Faculty & Staff


Kerry Mummery, PhD, FASMF

Professor & Dean

Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation

About Me


•    PhD – Physical Education and Sport Studies – University of Alberta – 1994
•    MSc – Physical Education (Sport Psychology) – University of Saskatchewan – 1987
•    BSc – Zoology/Environmental Science – Brandon University – 1981


•    Former professional swim coach with Head Coaching appointments in Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta 1976 - 1996
•    Graduate training in sport and exercise psychology at the University of Saskatchewan and University of Alberta
•    Initial academic appointment as Research Associate at the Alberta Centre for Well-Being (now the Alberta Centre for Active Living) 1993-1996
•    Member of the Faculty of Health Science at Central Queensland University from 1997 - 2010
•    Appointed Dean, Faculty of Physical Education at the University of Alberta in 2010
•    Related Appointments:
              -  Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Health & Environmental Sciences, Auckland University of Technology.
              -  Member, National Health and Medical Research Council, Research Translation Faculty.
              -  Honorary Professor, University of Stirling, Scotland, UK.
              -  Member, Social Dimensions of Health Institute, University of Dundee, Dundee Scotland.
              -  Research Associate, Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand
•    Member, Swimming Canada Board of Directors
•    Member, Coaching Association of Canada Board of Directors
•    Fellow, Australian Sports Medicine Federation


•    My research focuses on the promotion and understanding of health-related physical activity
•    Lead on the Australian 10,000 Steps project 2001 - 2010 (http://www.10000steps.org.au/)
•    Lead on the Canadian UWalk project 2013 – present (https://uwalk.ca/)


•    Co-teaching HE ED 110 – Introduction to Personal Health and Well-Being
•    Currently supervising/co-supervising 3 graduate students
•    Accepting applications from qualified graduate students in the area of physical activity and health promotion