Stephen Berg BEd, MEd, PhD

Current Positions and Affiliations:

  • Assistant Professor, Faculty of Education, UBC Okanagan
  • Academic executive team member, Sustainable Childhood Obesity Prevention through Community Engagement (SCOPE) program

Areas of Research Interest:

  • Children's physical activity
  • Health education and physical education
  • Action research
  • Playground in early childhood environments and their relation to young children's physical activity levels

Current Research Related to the Institute's Priorities:

An investigation of student engagement on health promoting schools
PIs: Stephen Berg, Sally Stewart
Co-Is:   Tricia Labrie, Janelle Zebedee
Date:  2013 - 2014
Funded by:  IHLCDP, Research Interest Group Grant, $10,000

Sustainable childhood obesity prevention through community engagement
PI: Dr. Shahan Amed
Executive members: Drs. Patti-Jean Naylor, Joan Wharf-Higgins, Jean-Paul Collet, Louise Masse, Tom Warshawski, Stephen Berg
Funded by: Public Health Agency of Canada, $369,773

Publications and Reports:

Journal Articles

Shea, S., McIntosh, B., Daly, Al, Collet, J.P., Wharf-Higgins, J., Naylor, P.J., Berg, S., & Amed, S. (2013). A protocol for social media strategy, management and evaluation in community-based health promotion. Manuscript submitted for publication.

Hickson, C., Robinson, D., Berg, S. & Hall, N. (2012). Active in the north: School and community physical activity programming in Canada. International Journal of Physical Education 2(12), 16 - 30.

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Stephen Berg
Assistant Professor
Faculty of Education
UBC Okanagan
1137 Alumni Avenue EME 3169
Kelowna  BC  V1V 1V7

Tel: 250-807-9682


Stephen Berg