Dr. Don Morrow is a Full Professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Kinesiology and the Graduate School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Western University Canada. He teaches a broad spectrum of courses related to: Exercise, Health, Sport, and the Body in Western Culture; Sport Literature; Integrative (Alternative/Complementary) Health; Sport History; Health Promotion; and he is keenly interested in teaching methods. The author of a wide variety of research articles and 8 books (the most recent is Sport in Canada: A History. Oxford, 2013), his research focuses on Motivational Interviewing and life-coaching for health-related behaviour change; narrative writing and narrative critical inquiry; fiction and non-fiction related to sport and exercise; and Canadian sport history. He is an elected International Fellow of the American Academy of Kinesiology and Physical Education, and a Professional Certified Coach with the International Coaching Federation.
Motivational Interviewing and Coaching
What are you Willing to Change to Promote Your Patients' Oral Health? Find Out How Motivational Interviewing Can Help You Help Your Patients (with Clive S. Friedman and Jennifer D. Irwin), Ontario Dental Journal (2013)
Applied Motivational Interviewing for Client-Centered Practice in Geriatric Care. (with Jennifer D. Irwin), Schulich School of Medicine, St Joseph's Health Care London/Paper presented at the 27th Annual Geriatric Medicine Refresher Day Conference (2013)
This presentation will be an interactive, experiential and practical session devoted to ‘hands on’ motivational...
Assessing the Perceived Impact of Offering Motivational Interviewing via Co-Active Life Coaching Training to Participants of a National Smokers’ Telephone Hotline. Poster Presentation. (with Tara Mantler and Jennifer Irwin), 5th Annual Ottawa Conference: State of the Art Clinical Approaches to Smoking Cessation/University of Ottawa (2013)
The CHANGE Program: Comparing an Interactive vs Prescriptive Approach to Self-Management Among University Students with Obesity (with Erin S. Pearson, Irwin D. Jennifer, Battram S. Danielle, and Melling CW James), Canadian Journal of Diabetes (2013)
The CHANGE Program: Methodology for comparing interactive Co-Active coaching with a prescriptive lifestyle treatment for obesity (with Erin S. Pearson and Jennifer D. Irwin), International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentoring (2013)
Studies incorporating Motivational Interviewing via Co-Active life coaching (MI-via-CALC) have elicited positive results among obese...
‘Da, da Canada, nyet, nyet Soviet:’ From Hagiography to Reality in the Canada: Soviet 1972 Hockey Series, North American Society for Sport History/St Mary's University (2013)
This paper forms part of a panel presentation and discussion that re-evaluates the Summit Series...
Sport in Canada: A History (with Kevin B. Wamsley) (2013)
Screech Owls: The Familia of Roy MacGregor’s Narratives on Hockey, the International Symposium, Constructing the Hockey Family: Home, Community, Bureaucracy, and Marketplace/St Mary's University (2012)
Roy MacGregor is perhaps the most prolific of Canadian writers to use hockey as the...
The Mythic and the Mono-mythic: Representations of the 1972 Canada v USSR Hockey Series/Le mythique et le mono-mythique: Les représentations de la Série de hockey Canada-URSS 1972, Association of Canadian Studies Journal: Canadian Issues/Thèmes canadiens (2012)
Sport in Canada: A History (with Kevin Wamsley) (2010)
Screech Owls: The Familia of Roy MacGregor’s Narratives on Hockey, Paper Presentation at the International Symposium, Constructing the Hockey Family: Home, Community, Bureaucracy, and Marketplace (2012)
His Majesty, Paper Presentation to the Sport Literature Association (2012)
Puckin’ Fiction: Where Characters Meet the Cultural Mirror – Bobby Bonaduce, Felix Batterinski, and Percival Leary, Hockey on the Border; 5th International Scholarly Hockey Conference (2010)
the Ribald to the Profound: Paul Quarrington’s Lens on Sport, 27th Annual Conference of the Sport Literature Association (2010)
Conventional and Complementary Medicine, Core Concepts in Health, Canadian Edition (2012)
Fitness and Health
Physical Fitness & Wellness (2003)
Physical Fitness & Wellness (with Jennifer D. Irwin) (1999)
Canadian Health, Understanding Your Health (1998)
Microteaching and the Art of Lecturing, Paper presented to Society for Teaching and Higher Learning (2000)
Reaching and Teaching: Personality Preferences and Pedagogical Performance, Paper presented to Society for Teaching and Higher Learning (2000)
Researching and Teaching Sport History: An Analysis, Paper presented to the North American Society for Sport History (2000)
The New Technologies and the University Classroom: The Changing Roles of Faculty and Instructional Developers, Paper presented to the Society for Teaching and Higher Learning (1999)
The Use of Multimedia in Large Classrooms, Paper presented to Society for Teaching and Higher Learning (1999)
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