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Past Students

2018

Dr. Michelle Guerrero

Advisor: Dr. Krista Chandler

Dissertation: Examining Correlates, Antecedents, and Outcomes of Children’s Imagery Use in Physical Activity Contexts

Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Healthy Active Living and Obesity (HALO) Research Group, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario

 

Dr. Matt Hoffmann

Advisor: Dr. Todd Loughead

Dissertation: Toward a Deeper Understanding of Peer Athlete Mentoring in Sport: A Comprehensive Investigation

Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Ottawa and Cape Breton University

 

Piotr Piasecki

Advisor: Dr. Todd Loughead

Thesis: The Effectiveness of Mindfulness Meditation Training on Perceptions of Team Cohesion, Mindfulness, and Emotional Competence

Current Position: Graduate student, Adler University

 

Shawn Filion

Advisor: Dr. Krista Chandler

Thesis: Psychological Skills Used by Sport Psychology Consultants to Improve Their Consulting  

Current Position: Graduate student, Ottawa University


2017

Marie Desrosiers

Thesis: Assessing the group dynamic variables of athlete leadership, cohesion, and trust utilizing a social network approach

Advisor: Dr. Todd Loughead

Current Position: Sport psychology consultant

 

Jesse Martin

Thesis: Relationships between children's use of imagery and domains of physical competence

Advisor: Dr. Krista Chandler

Current Position: Faculty of Education student, University of Windsor

 

Matt Miller

Thesis: A retrospective analysis: Injured youth athletes' imagery use during rehabilitation

Advisor: Dr. Krista Chandler

Current Position: Occupational Therapy student, Dalhousie


2016

Tyler Geikie

Thesis: The relationship between young athletes' imagery use and mental toughness

Advisor: Dr. Krista Chandler

Current Position: Graduate Student, University of Ottawa


2015

Emily Guerin

Thesis: The influence of imagery use in older adults on activities of daily living and instrumental activities of daily living

Advisor: Dr. Krista Chandler

Current position: Programs Coordinator at St. Andrew's Residence

 

Jennifer Tomayer

Thesis: Validating the Children's Active Play Imagery Questionnaire

Advisor: Dr. Krista Chandler

Current Position: Student of Chiropractic College, Toronto ON


2014

Kim Curtin

Thesis: The influence of culture on perceptions of the female exerciser stereotype

Advisor: Dr. Krista Chandler

Current position: Ph.D. Candidate at University of Alberta

 

Geoffrey Hackett

Thesis: Examining the relationships between trust in athlete leadership and cohesion

Advisor: Dr. Todd Loughead

Current position: PacificSport Vancouver Island


2013

Brittany Cooper

Thesis: Training terminology on perceptions of women who engage in muscle strengthening activities

Advisor: Dr. krista Chandler

Current position: Instructor at Fanshawe College

 

Michelle Peters

Thesis: The relationship between self-rated athlete leadership characteristics, self-construal, and team cohesion

Advisor: Dr. Todd Loughead

Current position: Research Assistant at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital


2012

Justin Bacchus

Thesis: The influence of Facebook on perceptions of team cohesion: A team-building perspective

Advisor: Dr. Todd Loughead

Current position: Registered Nurse at Windsor Regional Hospital

 

Alison Divine

Thesis: Examining the relationship between team cohesion and self-presentation

Advisor: Dr. Krista Chandler

Current position: Obtained PhD from Western University

 

Celina Shirazipour

Thesis: Exerciser stereotypes of female weight trainers

Advisor: Dr. Krista Chandler

Current position: Ph.D. Candidate at Queen's University

 

Anthony Vander Laan

Thesis: The relationship between the congruency in perceptions of coach leadership behaviours and perceptions of cohesion and performance

Advisor: Dr. Todd Loughead

Current position: Pastor


2011

Alyson Crozier

Thesis: Investigating the moderating role of athlete leadership on
leadership behaviours and perceptions of cohesion

Advisor: Dr. Todd Loughead

Current position: Faculty member at the University of South Australia

 

Shannon Gesualdo

Thesis: Investigating the role of gender on athlete leadership and coaching behaviours

Advisor: Dr. Todd Loughead

Current Position: Acting Communications Coordinator with North Bay/Parry Sound District Health Unit

 

Eric Nadalin

Thesis: Children's use of active play imagery

Advisor: Dr. Krista Chandler

Current Position: Manager, Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention,  Windsor Essex-County Health Unit

 

Lindsay Walsh

Thesis: An examination of psychological strategies used by basketball officials

Advisor: Dr. Krista Chandler

Current Position: Director, Basketball Development with the Ontario Basketball Association


