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  1. Sweet, S.N., Noreau, L., Leblond, J., & Martin Ginis. K.A. (2016). Peer support need fulfillment among adults with spinal cord injury: Relationships with participation, life satisfaction and individual characteristics. Disability and Rehabilitation, 38, 558-565. doi:10.3109/09638288.2015.1049376.

  2. Chen, B.P., Awasthi, R., Sweet, S.N., Minnella, E.M., Bergdahl, A., Santa Mina, D., Carli, F., Scheede-Bergdahl, C. (accepted). Four-week prehabilitation program is sufficient to modify exercise behaviors and improve preoperative functional walking capacity in patients with colorectal cancer. Supportive Care in Cancer.

  3. Hieftje, K. D, Duncan, L. R., Pendergrass, T., & Fiellin, L. E. (2016). Development of an HIV Prevention Videogame Intervention: Lessons Learned. International Journal of Serious Games. .

  4. Fiellin, L. E., Kyriakides, T. C., Hieftje, K. D., Pendergrass, T. M., Duncan, L. R., Dziura, J. D., Sawyer, B. G., & Fiellin, D. A. (2016). The design and implementation of a randomized controlled trial of a risk reduction and HIV prevention videogame intervention in minority adolescents: PlayForward: Elm City Stories. Clinical Trials

  5. Duncan, L. R., Hallward, L., & Ziavras, A. (2016). A systematic examination of gain- and loss-framed content in educational resources targeting the prevention of performance enhancing substance use among athletes. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology. .













  1. Montanaro, E., Fiellin, L. E., Fakhouri, T., Kyriakides, T., Duncan, L. R. (2015). Using videogame applications to assess gains in substance use knowledge in adolescents: New opportunities for evaluating intervention exposure and content mastery. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 17(10), e245.

  2. Prokop, N., Duncan, L. R., & Andersen, R. (2015). Do Canadian collegiate hockey players accurately perceive body composition changes after unmonitored training and diet? Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism, 40(10), 1056-1060.

  3. Markland, D., Hall, C. R., Duncan, L. R., Simatovic, J. (2015). The effects of an imagery intervention on exercise-related implicit and explicit attitudes. Psychology of Sport and Exercise.

  4. Mistry, C. D., Sweet, S.N., Rhodes, R. E. & Latimer-Cheung, A. E. (2015). Text2Plan: Exploring changes in the quantity and quality of action plans and physical activity in a text messaging intervention. Psychology & Health, 30, 839 – 856. doi:    10.1080/08870446.2014.997731

  5. Mistry, C. D., Sweet, S. N., Latimer-Cheung, A. E. & Rhodes, R.E. (2015). Predicting changes in planning and physical activity among adults. Psychology of Sport & Exercise, 7, 1-6. doi:10.1016/j.psychsport.2014.10.002

  6. Mistry, C. D., Sweet, S. N., Latimer-Cheung, A. E. & Rhodes, R. E. (2015) Planfulness moderates intentions to plan and planning behaviour for physical activity. Journal of Behavioral Health, 4, 28-32. doi:10.5455/jbh.20150213090349.

  7. Strachan, S.M., Brawley, L.R., Spink, K., & Sweet, S.N., & Perras, M.G.M. (2015). Self-regulatory efficacy’s role in the relationship between exercise identity and perceptions of and actual exercise behavior. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 8, 53-59. doi:10.1016/j.psychsport.2015.01.002

  8. Caron, J. G., Bloom, G. A., Falcao, W. R., & Sweet, S.N. (2015). An examination of concussion education programs: A scoping review methodology. Injury Prevention. Published online first. doi:10.1136/injuryprev-2014-041479










  1. Camenga, D. R., Hieftje, K. D., Edelman, J., Rosenthal, M. S., Fiellin, L. E., & Duncan, L. R. (2014). The use of message framing to promote delayed sexual initiation in young adolescents: A qualitative study. Health Education Research, 1-7. doi: 10.1093/her/cyt156

  2. Fiellin, L. E., Hieftje, K. D., & Duncan, L. R. (2014). Videogames: Here for good. Pediatrics, 134 (5), 849-851.

  3. Hieftje, K. D., Duncan, L. R., & Fiellin, L. E. (2014). Novel Methods to Collect Meaningful Data from Adolescents for the Development of Health Interventions. Health Promotion Practice. doi: 10.1177/1524839914521211

  4. Duncan, L. R., Hieftje, K. D, Culyba, S., & Fiellin, L. E. (2014). Game Playbooks: Tools to Guide Multidisciplinary Teams in Developing Videogame-based Behavior Change Interventions. Translational Behavioral Medicine, 4(1), 108-116.

  5. Sweet, S.N., Noreau, L., Leblond, J., Dumont, F. (2014). Understanding quality of life in adults with spinal cord injury via SCI-related needs and secondary complications. Topics of Spinal Cord Rehabilitation, 20, 321-328.

  6. Sweet, S.N., Brawley, L.R., Hatchell, A., Gainforth, H.L., & Latimer-Cheung, A.E. (2014). Can persuasive messages encourage individuals to create action plans for physical activity? Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 36, 413-423.

