HES Seminar Series: A community-university partnership to understand and evaluate community-based spinal cord injury peer mentorship.

Event Details

Speaker: Shane Sweet, Ph.D., McGill University

Speaker Biography

Dr. Shane Sweet is an exercise and health psychologist and a disability and community-based researcher. He is an associate professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education and the co-director of the Theories and Interventions in Exercise and Health Psychology Laboratory at McGill University. The overarching goal of Shane’s program of research is to enhance the lives of adults, whether healthy or living with chronic conditions/disease (e.g., adults with cardiovascular disease, spinal cord injury). Through his research, he aims to (a) understand physical activity participation and well-being by testing and integrating theory and developing conceptual models; (b) promote physical activity participation and enhance well-being via theory-based interventions; and (c) engage the community in research to co-construct and disseminate knowledge as well as evaluate knowledge translation initiatives. He is also a sports enthusiast, enjoys reading crime novels, and an emerging comic book fan.