2010

Amanda Bakker

Thesis: Investigating cohesion as a mediator in the athlete leadership
behaviour and collective efficacy relationship in ice hockey

Advisor: Dr. Todd Loughead

Current position: Teacher
 

Lisa Cooke

Thesis: The effect of exercise experience on imagery use, efficacy beliefs, and body image among females

Advisor: Dr. Krista Chandler

Current position: Obtained Ph.D. from Western University

 


Karen Maini

Thesis: The influence of self-presentational efficacy on men's social anxiety in the weight room

Advisor: Dr. Krista Chandler

Current position: Master of Physical Therapy at Western University

 


Kyle Paradis

Thesis: Investigating the mediating role of cohesion in the relationship between athlete leadership and athlete satisfaction in youth sport.

Advisor: Dr. Todd Loughead

Current position: Post-doctoral fellow at University of Windsor, Department of Kinesiology, SPPARC Lab

 


Sonya Spalding

Thesis: Exploring the effect of athlete leadership on the cohesion-performance relationship

Advisor: Dr. Todd Loughead

Current position: Registered Kinesiologist at Bayshore HealthCare


 2009 

Paige Mattie

Thesis: Examining the relationship between imagery use and mental toughness 
 
Advisor: Dr. Krista Chandler

Current position: Research Assistant, with the Directorate of Fitness, National Defense
 


2008

Ashleigh Baker

Thesis: The influence of coaching efficacy on team cohesion
 
Advisor: Dr. Todd Loughead

Current position: Employed by the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit as a Health Promotion Specialist

 


Andrée Castonguay

Thesis: The influence of group goal type on cohesion 

Advisor: Dr. Todd Loughead

Current position: Post-Doctoral fellow at Concordia University


Trista Hallman 

Thesis: An examination of ice hockey players' imagery use and perspective 
 
Advisor: Dr. Krista Chandler

Current position: Faculty member at the University Partnership Centre at Georgian College  

 


Amy Kossert

Thesis: The nature and valence of appearance-related exercise imagery 
 
Advisor: Dr. Krista Chandler

Current position: Ph.D. candidate at the University of Western Ontario 

 


Diana Vincer

Thesis: The influence of athlete leadership behaviors on team cohesion
 
Advisor: Dr. Todd Loughead

Current position: Acquisitions Editor at Human Kinetics Publishers  


2007

Natalia Bessette

Thesis: The influence of norms for aggression and cohesion on perceived belonging in youth hockey
 
Advisor: Dr. Todd Loughead

Current position:  Research Administrator at McGill University and Entrepeneur

 


Courtney Robert

Thesis: Examining the Dysfunctional Body Change Behaviors Model in male and female weight lifters

Advisor: Dr. Krista Chandler

Current position: Obtained Ph.D. from Virginia Tech University

 


Wade Wilson

Thesis: Frequency of imagery use in sport in male youth hockey players

Advisor: Dr. Krista Chandler

Current position: Ph.D. candidate at University of Waterloo


2006

Nikki Laing

Thesis: The influence of self-presentational efficacy on social anxiety in a male weight lifting context

Advisor: Dr. Krista Chandler

Current position: Employee in the Customer Relations Department for Home Warranty for Pulte Homes, in Pheonix, Arizona, and instructs fitness classes

 


Lisa (Murphy) Martin

Thesis: Examining the effects of an imagery intervention on the soccer skill performance of young athletes aged 11-12 and 13-14

Advisor: Dr. Krista Chandler

Current position: College and Employment Prep Instructor at St. Clair College


2005

Nathan Hall

Thesis: Coaches' encouragement of imagery use by athletes

Advisor: Dr. Krista Chandler

Current position: University of Winnipeg, cross appointment between Education and Kinesiology

 


Jenny O

Thesis: Effects of image speed on the acquisition and performance of a soccer skill

Advisor: Dr. Krista Chandler

Current position: Lecturer at the College of Education and Allied Studies, California State University


2004

Leisha Strachan

Thesis: Using imagery to control anxiety in young elite athletes

Advisor: Dr. Krista Chandler

Current position: Faculty member at the University of Manitoba


2003

Arvin Kim

Thesis: Imagery use in dependent and non-dependent male weight lifters

Advisor: Dr. Krista Chandler


2002

Mark Bruner

Thesis: An investigation of the effects of fast tracking on minor hockey-aged athletes in junior hockey

Advisor: Dr. Krista Chandler

Current position: Faculty member at Nipissing University


2001

Catherine Sabiston

Thesis: The effects of sport advertising on females' body images

Advisor: Dr. Krista Chandler

Current position: Faculty member at the University of Toronto