June 15-18, 2016

Lab members Matthew Vierimaa and Devyn Richards presented their research at the annual North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity Conference (NASPSA) held at the Hotel Bonaventure in Montréal, Québec.

March 11-12, 2016

Honor thesis student Terry Cowan presented his research at the 20th Annual Eastern Canada Sport and Exercise Psychology Symposium (ECSEPS) held at McMaster University on March 11-12, 2016.

January 27, 2016

Congratulations to Dr. Bruner for being recognized for his ground breaking research here at Nipissing University. Watch the interview below:

June, 2015

The Youth and Development through Sport and Physical Activity lab would like to congratulated honors thesis student Brogan Bailey on being accepted to the Master of Kinesiology at Dalhousie University graduate program. Congratulations!  

March 27-28, 2015

Honors thesis students Zach Root, Brogan Bailey and Devyn Richards presented their research at the 19th Annual Eastern Canada Sport and Exercise Psychology Symposium (ECSEPS) held at the University of Ottawa on March 27-28, 2015.

April, 2014 

The Youth and Development through Sport and Physical Activity lab congratulates  two lab members on being accepted to graduate studies. Honors thesis student Matt McGuckin will be attending Queens University in the MSc in Kinesiology program, and Lab Coordinator Chris Forrest will be attending University of Waterloo in the Masters of Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology program. Congratulations!

March 28, 2014

Listen to Dr. Bruner’s CBC Sudbury interview describing recent research findings surrounding group dynamics in youth sport, and the social influences sport may have on youth development:

March, 2014

Honors thesis students Matt McGuckin and Kelsea Stewart presented their research at the 18th Annual Eastern Canada Sport and Exercise Psychology Symposium (ECSEPS) held at the University of Toronto on March 21-22, 2014.

February, 2014

As a thank you to the 28 youth hockey teams and over 400 youth hockey players that participated in our Teammate Experiences Study, we had members of both the Mens and Women’s Varsity Hockey teams run practices for the North Bay and area youth hockey teams involved. It was a great opportunity for the players […]