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Dr. Barbi Law

Dr. Barbi Law

Dr. Barbi Law

Schulich School of Education - School of Physical and Health Education - Associate Professor and Graduate Coordinator - MSc Kinesiology
office: AC201-J, Centre for Physical and Health Education
email: barbil@nipissingu.ca
tel: 705.474.3450      
ext: 4147
fax: 705.474.1947
web: Dr. Barbi Law's Website

Education:

BKin (Honours), McMaster University;
MA, University of Ottawa;
PhD, University of Western Ontario

Areas of Specialization:

  • Psychological Skills in Sport and Physical Activity
  • Child and Youth Physical Activity Promotion

Research Interests:

  • Modeling (observational learning) and imagery in sport, exercise, physical education, and rehabilitation settings
  • Knowledge translation in applied sport psychology
  • Physical literacy across the lifespan
  • School-based physical activity interventions
  • Coach and PE teacher professional development

Current & Future Research:

  • Exploring the transfer of imagery skills in a physical education setting (Principal Investigator, funded by SSHRC)
  • Manipulating the speed of observational learning and imagery practice: Effects on sport performance (Principal Investigator)
  • Coaches’ use of observational learning: Current status and future opportunities (Co-Investigator, funded by the Coaching Association of Canada)
  • Self-control of self-observational feedback (Co-Investigator)
  • Should I stay or should I go? Solving the retention puzzle in public fitness (Co-Investigator, funded by SSHRC)
  • Exploring athletes’ transfer of imagery skills from sport to other achievement domains (Primary Investigator)

Publications:

For further details regarding specific research interests, current projects, publications, and student opportunities, please visit my website at http://ppahp.nipissingu.ca/dr-barbi-law/

Courses Taught:

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  • PHED 1016 Motor Development
  • PHED 2026 Psychology of Physical Activity
  • PHED 4046 Contemporary Issues in Physical Activity
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