  7. Sweet, S.N., Martin Ginis, K.A., Estabrooks, P.A., & Latimer-Cheung, A.E. (2014). Operationalizing the RE-AIM framework to evaluate the impact of multi-sector partnerships. Implementation Science, 9, 74 http://www.implementationscience.com/content/9/1/74. doi: 10.1186/1748-5908-9-74

  8. Sweet, S.N., Fortier, M.S., Strachan, S.M., Blanchard, C.M., Boulay, P. (2014). Testing a longitudinal integrated self-efficacy and self-determination theory model for physical activity post-cardiac rehabilitation. Health Psychology Research, 2, http://dx.doi.org/10.4081/hpr.2014.1008.

  9. Sweet, S.N., Latimer-Cheung, A.E., Bourne, C., Martin Ginis, K.A. (2014). Assessing the research use and needs of organizations promoting healthy living for adults with disabilities. Translational Behavioral Medicine, 4, 86-94. doi: 10.1007/s13142-013-0231-2

  10. Sweet, S.N., Fortier, M.S., & Blanchard, C. (2014). Investigating motivational regulations and physical activity over 25 weeks. Journal of Physical Activity & Health, 11, 1052-1056.

  11. Sylvester, B. D., Standage, M., Ark, T. K., Sweet, S. N., Crocker, P. R. E., Zumbo, B.D., & Beauchamp, M. R. (2014). Is variety a spice of (an active) life?: Perceived variety, exercise behavior, and the mediating role of autonomous motivation. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 36, 516-527.

  12. Sylvester, B. D., Standage, M., Dowd, A. J., Martin, L. J., Sweet, S. N., & Beauchamp, M. R. (2014). Perceived variety, psychological needs satisfaction, and exercise-related well-being. Psychology and Health, 29, 1044-1061.

  13. Toll, B. A., Rojewski, A. M., Duncan, L. R., Latimer-Cheung, A. E., Fucito, L. M., Boyer, J., O’Malley, S. S., Salovey, P., Herbst, R. S. (2014).”Quitting Smoking Will Benefit Your Health”: The Evolution of Clinician Messaging to Encourage Tobacco Cessation. Clinical Cancer Research, 20, 301-309. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-13-2261


  1. Duncan, L. R.,Latimer, A. E., Pomery, E., Rivers, S. E., & Salovey, P. (2013). Testing messages to encourage discussion of clinical trials among cancer survivors and their physicians: Examining monitoring style and message detail. Journal of Cancer Education, 28(1), 119-126.

  2. Duncan, L. R., Bertoli, M. C., Latimer, A. E., Rivers, S. E., Brackett, M. A., & Salovey, P. (2013). Mapping the protective pathway of emotional intelligence in youth: From social cognition to smoking intentions. Personality and Individual Differences, 54(4), 542-544.

  3. Martinez, J. L., Rivers, S. E., Duncan, L. R., Bertoli, M. C., Domingo, S., Latimer-Cheung, A. E., & Salovey, P. (2013). Healthy Eating for Life:Rationale and development of an English as a Second Language (ESL) curriculum for promoting healthy nutrition. Translational Behavioral Medicine, 3(4), 426-433. doi: 10.1007/s13142-013-0228-x

  4. Martinez, J. L., Duncan, L. R., Rivers, S. E., Latimer, A. E., & Salovey, P. (2013). Using message tailoring to promte physical activity among medically underserved adults. Journal of Health Psychology, 18(4), 470-476.

  5. Sweet, S.N., Perrier, M-J., Podzyhun, C., & Latimer-Cheung, A.E. (2013). Identifying physical activity information needs and preferred methods of delivery of people with multiple sclerosis. Disability and Rehabilitation. 35, 2056-2063. doi: 10.3109/09638288.2013.800915

  6. Sweet, S.N., Martin Ginis, K.A., Tomasone, J.R., & the SHAPE-SCI Research Group (2013). Investigating intermediary variables in the physical activity and quality of life relationship in persons with spinal cord injury. Health Psychology, 38, 877-885. doi: 10.1037/a0032383

  7. Tulloch, H., Sweet, S.N., Fortier, M., Capstick, G., Kenny, G., Sigal, R. (2013) Exercise facilitators and barriers from the adoption to maintenance phase: A qualitative inquiry with type 2 diabetes patients involved in aerobic and resistance exercise. Canadian Journal of Diabetes, 37, 367-374.

  8. Guérin, E., Fortier, M.S., & Sweet, S.N. (2013). An experience sampling study of physical activity and positive affect: Investigating the role situational motivation and perceived intensity across time. Health Psychology Research, 1:e21. doi:10.4082/hpr.2013.e21


  1. Duncan, L. R., Martinez, J. L., Rivers, S. E., Latimer, A. E., Bertoli, M., Domingo, S., & Salovey, P. (2012). Healthy Eating for Life English as a Second Language Curriculum: Primary outcomes from a nutrition education intervention targeting cancer risk reduction. Journal of Health Psychology, 18(7), 950-961.

