Dr. Gordon Bloom

Professor / Department Chair
Dr. Gordon Bloom
Research areas: 
Sport Psychology
Contact Information

475 Pine Avenue West
Montreal, Quebec H2W 1S4

Sport Psychology Research Lab Website

Email address: 
gordon.bloom [at] mcgill.ca
Sport Psychology Research Lab
Areas of expertise: 

Sport psychology, Coaching knowledge and behaviours, Disability sport, Team culture.


B.A. (W. Ont.), M.A.(York), Ph.D.(Ott.)

Selected publications: 

Glaude, M., Bloom, G. A., & Martin, L. J. (in press). An in-depth exploration of a positional subgroup in professional sport. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology.

Alexander, D. & Bloom, G. A. (2023). Exploring coaches’ experiences and perceptions of a virtual parasport coach mentorship program. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 64, 102303.

Durand-Bush, N., Baker, J., van den Berg, F., Richard, V., & Bloom, G. A. (2023). The Gold Medal Profile for Sport Psychology (GMP-SP). Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 35(4), 547–570.

Lefebvre, J. S., Henderson, S., Salomie, A., Heath, N. L., & Bloom, G. A. (2023). A mixed-methods examination of a mental health awareness program in elite ice hockey. International Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 21(3), 557–578.

Armstrong, A., Bloom, G. A., Lefebvre, J. S., & Schaefer, L. (2022). Examining how Canadian Hockey League General Managers build and sustain cultures of excellence. Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology, 11(3), 320-333.

Bloom, G. A., Trbovich, A. M., Caron, J. G., & Kontos, A. P. (2022). Psychological aspects of sport-related concussions: An evidence-based position paper. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 34(3), 495-517.

Henderson, S., Bloom, G. A., & Alexander, D. (2022). Desired coaching behaviours of elite divers during competition. International Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 20 (6), 1777-1794.

Steins, R. M., Bloom, G. A., & Caron, J. G. (2022). Exploring female University athlete experiences of coping with protracted concussion symptoms. The Sport Psychologist, 36(1), 10-19.

Lefebvre, J.S., Alexander, D., Sweet, S.N, & Bloom, G.A. (2021). A mixed-methods case study examining the developmental networks of athletes in a wheelchair rugby team. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 56, 102000.

Lefebvre, J.S., Bloom, G.A., & Duncan, L.R. (2021). A qualitative examination of the developmental networks of elite sport coaches. Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology, 10 (2), 310-326.

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