Undergraduate supervision

Dr. Rhodes provides opportunities for undergraduate students to gain research experience in several capacities. See below for a summary of roles for team members who started as undergraduate students within the lab.

Undergraduate Lab Trainees

Graham, Chris. (2021-Present). Acted as a Research Assistant involved in multiple trials and contributed to study recruitment.

Trim, Cameron. (2021-Present). Acted as a Research Assistant involved in multiple trials and contributed to study recruitment.

Swolf, Christine. (2021-Present). Acted as a Research Assistant involved in multiple trials and contributed to study recruitment.

Atkins, Brittany. (2021-Present). Acted as a Research Assistant involved in multiple trials and contributed to study recruitment.

Schmidt-Waselenchuk, Keana. (2021-Present). Acted as a Research Assistant involved in multiple trials and contributed to study recruitment. 

Soanes, Alexandra. (2020-Present). Currently acting as a Research Assistant involved in multiple trials and leading recruitment for projects within the lab.

Dzyngel, Katie. (2020-Present). Carried out a work-study term acting as a Research Assistant and continues on supporting trial coordinators.

Palmer, Josh. (2020-Present). Acting as a Research Assitant supporting coordinators for multiple trials. 

Malli, Savanna. (2019-2020). Acted as a Research Assistant involved in multiple trials and carried out a directed study under Dr. Rhodes' supervision.

Clarke, Dayna. (2019-2020). Acted as a Research Assistant involved in multiple trials and contributed to study recruitment.

Somer, Erica. (2018-2019). Acted as the Recruitment Officer for all studies within the lab.

Walters, Annie. (2017–2018). Acted as the Recruitment Officer for all studies within the lab.

Loucks, Raven. (2017–2018). Completed a co-op placement acting as a Research Assistant on multiple large-scale trials, contributed to a literature review under Dr. Rhodes’ supervision.

Juba, Madeline. (2017–2018). Carried out a co-op placement within the lab, acted as a Research Assistant on multiple large-scale trials, co-authored an abstract accepted for presentation at a SBM conference, contributed to content development for an online platform, co-authored a publication.

Hodge, Maeve. (2014–2017). Began as a work-study student, carried on as a Research Assistant involved in a large-scale family physical activity trial, acted as the Project Coordinator for a Physical Activity among Cystic Fibrosis Patients Study.

Dr. Rhodes has supervised undergraduate students' honor's thesis studies and directed studies. If you are interested in honours thesis study with Dr. Rhodes, you are encouraged to .

Honor's Thesis Studies

Harrigan, Kate. (2020-present). Efficacy of a therapy dog on elementary student well-being. School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education, University of Victoria, BC, Canada.

Smith, Michael. (2020-present). Attendance to exercise classes before and after COVID-19 in a multidisciplinary cancer care centre. School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada.

Temmel, Cara. (2010-2014). Link between sedentary behaviours among parents and their children. School of Exercise Science, Health and Physical Education, University of Victoria, Victoria, B.C., Canada.

Scott, Felicity. (2007-2008). Does physical activity intensity moderate social cognition? Unpublished Undergraduate Honours Thesis, School of Exercise Science, Health and Physical Education, University of Victoria, Victoria, B.C., Canada.

Gustafson, Sabrina. (2003-2004). Parental correlates of physical activity in children and adolescents. Unpublished Undergraduate Honours Thesis, School of Physical Education, University of Victoria, Victoria, B.C., Canada.

Williams, Anne. (2001-2002). Inclusion in physical education: An exploration of subjective experiences of students with disabilities. Unpublished Undergraduate Honours Thesis, School of Physical Education, University of Victoria, Victoria, B.C., Canada.

Directed Studies

Ghorbani, Avishan. (2021). The affective-behavioral framework in physical activity: A systematic review. School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada.

Atkins, Brittany. (2021). Affective judgments and physical activity among adults: A systematic review and meta-analysis. School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada.

Villalobos, Rihaanah. (2021). Usability study of a physical activity promotion app. School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada.

Paradiso, Sarah. (2021). Feasibility study of physical activity promotion for new mothers.School of Exercise Science, Health and Physical Education, University of Victoria, Victoria, B.C., Canada.

Soanes, Alexandra. (2020). Development of smartphone intervention material: An application of multi-process action control. School of Exercise Science, Health and Physical Education, University of Victoria, Victoria, B.C., Canada.

Lefeaux, Abbigail. (2020). Feasibility study of staff satisfaction of a school therapy dog program. Department of Psychology, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada.

Harrington, Kate. (2020). Feasibility of student satisfaction and mental health from a school dog therapy program. School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada.

Wear, Zach. (2019-2020). The development of a physical activity app. School of Exercise Science, Physical Health and Education. University of Victoria, B.C., Canada

Malli, Savanna. (2019). Parental support of the Canadian movement behaviors for children and youth. School of Exercise Science, Health and Physical Education, University of Victoria, Victoria, B.C., Canada.

Heath, Holly. (2012). Experimental effects of social cognitive constructs on behaviour: A meta-analysis. School of Exercise Science, Physical Health and Education. University of Victoria, Victoria, B.C.

Jouk, Sasha. (2009-2010). Young people and their beliefs held about the driving of older adults: A pilot study. Department of Psychology. University of Victoria, B.C., Canada

Blacklock, Rachel. (2005). Relationship between physical activity/walking dose and health-related quality of life. School of Exercise Science, Physical Health and Education. University of Victoria, Victoria, B.C.

Bellows, Kai. (2005). Physical activity and parenthood: A review. School of Exercise Science, Physical Health and Education. University of Victoria, Victoria, B.C.

Casiro, Naomi. (2008-2009). Intergenerational and personal physical activity of parents: A comparison of correlates and their relationship to intervention specificity. School of Exercise Science, Health and Physical Education, University of Victoria, Victoria, B.C., Canada.

Galna, Brook. (2004). Sleep and health habits of university students. Department of Psychology, University of Victoria, Victoria, B.C., Canada.

Hoffert, Krista. (2004-2006). Comparing traditional exercise with non-traditional physical activity: Motivational differences, affect, and strategies for promotion. Honours Thesis, School of Physical Education, University of Victoria, Victoria, B.C., Canada.

McKay, Tim. (2004). Research methods. School of Physical Education, University of Victoria, Victoria, B.C., Canada.