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Comprehensive School Health

Elias, P.H., Montemurro, G., Sulz, L. Torrance, B. & Storey, K. (2020). Canadian after-school care providers’ perceived role promoting healthy lifestyles: a focused ethnography. BMC Public Health 20, 1279

McKernan, C., Gleddie, D.L., & Storey, K. (2020) Student-centred photovoice as a mechanism for home-school interaction: Teacher perceptions of efficacy. Health Education Journal, 79(1), 82-93.

McKernan, C., Montemurro, G., Chahal, H., Veugelers, P., Gleddie, D.L., & Storey, K. (2019) Translation of school-learned health behaviours into the home: student insights through photovoice. Canadian Journal of Public Health. 1-10. 10.17269/s41997-019-00232-1

Robinson, D.B., Berg, S., & Gleddie, D.L. (2018). A scoping review of school-based physical activity and healthy eating/nutrition interventions. Revue phénEPS/PHEnex Journal, 9(2), 1-28.

Faught, E.L., Gleddie, D.L., Storey, K.E., Davison, C.M., & Veugelers, P.J. (2017). Healthy lifestyle behaviours are positively and independently associated with academic achievement: an analysis of a nationally representative sample of Canadian early adolescents. PLOS-ONE, 12(7), 10.1371/journal.pone.0181938

Faught, E.L., Ekwaru, J.P., Gleddie, D.L., Storey, K.E., Asbridge, M., & Veugelers, P.J. (2017) The combined impact of diet, physical activity, screen time and sleep on academic achievement: a prospective study of elementary students in Nova Scotia, Canada. International Journal of Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity, 14(1), 29. 10.1186/s12966-017-0476-0

Gleddie, D. L. & Robinson, D. (2017). Creating a healthy school community?  Consider critical elements of educational change. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 88(4), 22-25.

Sulz, L.D., Gibbons, S., Naylor, P.J., & Wharf Higgins, J. (2016). Complexity of choice: teachers’ and students’ experiences implementing a choice-based Comprehensive School Health model. Health Education Journal, 75(8), 986-997.

Sulz, L.D. & Gibbons, S.L. (2016). Whole-School approaches to health promotion in high schools: a review of four recent interventions. International Journal of Physical Education, 53(2), 2-15.


Morrison, H., & Gleddie, D. (2019). In-service teachers’ and educational assistants’ professional development experiences for inclusive physical education. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 30(4), 328-337.

Morrison, H., & Gleddie, D. (2019). Playing on the same team: Getting teachers and educational assistants on the same page in physical education. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 90(8), 34-41. doi 10.1080/07303084.2019.1644257

Morrison, H., & Gleddie, D. (2019). Interpretive case studies of inclusive physical education: Shared experiences from diverse school settings. International Journal of Inclusive Education, 4(4), 1-21. doi: 10.1080/13603116.2018.1557751

Jacula, E., & Morrison, H. (2018). Cultivating inclusion in physical education: We are all in this together. Runner: The Journal of the Health and Physical Education Council of The Alberta Teachers’ Association, 49(1), 40-49.

Physical and Health Education

Fletcher, T., Vasily, A., NiChroinin, D., & Gleddie, D.L. (2021). An Actor-oriented Perspective on Implementing a Pedagogical Innovation in a Cycling Unit. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education

Nesdoly, A., Gleddie, D.L., & McHugh, T. -L. (2021). An exploration of Indigenous peoples’ perspectives of physical literacy. Sport, Education, and Society, 26(3), 295-308,

Gleddie, D.L. & Morgan, A. (2020). Physical literacy praxis: A theoretical framework for transformative physical education. UNESCO Prospects, 50(1), 31-53.

Hennig, L., Schaefer, L., & Gleddie, D.L. (2020). In(di)visible: Inquiring into being ‘othered’ as a means to teach social justice in PHETE. Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy. DOI: 10.1080/17408989.2020.1789573

Lorusso, J., Johnson, A., Morrison, H., A., Stoddard, A., Borduas, C., Cameron, N., Lim, C., & Price, C. (2020). Looking through the lens: Capturing the experiences of physical and health education graduate students in Canada. Physical Education & Sport Pedagogy.

