Dr. Kent Kowalski
Kent (he/him/his) 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 the lead author of the text Research Methods In Kinesiology, published by Oxford University Press.
Dr. Leah Ferguson
Leah (she/her/hers) is an Associate Professor in the College of Kinesiology at the University of Saskatchewan. Through her research, Leah works collaboratively with Indigenous and non-Indigenous young women, athletes, and youth to support wellness. She is particularly interested in exploring self-compassion as a resource that supports thriving in sport and life. She is also a Mental Performance Consultant with the Sport Medicine & Science Council of Saskatchewan.
This website was developed by the KINpassion 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.