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Dr. Kent Kowalski

Kent is a Professor in the College of Kinesiology at the University of Saskatchewan. Since completing his Ph.D. in 2000, his research, teaching, and applied work is primarily in the area of sport, exercise, and health psychology. His main research focus currently is on exploring the role of self-compassion in the lives of athletes. He is also an Assistant Coach with the University of Saskatchewan Men’s Soccer Team and a mental training consultant with the Saskatchewan Sports Science and Medicine Council.

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kent.kowalski@usask.ca

Dr. Leah Ferguson

Leah is an Associate Professor in the College of Kinesiology at the University of Saskatchewan. She is a mixed methods researcher with a general focus on physical activity and psychological well-being. She works primarily with Indigenous and non-Indigenous young women, athletes, and youth to identify and understand resources that facilitate psychological flourishing. She is particularly interested in exploring the benefits and potential drawbacks of self-compassion for wellness. Leah is also a mental training consultant with the Sport Medicine & Science Council of Saskatchewan.

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leah.ferguson@usask.ca

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This website was developed by the Sport, Health, and Exercise psychology lab group at the University of Saskatchewan, supported by research funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC).

We would like to acknowledge Mikaela Antaya for her awesome work on the visuals and content for the site.