Faculty & Staff


Stewart Petersen, PhD


Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation

About Me

PhD (Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation), University of Alberta, 1987
MA (Physical Education), University of Victoria, 1981
BA (History and English), University of Victoria, 1975

•    Instructor in the School of Physical Education, University of Victoria (UVIC), 1979 to 1984
•    Assistant coach, varsity rugby and head coach, U19 rugby for the Department of Athletics at UVIC, 1979 to 1984
•    After completing doctoral studies at University of Alberta, joined the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation in 1987
•    Adjunct professor, School of Exercise Science Physical and Health Education, UVIC


•    Thermal, metabolic and cardiopulmonary consequences of protective clothing and equipment ensembles and load carriage in occupational applications such as military, structural and wildland firefighting, and search and rescue
•    Development and implementation of employment standards for physically demanding occupations


PEDS 411 – Physiology of Emergency Response Occupations
PEDS 514 – Sport Physiology