Dr. Nicole Culos-Reed is a Professor in the Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Calgary. With over 25+ years of experience in understanding physical activity motivation, her passion is to bring wellness via movement to standard cancer care. Nicole is a wife, mom to 3 teenagers, and enjoys outdoor activities with family and friends, as well as a daily yoga practice.
Professor, Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Calgary
Associate Dean Graduate, Faculty of Kinesiology
University of Waterloo, PhD
University of Oregon, MSc
University of British Columbia, BA
Synthesizing the knowledge on physical activity among children and adolescents affected by cancer: evidence for the international Pediatric Oncology Exercise Guidelines (iPOEG). , Translational & Behavioral Medicine.
The international Pediatric Oncology Exercise Guidelines (iPOEG)., Translational & Behavioral Medicine.
Advancing the field of pediatric exercise oncology: research and innovation needs. , Current Oncology.
Moving online? How to effectively deliver virtual fitness. , American College of Sports Medicine’s Health & Fitness Journal.
Accetability and usefulness of a dyadic, tailored, web-based, psychosocial nad physical activity self-management program (TEMPO): A qualitative study. , J Clin Med, 9 (10), 3284: https://doi.org/10.3390/jcm9103284
Wearable activity trackers and mobilization after major head and neck cancer surgery: you can't improve what you don't measure. , International Journal of Surgery, 84:120-124. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijsu.2020.10.032
Grants and Contracts
Alberta Cancer Exercise (ACE) Program.
Pan Canadian Prostate Cancer Lifestyle Collaborative: Lifestyle Management Solution for Men with Prostate Cancer
Identification of Factors to Improve Effectiveness and Implementation of a Multi-faceted COVID-19 Mental Health Intervention: Follow-up to the SPIN-CHAT Trial.
Dissemination, implementation, and effectiveness of the exercise oncology survivorship partnership model: reaching rural cancer survivors to enhance quality of life
CIHR, CCS, ACF
The Alberta Cancer Exercise (ACE) Program for Cancer Survivors: Supporting Community-based Exercise Participation for Health Promotion and Secondary Cancer Prevention
Member in American College of Sports Medicine; Society of Behavioral Medicine; Canadian Association of Psycho-Oncology; International Psycho-Oncology Society
CIHR 2019 Institute of Cancer Research CAPO award for Research Excellence; 2018 Pathfinders Award, PROSTAID Calgary; 2017 Peak Scholars and Great Supervisor awards, University of Calgary; 2014 City of Calgary Community Achievement Award, Excellence in Education.