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Melanie Gregg, PhD.

Melanie Gregg Phone: 204.786.9820
Office: 2Ax34
Building: Axworthy Health and RecPlex
Email: m.gregg@uwinnipeg.ca

Research Interests:

Her area of research is in sport and exercise psychology with primary interests in motivational imagery ability and use by athletes; and psychological skills use by athletes with intellectual impairment.

KIN 2105 Sport Psychology
KIN 2109 Instructing Sport and Physical Activity: Track and Field
KIN 3105 Psychological Skills for Sport and Life


Refereed Articles

Gregg, M. J., & Hall, C. (2017). Imagery as a skill: Longitudinal analysis of changes in motivational imagery. Imagination, Cognition and Personality, 37(4), 448-457. https://doi.org/10.1177/0276236617735101

Gregg, M., & Bedard, A. (2016). Mission impossible? Physical activity programming for individuals experiencing homelessness. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. DOI: 10.1080/02701367.2016.1233314

Gregg, M., O, J., & Hall, C. (2016). Examining the relationship between athletes’ achievement goal orientation and ability to employ imagery. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 24, 140-146.

Pope, J. P., Westlund, N., Law, B., Hall, C. R., Gregg, M. J., & Robertson, R. (2015). Knowledge translation of sport psychology to coaches: Coaches’ use of online resources. International Journal of Sport Science and Coaching, 10, 1055 – 1070.

Gregg, M., & Strachan, L. (2015). Examining developmental differences in imagery use with youth soccer players. Journal of Imagery Research in Sport and Physical Activity, 10(1), 1-7. DOI: 10.1515/jirspa-2014-0008

Milne, M., Gregg, M., Hardy, J.T., & Hall, C. (2014). Non-participation: Inactive women’s views of exercise. Journal of Applied Biobehavioral Research, 19:3, 171-191.

Hammond, T., Gregg, M., Hrycaiko, D., Mactavish, J., & Leslie-Toogood, A. (2012). The effects of amotivational general-mastery imagery intervention on the imagery ability and self-efficacy of inter collegiate golfers. Journal of Imagery Research in Sport and Physical Activity. doi: 10.1515/19320191.1066

Butler, A., Cazeaux, J., Fidler, A., Jansen, J., Gregg, M., Hall, C., Easley, K., Shenvi, N., Lefkove, N., &  Wolf, S. L.  (2012). The movement imagery questionnaire-revised, second edition (MIQ-RS) is a reliable and valid tool for evaluating motor imagery in stroke populations. Evidence-based Complementary and  Alternative Medicine. doi:10.1155/2012/497289

Gregg, M., Hall, C., McGowan, E., & Hall, N. (2011). The relationship between imagery ability and imagery use among athletes. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 23, 129-141.

Monsma, E. V., Short, S. E., Hall, C. R., Gregg, M., & Sullivan, P. (2009). Psychometric properties of the Revised Movement Imagery Questionnaire (MIQ-R). Journal of Imagery Research in Sport and Physical  Activity, 4, Article 9. doi: 10.2202/1932-0191.1027

Gregg, M.J., Clark, T.W., & Hall, C.R. (2008). Seeing the sound: An exploration of the use of mental imagery by classical musicians. Musicae Scientiae, 12:2, 231-247.

Gregg, M., Hall, C., & Hanton, S. (2007). Perceived effectiveness of heptathletes’ mental imagery. Journal of Sport Behavior, 30:4, 398-414.

Gregg, M., Hall, C. & Butler, A. (2007). The MIQ-RS: A suitable option for examining movement imagery ability. Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, doi: 10.1093/ecam/nem170.

Cunningham, George B., Doherty, Alison J., & Gregg, Melanie J. (2007). Using social cognitive career theory to understand head coaching intentions among assistant coaches of women's teams. Sex Roles,  56, 365-372.

Gregg, M., & Hall, C. (2006). The relationship of skill level and age to the use of imagery by golfers. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 18, 363-375.

Gregg, M. & Hall, C. (2006). Measurement of motivational imagery abilities in sport. Journal of Sport  Sciences, 24, 961-971.

Gregg, M., Nederhof, E., & Hall, C. (2005). The imagery ability, imagery use and performance relationship. The Sport Psychologist, 19, 93-99.

Gregg, Melanie J., Hrycaiko, Dennis W., Mactavish, Jennifer B., & Martin, Garry L. (2004). A mental skills package for Special Olympics athletes: A preliminary study. Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly, 21, 1-15.


Gregg, M., Law, B., O, J., & Davies, K. (2012). Understanding sport psychology: Activities for putting it all together. Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall Hunt.

Book Chapters

Crocker, P.R. E., Scott, D., & Gregg, M. (2015). Introducing sport and exercise psychology. In P. R. E. Crocker (Ed.), Sport psychology: A Canadian perspective, 3rd edition (pp. 1-27). Toronto, ON.: Pearson Education Canada. 

Van Bussel, M., & Gregg, M. (2014). Norms, rules, and discipline. In A. G. Papaioannou & D. Hackfort (Eds.), Routledge Companion to Sport and Exercise Psychology: Global Perspectives and Fundamental  Concepts. Routledge Publishing.

Gregg, M. (2010). Working with athletes with intellectual disabilities. In S. J. Hanrahan & M. B. Andersen (Eds.), Routledge Handbook of Applied Sport Psychology (pp. 441-449). Oxon, U.K.: Routledge Publishing.

Crocker, P.R. E., Scott, D., & Gregg, M. (2010). Introducing sport and exercise psychology. In P. R. E. Crocker (Ed.), Sport psychology: A Canadian perspective, 2nd edition (pp. 1-25). Toronto, ON.: Pearson Education Canada.