Awards

The Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation boasts a number of internationally-acclaimed and award-winning scholars.

 
  • Academy of Leisure Sciences Fellow
     Sponsor     Recipient     Year  
    Academy of Leisure Sciences      Karen Fox     2011  
    Academy of Leisure Sciences
         Gordon Walker     2009  
    Academy of Leisure Sciences
         Tim Burton     1989  
  • AHFMR Medical or Health Scholar
    Recipient     Year  
    Charles Putman     2000  
  • AHFMR Medical or Health Senior Scholar
    Recipient     Year  
    Charles Putman     2007  
  • AHFMR Population Health Investigator
    Sponsor     Recipient     Year  
    AHFMR     Nicholas L. Holt
        2006-2010
     
    AHFMR     Tanya Berry     2006,2009  
  • American College of Sports Medicine, Fellow
    Recipient      Year 
    Darren DeLorey      2010
  • Beatty Memorial Lecturer
     Sponsor     Recipient     Year
     McGill University     Kerry Courneya     2012
  • Canada Research Chair
    Sponsor      Recipient     Year
    Government of Canada
        Tanya Berry
        2015
    Government of Canada      Kerry Courneya     2004
  • Canadian Academy of Health Sciences Fellow
    Sponsor    Recipient   Year
    Council of Canadian Academies, Government of Canada     Kerry Courneya   2012
  • Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncology Award of Research Excellence
    Recipient      Year
    Kerry Courneya      2012
  • CAPO Award for Research Excellence
    Sponsor      Recipient     Year
    Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncology      Kerry Courneya      2012
  • CIHR Investigator Award
    Sponsor      Recipient     Year
    Government of Canada     Valerie Carson
        2015
    Government of Canada      Kerry Courneya     2000
  • Early Career Distinguished Scholar Award
    Sponsor       Recipient      Year
    North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity      Kerry Courneya      1998
  • Early Career Investigator Award
    Sponsor       Recipient     Year
    Society of Behavioral Medicine       Kerry Courneya     1999
  • Eva Steinert Centennial Distinguished Lecturer
    Sponsor      Recipient     Year
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Illinois     Kerry Courneya     2001
  • Fellow of the Canadian Society for Psychomotor Learning and Sport Psychology
    Sponsor     Recipient  
    Canadian Society for Psychomotor Learning & Sport Psychology (SCAPPS)     Len Wankel  
  • Fellow of the International Federation of Adapted Physical Activity
    Sponsor     Recipient     Year
    IFAPA      Donna Goodwin     2010
  • Fellow of the Research Consortium
    Sponsor      Recipient     Year
    American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, & Dance
        Brian Maraj     1999
  • Killam Annual Professorship
    Sponsor       Recipient     Year
    University of Alberta       Wendy Rodgers
        2009
    University of Alberta 
         Gordon Bell
        2006
    University of Alberta        Kerry Courneya
        2001
    University of Alberta 
         Debra Shogan
      1999
  • McCalla Professorship
    Sponsor       Recipient     Year
    University of Alberta       John C. Spence      2011
    University of Alberta
         Vicki Harber     2010
    University of Alberta
         Gordon Walker     2008
    University of Alberta
         Brian Maraj     2007
    University of Alberta
         John Dunn     2006
    University of Alberta
         Gordon Bell     2003
    University of Alberta
         Wendy Rodgers     2001
    University of Alberta
         Kerry Courneya     2000
    University of Alberta
         Debra Shogan     1995
    University of Alberta
         Trevor Slack     1993
    University of Alberta
         Garry Smith     1991
    University of Alberta
         Gerald Redford     1989
    University of Alberta
         Jane E. Watkinson     1987
    University of Alberta
         Ann M. Hall     1984
    University of Alberta
         Bob Wilberg     1983
    University of Alberta
         Art H. Quinney     1981
  • Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal
    Sponsor      Recipient     Year
    Government of Canada      John C. Spence     2013
  • R. Tait McKenzie Award
    Sponsor      Recipient     Year
     PHE Canada
         Linda Thompson     2002
     PHE Canada
         Gerald Redmond     1999
     PHE Canada      Herb McLaughlin     1985
     PHE Canada      Gerald Glassford     1984
     PHE Canada      Murray F.E. Smith     1981
     PHE Canada      Dorothy Harris     1979
     PHE Canada      Patricia L. Austin     1971
     PHE Canada      Alan Affleck     1969
     PHE Canada      Donald Smith     1965
  • Robert Fertile Memorial Award
    Recipient      Year
    Nancy Spencer-Cavaliere      2010
  • SCAPPS Founder
    Recipient      Year
    Bob Wilberg     1977
  • SCAPPS Young Scholar Award/Franklin Henry Young Scientist Award
    Recipient      Year  
    John C. Spence     1993  
    Kerry Courneya     1992
     
    Donna Goodwin     1991  
  • University of Alumni Recognition Award
    Recipient      Year
    Donna Goodwin      2008