Mark Bruner PHD

Dr. Mark Bruner

Dr. Mark Bruner

Associate Professor
Canada Research Chair (Tier II) in Youth Development through Sport and Physical Activity
School of Physical and Health Education
Nipissing University

office: AC201-L
tel: (705) 474-3450
ext: 4068
fax: 705-474-1947


BKin, McMaster University;
MTeach, Griffith University;
MHK, University of Windsor;
PhD, University of Saskatchewan

Areas of Specialization:

Group Dynamics in Youth Sport
Youth Development Through Sport & Physical Activity

Research Interests:

  • Group dynamics in sport, exercise and physical education settings
  • Positive youth development in sport
  • Social identity in sport
  • Physical activity adherence among adolescents
  • School-based physical activity interventions
  • Team building