Mark Bruner, PhD

Dr. Mark Bruner

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

Twitter: @mark_bruner


PhD, University of Saskatchewan

MHK, University of Windsor

MTeach, Griffith University

BKin, McMaster University

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