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Professor, Health Psychology, University of Victoria

Dr. Ryan E Rhodes is a Professor in the School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education, cross-listed Professor in the Department of Psychology, and Director of the Behavioural Medicine Lab (BMED) at the University of Victoria. His primary area of research is on the psychology of physical activity and sedentary behaviour with an applied focus of physical activity promotion during early family development.

Dr. Rhodes also has a research interest on the intention-behaviour gap . Based on this research, his team has developed the multi-process action control framework which focuses on effective ways to turn good intentions into action.


  • –present
    Professor, Health Psychology, University of Victoria


  • 2001 
    University of Alberta, PhD


Fellow, Canadian Academy of Health Sciences