Melanie Gregg

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Melanie Gregg
Associate Professor

Kinesiology and Applied Health

  • Kinesiology
  • Sports / Exercise
Areas of Expertise:
  • Athletes with Intellectual Impairment
  • Coach Education
  • Mental Imagery
  • Mental Skills in Sport
  • Sport and Exercise Psychology
Languages Spoken:
  • English
Available To:
  • Appear on radio or TV
  • Appear as a public speaker
  • Provide comment to media
  • Write articles
  • Discuss research with industry, government, and others

Dr. Melanie Gregg is an Associate Professor in the department of Kinesiology and Applied Health at the University of Winnipeg. Her research interests focus on athletes’ motivational imagery ability and examining the effectiveness of psychological skill use by athletes with intellectual impairment.

Her most recent research led to the development of an online sport psychology resource for coaches and she is working as part of a national group to assess the physical literacy of Canadian children. She also does applied work with athletes from a variety of sports and enjoys coaching track and field.

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Kinesiology research aims to reduce mental health stigma

Reducing the stigma around mental health is at the centre of a study led by Dr. José Gallego, from Almeria, Spain and The University of Winnipeg's...

UWinnipeg researchers contribute to children’s physical literacy

Dr. Melanie Gregg and Dr. Nathan Hall, contributed to Canada’s first “State of the Nation” Report on Children’s Physical Literacy. The post...

Tracking attitudes towards mental illness

UWinnipeg prof receives $56,000 grant as part of international study People with mental illnesses such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder often...

Spotlight on: Kinesiology and Applied Health

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