This section includes articles in refereed journals written by Centre researchers in 1998 to 2001.
Most of the links below take you to article abstracts. In most cases, you will need to subscribe to the journal to access full articles.
Mummery, W. K., & Spence, J. C. (1998). Stages of physical activity in the Alberta population. Canadian Journal of Public Health, 89 (6), 412-423.
Mummery, W. K., Spence, J. C., Vincenten, J. A., & Voaklander, D. C. (1998). A descriptive epidemiology of sport and recreation injuries in a population-based sample: Results from the Alberta Sport and Recreation Injury Survey (ASRIS). Canadian Journal of Public Health, 89, 53-56.
Abrami, P. C., Lou, Y., Chambers, B., Poulsen, C., & Spence, J. C. (1999, July). Within-class grouping: Evidence versus conjecture. National Institute Economic Review, no. 169, 105-108.
Spence, J. C. (1999). When a note of caution is not enough: A comment on Hausenblas, Carron, and Mack and theory testing in meta-analysis. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 21, 376-381.
Abrami, P. C., Lou, Y., Chambers, B., Poulsen, C., & Spence, J. C. (2000). Why should we group students within-class for learning? Educational Research and Evaluation, 6, 158-179.
Courneya, K. S., Plotnikoff, R. C., Hotz, S. B., & Birkett, N. J. (2000). Social support and the theory of planned behavior in the exercise domain. American Journal of Health Behavior, 24 (4), 300-308.
Dryden, D. M., Francescutti, L. H., Rowe, B. H., Spence, J. C., & Voaklander, D. C. (2000). Personal risk factors associated with injury among female recreational ice hockey players. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 3 (2), 140-149.
Dryden, D. M., Francescutti, L. H., Rowe, B. H., Spence, J. C., & Voaklander, D. C. (2000). Epidemiology of women’s recreational ice hockey injuries. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 32, 1378-1383.
Lou, Y., Abrami, P. C., & Spence, J. C. (2000). Effects of within-class grouping on student achievement: An exploratory model. Journal of Educational Research, 94, 101-112.
McGannon, K. R., & Mauws, M. K. (2000). Discursive psychology: An alternative approach for studying adherence to exercise and physical activity. Quest, 52 (2), 148-165.
Mummery, W. K., Spence, J. C., & Hudec, J. C. (2000). Understanding physical activity intention in Canadian school children and youth: An application of the theory of planned behavior. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 71 (2), 116-124.
Plotnikoff, R. C., Brez, S., & Hotz, S. B. (2000). Exercise behavior in a community sample with diabetes: Understanding the determinants of exercise behavioral change. The Diabetes Educator, 26 (3), 450-459.
Blanchard, C. M., Rodgers, W. M, Spence, J. C., & Courneya, K. S. (2001). Feeling state responses to acute exercise of high and low intensity. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 4, 30-38.
Courneya, K., Plotnikoff, R., Hotz, S., & Birkett, N. (2001). Predicting exercise stage transitions over two consecutive 6-month periods: A test of the theory of planned behaviour in a population-based sample. British Journal of Health Psychology, 6, 135-150.
Plotnikoff, R. C., & Higginbotham, N. (2001). Protection motivation theory and exercise behavior change for the prevention of coronary heart disease in a high-risk sample of Australian adults. Psychology, Health & Medicine, 7 (1), 87-98.
Plotnikoff, R., Blanchard, C., Hotz, S., & Rhodes, R. (2001). Validation of the decisional balance constructs of the transtheoretical model in the exercise domain: A longitudinal test in a population sample. Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science, 5 (4), 191-206.
Plotnikoff, R., Hotz, S., Birkett, N., & Courneya, K. (2001). Exercise and the transtheoretical model: A longitudinal test of a population sample. Preventive Medicine, 33, 441-452.
Smith, C., Raine, K., Anderson, D., Dyck, R., Plotnikoff, R. C., Ness, K., & McLaughlin, K. (2001). A preliminary examination of organizational capacity for heart health promotion in Alberta’s Regional Health Authorities. International Journal of Health Promotion and Education.
Spence, J. C., & Blanchard, C. M. (2001a). Effect of pretesting on feeling states and self-efficacy in acute exercise. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 72, 310-314.
Spence, J. C., & Blanchard, C. M. (2001b). Publication bias in sport and exercise psychology research: The games we play. International Journal of Sport Psychology, 32, 386-399.
Spence, J. C., Mandigo, J. L., Poon, P., & Mummery, W. K. (2001). A survey of physical education enrolment at the secondary level in Alberta. AVANTE, 7 (1), 97-106.