  2. Duncan, L. R., Hall, C. R., Wilson, P. M., & Rodgers, W. M. (2012). The use of a mental imagery intervention to enhance integrated regulation among women commencing an exercise program. Motivation and Emotion, 34(1), 452-464.

  3. Duncan, L. R., Hall, C. R., Fraser, S. N., Rodgers, W. M., Wilson, P. M., & Loitz, C. C. (2012). Re-examining the dimensions of obligatory exercise. Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science, 16, 1-22.

  4. Sweet, S.N., Fortier, M.S., Strachan, S.M. & Blanchard, C.M. (2012). Testing and integrating self-determination theory and self-efficacy theory in a physical activity context. Canadian Psychology, 53, 319-327.

  5. Sweet, S.N., Martin Ginis, K.S., Latimer-Cheung, A.E., & the SHAPE-SCI research group. (2012). Examining physical activity trajectories for people with spinal cord injury. Health Psychology, 31, 728-732. doi: 10.1037/a0027795

  6. McEwan, D. & Sweet, S.N. (2012). Needs satisfaction, self-determined motivation and health-enhancing physical activity. Health and Fitness Journal of Canada, 5, 3-17.

  7. Perrier, M.J., Sweet, S.N., Strachan, S.M., & A.E. Latimer. (2012). I act, therefore I am: Athletic identity and the health action process approach predict sport participation among individuals with acquired physical disabilities. Psychology of Sport and Exercise,13, 713-720.

  8. Fortier, M., Sweet, S.N., Tulloch, H., Blanchard, C., Sigal, R., & Kenny, G. (2012). Self-determination and exercise stages of change: Results from the Diabetes Aerobic and Resistance Exercise Trial. Journal of Health Psychology, 17, 87-99.

  9. Guerin, E., Bales, E., Sweet, S.N., & Fortier, M. (2012).  A meta-analysis of the influence of gender on self-determination theory’s motivational regulations for exercise. Canadian Psychology, 53, 291-300.


  1. Duncan, L. R., Rodgers, W. M., Hall, C. R., & Wilson, P. M. (2011). Using imagery to enhance three types of exercise self-efficacy among sedentary women. Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being, 3(1), 107-126.

  2. Sweet, S.N., Tulloch, H., Fortier, M.S., Pipe, A.L., Reid, R.D. (2011). Patterns of motivation and ongoing exercise activity in cardiac rehabilitation settings. A 24-month exploration from the TEACH study. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 42, 55-63. doi: 10.1007/s12160-011-9264-2

  3. Fortier, M.S., Wiseman, E., Sweet, S.N., O’Sullivan, T.L., Blanchard, C.M., Sigal, R.J., Hogg, W. (2011). A moderated mediation of motivation on physical activity in the context of the PAC randomized control trial. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 12, 71-78.












  1. Duncan, L. R., Hall, C. R., Wilson, P. M., & O. J. (2010). Exercise motivation: A cross-sectional analysis examining its relationships with frequency, intensity, and duration of exercise. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 7, 7.

  2. Rodgers, W. M., Hall, C. R., Duncan, L. R., Pearson, E. S., & Milne, M. I. (2010). Becoming a regular exerciser: Examining change in behavioral regulations among exercise initiates. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 11, 378-386.

  3. Sweet, S.N. & Fortier, M.S. (2010). Improving physical activity and dietary behaviours with single or multiple health behaviour interventions? A synthesis of meta-analyses and reviews. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 7, 1720-1743. doi:10.3390/ijerph7041720.











  1. Sweet, S., Fortier, M., Guérin, E., Tulloch, H. Sigal, R., & Kenny, G. (2009). Understanding physical activity in adults with type 2 diabetes after completing an exercise intervention trial: A mediation model of self-efficacy and autonomous motivation. Psychology, Health and Medicine, 14, 419-429.

  2. Barbeau, A., Sweet, S.N., & Fortier, M.S (2009).  Self-determination theory in a physical activity context: A path analysis. Journal of Applied Biobehavioral Research, 14, 103-118.

  3. Fortier, M.S., Williams, G.C., Sweet, S.N., Patrick, H. (2009) Self-Determination Theory: Process models for health behaviour change. In R.J. Diclemente, R.A. Crosby, M.C. Kegler (Eds.), Emerging Theories in Health Promotion Practice and Research: Strategies for Improving Public Health (2nd Ed., pp.157-183). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.











  1. Fortier, M.S., Sweet, S.N., O’Sullivan, T.L., Williams, G.C. (2007). A self-determination process model of physical activity adoption in the context of a randomized controlled Trial. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 8,741-757.

  2. Blanchard, C., Fortier, M., Sweet, S.N., O’Sullivan, T., Hogg, W., Reid, R.D., & Sigal, R. (2007). Explaining physical activity levels from a self-efficacy perspective: the physical activity counseling trial. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 34, 323-328.

  3. Fortier, M., Hogg, W., O'Sullivan, T.L., Blanchard, C., Reid, R.D., Sigal, R.J., Boulay, P., Doucet, E., Sweet, S., Bisson, E. & Beaulac, J. (2007) The Physical Activity Counselling (PAC) Randomized Controlled Trial: Rationale, methods, and interventions. Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism, 32, 1170-1185.