Research Studies

Research Study: Mental Toughness and Injury Rehabilitation Behaviours in Elite Youth Sport

Researchers at Brock University’s Centre for Healthy Youth Development through Sport (CHYD) are seeking research study participants for a project entitled Mental Toughness and Injury Rehabilitation Behaviors in Elite Youth Sport in Canada. Study Overview, Significance and Expected Outcomes Mental toughness is a recognized and valued construct in sporting communities,… Read More

Research Study: An Investigation of Current Administrators’ Experiences in Powerchair Sport

Are you a powerchair sport champion?  Do you have experience starting and/or supporting powerchair sport in your community? Researchers from Queen’s University and McGill University, along with the Canadian Disability Participation Project, are currently recruiting research participants for: Online surveys with current powerchair athletes (pre-COVID) to better understand factors contributing… Read More

Casting Call: Youth Ages 9 – 17

Ardoise & Co and Wookey Films are seeking kids and youth interested in finding solutions to accessibility needs as part of a kids/family documentary series developed for Accessible Media Inc. Please see full details below. Are you between the ages of 9 and 17 and want to address an accessibility… Read More

Research Study: Exploring perceptions and utility of physical activity campaigns among individuals with a disability

Researchers and Master’s students from Queen’s University are seeking individuals ages 16+ who self-identify as a women or girl with a disability to take part in an upcoming research study. The purpose of this research is to examine how women and girls with a disability perceive Para sport campaigns and… Read More

CAO’s ‘Coaching Report Card’ Research Study

The Coaches Association of Ontario (CAO), in partnership with the University of Toronto, are launching a first-of-its-kind study into the landscape of coaching in Ontario. We want to make coaching and sport better for everyone. To make it happen we need your help. Join the hundreds of coaches who have… Read More

Research Study: Sport Specialization in Disability Sport

Sport Specialization in Disability Sport: A Retrospective Narrative Approach Early sport specialization in childhood and early adolescence continues to gain in popularity despite its well-known physiological and psychosocial health risks. However, the vast majority of this research has been conducted in able-bodied sport, while less is known about the developmental… Read More

Research Study: Community Peer Support Among Individuals Living with Spinal Cord Injury

Researchers from the Carleton University Department of Psychology are looking to learn more about the experience with peer support of those with a spinal cord injury and what aspects of peer relationships they find most (or least) valuable. To participate in this study, you must: Be 18 years of age… Read More

Research Study: Exploring Experiences in Parasport

The Canadian Disability Participation Project (CDPP) and researchers from the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies at Queen’s University are working on a project regarding understanding safe sport from a parasport perspective, and are seeking study participants. They are seeking a broad range of perspectives, including: Athletes Coaches Program coordinators/managers… Read More

Research Study: Helping Parents Get Their Kids with Disabilities Involved in Sport

Are you a parent of a child with a disability? You are invited to participate in a research study about helping parents get their kids with disabilities involved in sport! The Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability is partnering with York University on a project titled “Increasing Sport… Read More

Research Study: Exercise and Mental Health in People with a Spinal Cord Injury

Master’s students at the University of New Brunswick are seeking individuals of any age to participate in a research study examining the link between exercise and mental health in people with spinal cord injuries.   The study involves completing a survey that will take approximately 30 minutes. By participating in… Read More