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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


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

Areas of Specialization:

  • Applied sport psychology interventions (e.g., imagery, modeling)
  • Children's physical activity promotion

Research Interests:

My research program explores strategies for creating positive sport and physical activity experiences, with a focus on children. Projects explore topics such as:

  • Use of mental skills to enhancing learning, performance, and self-beliefs
  • Children's development of physical literacy
  • School-based physical activity
  • Coaches' integration of sport psychology into practice

Dr. Law is also a certified Mental Performance Consultant through the Canadian Sport Psychology Association (CSPA-ACPS). She has provided mental training services and workshops to athletes, teams, and coaches from recreational to elite competitive levels.


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:

  • ​​PHED 2026 Sport & Exercise Psychology
  • PHED 3306 Statistics in Physical Activity
  • KINE 5206 Integrative Seminar in Kinesiology
Nipissing University
100 College Drive, Box 5002, North Bay, ON, Canada  P1B 8L7   Tel: 705.474.3450 | Fax: 705.474.1947 | TTY: 877.688.5507

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