 - Contemporary Issues in Sport and Recreation

The course will examine current topics and issues within the sport and recreation environment from a variety of perspectives including economic, finance, sociology, management, and ethics. Credit will be granted for only one of KSR 525 or KSR 716.

Winter Term 2021
KSR 716 - Contemporary Issues in Sport and Recreation

The course will examine current topics and issues within the sport and recreation environment from a variety of perspectives including economic, finance, sociology, management, and ethics. Sections offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students. Credit will be granted for only one of KSR 525 or KSR 716.

Winter Term 2021

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