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Cross-Cultural Motivation for Physical Activity and Sport

Project Information
Description: 

A series of studies sought to examine the cross-cultural validity of common measures used to assess motivation for physical activity and sport; examined internalization processes involved in motivation; compared physical activity levels across cultures.

Project Date: 
2011-01-01 - 2022-09-29
Type of Project: 
Research
Research Area: 
Health Research
Sub-Research Area: 
Psychosocial/Health Behavioural Research

Locations

Hong Kong S.A.R., China
United Kingdom
United States
Australia

McGill University Project Leader Information

Project Leader: 

Catherine M. Sabiston

Primary Position

Faculty: 
Faculty of Education
Department: 
Kinesiology and Physical Education
Position/Appointment: 
Associate Professor
Research Interests: 
Dr. Sabiston’s research interests are focused primarily on the link between indicators of emotional wellbeing and physical activity motivation and behaviour. Her studies target individuals who are most at-risk for low levels of physical activity, including women, individuals with chronic disease, and youth.
Biography: 

Postdoctoral Fellowship University of British Columbia, Epidemiology/Medicine
PhD University of British Columbia, Human Kinetics
MSc University of Windsor, Human Kinetics
BSc Dalhousie University, Kinesiology

Role: 
Co-Investigator

Non-McGill Partners

Partner: 

Christopher Lonsdale

Country: 
Australia
University/Organization: 
University of Western Sydney
Role: 
Principal Investigator