Dr. Greg Rickwood

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Associate Professor / Faculty of Education and Professional Studies - Schulich School of Education - Physical and Health Education
Full-time Faculty
Graduate Program Faculty
PhD (Education Studies) Western University
MA (Coaching Studies) Western University
BEd Brock University
BA (Honours) Wilfrid Laurier University
Areas of Specialization:

Physical Education Pedagogy; Curriculum Studies; Social Studies

Research Interests:

Teacher pedagogy, physically active school cultures, mental resiliency, school-based physical activity opportunities, teacher-coach mentorship, inclusive educational environments

Current & Future Research:

Canadian Institute of Health Research Grant (2015-2017): Implementation and Impact Evaluation of a School Travel Planning Program Passing the torch: A school-based mentorship program for teacher-coaches (2016-2018)


Rickwood, G. & Breadner, L. (2015). The status of daily physical activity in Northern Ontario’s elementary public schools. Journal of Education and Training Studies, 3 (2), 136-149.

Rickwood, G. (2015). Cultural components of physically active schools. Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, 28 (1), 3-7.

Rickwood, G. & Foisy, C. (2014). People power: Active role models at the core of active secondary school cultures. Physical and Health Education Academic Journal, 6 (1), 1-26.

Rickwood, G. (2013). School culture and physical activity: A systematic review. Canadian Journal of Educational Administration and Policy, Issue 143, 1-51.

Rickwood, G. & Singleton, E. (2013). A cultural approach to promoting physical activity in secondary schools. Physical and Health Education Academic Journal, 4 (3), 1- 25.