Dr. Barbi Law

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Dean / Graduate Studies
Professor / Faculty of Education and Professional Studies - Schulich School of Education - Physical and Health Education
Full-time Faculty
Graduate Program Faculty
BKin (Honours), McMaster University
MA, University of Ottawa
PhD, University of Western Ontario
Areas of Specialization:

Applied sport psychology interventions (e.g., imagery, modeling)Children's physical activity promotion

Research Interests:

My research program explores strategies for creating positive sport and physical activity experiences, with a focus on children. Projects explore topics such as:

  • Use of mental skills to enhancing learning, performance, and self-beliefs
  • Children's development of physical literacy
  • School-based physical activity
  • Coaches' integration of sport psychology into practice

Dr. Law is also a certified Mental Performance Consultant through the Canadian Sport Psychology Association (CSPA-ACPS). She has provided mental training services and workshops to athletes, teams, and coaches from recreational to elite competitive levels.


For further details regarding specific research interests, current projects, publications, and student opportunities, please visit my website at http://ppahp.nipissingu.ca/dr-barbi-law/