About Jennifer D. Irwin
Dr. Jennifer Irwin is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Health Studies, Western University (formerly called The University of Western Ontario). She is also a certified life coach with the International Coach Federation and has focused training in Motivational Interviewing. While her research focusses primarily on obesity prevention and treatment, her areas of specialization include: Motivational Interviewing and life coaching for health-related behaviour change (e.g., obesity- and smoking-related behaviours) and the promotion of physical activity and healthy dietary intake behaviours.
Faculty of Health Sciences
School of Health Studies, Room 217
Arthur and Sonia Labatt Health Sciences Building
London, Ontario, CANADA
(519) 661-2111 ext. 88367 (phone)
(519) 850-2432 (fax)
Chapters and Submissions in Books (2)
Articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals (65)
Calmly coping: A Motivational Interviewing Via Co-Active Life Coaching (MI-VIA-CALC ...
International Journal of Evidenced Based Coaching and Mentoring (2016)
The purpose of this semester-long pilot study was to assess the impact of Motivational Interviewing via Co-Active Life Coaching (MI-via-CALC) ...
The Influence of Centre-Based Childcare on Preschoolers’ Physical Activity Levels ...
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (2014)
The childcare environment represents an appropriate avenue to support physical activity among preschoolers. The aim of this study was two-fold: ...
The CHANGE Program: Methodology for comparing interactive Co-Active coaching with ...
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 adults; however there is a ...
The Influence of Local Food Environments on Adolescents' Food Purchasing ...
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (2012)
This study examined the relationship between the neighborhood food environment and the food purchasing behaviors among adolescents. Grade 7 and ...