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Nicole Culos-Reed

Professor, Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Calgary

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.

Experience

  • 2001–present
    Professor, Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Calgary
  • 2017–present
    Associate Dean Graduate, Faculty of Kinesiology

Education

  • 2000 
    University of Waterloo, PhD
  • 1996 
    University of Oregon, MSc
  • 1994 
    University of British Columbia, BA

Publications

  • 2021
    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.
  • 2021
    The international Pediatric Oncology Exercise Guidelines (iPOEG)., Translational & Behavioral Medicine.
  • 2021
    Advancing the field of pediatric exercise oncology: research and innovation needs. , Current Oncology.
  • 2021
    Moving online? How to effectively deliver virtual fitness. , American College of Sports Medicine’s Health & Fitness Journal.
  • 2020
    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
  • 2020
    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

  • 2020
    Alberta Cancer Exercise (ACE) Program.
    Role:
    co-PI
    Funding Source:
    ACF
  • 2020
    Pan Canadian Prostate Cancer Lifestyle Collaborative: Lifestyle Management Solution for Men with Prostate Cancer
    Role:
    PI
    Funding Source:
    Movember
  • 2020
    Identification of Factors to Improve Effectiveness and Implementation of a Multi-faceted COVID-19 Mental Health Intervention: Follow-up to the SPIN-CHAT Trial.
    Role:
    PI
    Funding Source:
    CIHR
  • 2020
    Dissemination, implementation, and effectiveness of the exercise oncology survivorship partnership model: reaching rural cancer survivors to enhance quality of life
    Role:
    Principle Investigator
    Funding Source:
    CIHR, CCS, ACF
  • 2016
    The Alberta Cancer Exercise (ACE) Program for Cancer Survivors: Supporting Community-based Exercise Participation for Health Promotion and Secondary Cancer Prevention
    Role:
    co-PI
    Funding Source:
    Alberta Innovates

Professional Memberships

  • Member in American College of Sports Medicine; Society of Behavioral Medicine; Canadian Association of Psycho-Oncology; International Psycho-Oncology Society

Honours

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.