McLester, J., Gleddie, D.L., Kell, S. & Sulz, L. (2020). Why HPE? Vision and advocacy for health and physical education. The Runner, 51(1), 41-47.

Nesdoly, A., Gleddie, D.L., & McHugh, T. -L. (2020). An exploration of Indigenous peoples’ perspectives of physical literacy. Sport, Education, and Society

Sulz, L.D., Gibbons, S., Naylor, P.J., & Wharf Higgins, J. (2020). Evaluation of an intervention to increase student motivation and enrolment in physical education. Physical Educator, 77(3),

Sulz, L., Morrison, H., & Fenlon-MacDonald, C. (2020). Supporting Students’ Mental Health in Physical Education Classes. Runner: The Journal of the Health and Physical Education Council of The Alberta Teachers’ Association, 51(1), 9-16.

Bracco, E., Lodewyk, K., & Morrison, H. (2019). A case study of disengaged adolescent girls’ experiences with physical education and teaching games for understanding. Curriculum Studies in Health and Physical Education, 10(3), 207-225.

Bradford, B., Gleddie, D.L., Millard, C. (2019) The principal factor: A literature review juxtaposing the roles of elementary physical education teachers and principals. Physical and Health Education Canada Journal, 84(4),

Gleddie, D.L. (2019). Meaningful physical education – for life! The Runner, 50(1), 4-6.

Kell, S., Sulz, L., Bradford, B., & Gleddie, D.L. (2019). Research-informed teaching tips for health educators. The Runner, 50(1), 27-32.

Robinson, D., Randall, L., Barrett, J., Gleddie, D.L., & Berg, S. (2019) Canada’s 150-minute ‘Standard’ in Physical Education: A Consideration of Research Evidence Related to Physical Education Instructional Time. Curriculum Studies in Health and Physical Education, 10(3), 226-246

Gleddie, D. L. (2018). What the Health. The Runner, 49(1), 15-17.

Lorusso, J. R., Morrison, H. J., & Johnson, A. M. (2017). Canadian physical education and kinesiology unit mission statements: Who is playing by the rules of the game? International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 2(4), 97-112.

Robinson, D.B., Gleddie, D.L., & Berg, S. (2017). At My Best 4-5-6: Users observations of a health education curriculum-support resource. Alberta Journal of Educational Research, 63(3), 249-266.

Sulz, L., Balderson, D., Gleddie, D.L., Hickson, C., Chorney, D., & Kell, S. (2017). Research-informed teaching tips for physical educators. The Runner, 46(1), 9-14.

Sulz, L.D., Temple, V., & Gibbons, S. (2016). Measuring student motivation in high school physical education: development and validation of two self-report questionnaires. The Physical Educator, 73(3), 530-554.

Sulz, L.D., Humbert, M.L., Gyurcsik, N.C., Chad, K.E., & Gibbons, S.L. (2010). A student’s choice: enrollment in elective physical education. PHEnex, 2(2), 1-17.

School Sport

Sulz, L. D., Gleddie, D. L., Kinsella, C., & Humbert, M. L. (2023). The health and educational impact of removing financial constraints for school sport. European Physical Education Review, 29(1), 3–21.

Ahmed, M. D., Yan Ho, K. W., Van Niekerk, L.V., Sulz, L., & Begum, S. (2020). Social support and sport participation motive in female adolescents in India – study of age transition and achievement level. Physical Culture and Sport Studies and Research, 88(1), 10.2478/pcssr-2020-0025 

Sulz, L.D., Gleddie, D.L., Urbanski, W., & Humbert, L. (2020). Improving school sport: Teacher-coach and athletic director perspectives. Sport in Society

Gleddie, D.L., Sulz, L., Humbert, L. & Zajdel, A. (2019). If you must cut athletes from school sport teams: Consider best practices. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 90(2), 24-30.

Mauro, J., Gleddie, D.L., & Sulz, L. Opinion: Cutting kids from the team shouldn’t end their desire to play. Edmonton Journal, November 3, 2018:

Mauro, J., Gleddie, D.L., & Sulz, L. Increasing engagement by addressing de-selection practices in youth sport. SIRCuit Blog (Sport information resource Centre), October 11, 2018:

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