Dr. Gordon Bloom

Professor / Department Chair
Dr. Gordon Bloom
Contact Information

475 Pine Avenue West
Montreal, Quebec H2W 1S4

Sport Psychology Research Lab Website

514-398-4184 Ext 0516
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.)

Research areas: 
Sport Psychology
Selected publications: 

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

Pomerleau-Fontaine, L., Bloom, G.A., & Alexander, D. (in press). Elite wheelchair basketball athletes’ perceptions of the coach-athlete relationship. Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly.

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

Henderson,S., Bloom, G.A., & Alexander, D. (in press). Desired coaching behaviours of elite divers during competition. International Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology.

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.

Alexander, D., Duncan, L.R., & Bloom, G.A. (2022). A critical discourse analysis of the dominant discourses being used to portray parasport coaches in the newspaper media. Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health, 14 (4), 511-529.

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.

Heelis, W.J., Caron, J.G., & Bloom, G.A. (2020). The experiences of high-performance coaches in the management of difficult athletes. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 51, 101751.

Lefebvre, J.S., Bloom, G.A., & Loughead, T.M. (2020). A citation network analysis of career mentoring across disciplines: A roadmap for mentoring research in sport. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 49, 101676.

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