Tanya Forneris PhD
Interim Director and
Associate Professor of Teaching
School of Health and Exercise Sciences
Faculty of Health and Social Development, UBC Okanagan
- Interim Director and Associate Professor of Teaching,
School of Health and Exercise Sciences, Faculty of Health and Social Development, UBC Okanagan
- Post-secondary student health and wellbeing
- Community-based program development and evaluation
*Wuerstl., K.R., Ashford, K.J., & Forneris, T. (Submitted). Implementing Biofeedback to Help University Students Learn to Self-Regulate Their Stress Response: A Pilot Study. Student Success.
*Shaikh, M., Bean, C., Bergholz, L., Rojas, M., Ali, M., & Forneris, T. (2021). Integrating a sport-based trauma-sensitive program in a national youth-serving organization. Child and adolescent social work journal, 38 (4), 449-461.
*Hargreaves, N., Forneris, T., Sabiston, C., Berg, S., Kowalski, K., Ferguson, L., & Caperchione, C. (2021). “More than just another physical activity program”: exploring the GUM program for at-risk adolescent girls. Health Promotion International.
Bean, C., Shaikh, M., Kramers, S., & Forneris, T. (2021). Does context matter? Unpacking differences in program quality and developmental experiences across competitive and recreational youth sport. International Journal of Sports Science & Coaching, 17479541211001879.
*Hargreaves, N., Forneris, T., Sabiston, C. M., Berg, S., Kowalski, K. C., Ferguson, L. J., & Caperchione, C. (2021). Influence of social support within a physical activity and psychosocial program for at-risk girls: Findings from the GUM feasibility trial.: Girls United and on the Move Feasibility Trial for At-Risk Adolescent Girls. The Health & Fitness Journal of Canada, 14 (2), 3-17.
Bean, C., *Shaikh, M., & Forneris, T. (2020). Coaching strategies used to deliver quality youth sport programming. International Sport Coaching Journal, 7 (1), 39-51.
Shaikh, M. Bean, C., Forneris, T. (2020). Six Recommendations for Youth Sport Stakeholders when Evaluating their Programs. Journal of Sport Psychology in Action, 11 (3) 165-182.
Gainforth, H. L., *Dineen, T. E., *Giroux, E. E., & Forneris, T. (2020). Teaching Behavior Change Theory in Canada: Establishing Consensus on Behavior Change Theories That Are Recommended to Be Taught to Undergraduate Students in Courses Addressing Health Behavior Change. Pedagogy in Health Promotion, 2373379920906178.
Forneris, T. & Giardino, R. Implementing a Stress Management Protocol into a Peer Mentor Program: Research Findings and program implementation to date. Canadian Association of College and University Student Services, Toronto, ON, (Conference cancelled due to COVID-19)
Forneris, T., duManoir, G.,*Bruce, C., *Santos, A., *Yacyshyn, A. Reflections on the development of a graduate course in effective teaching and learning: Sharing an experience of parallel process and future planning. 15th Annual Learning Conference – Experiential Learning, Kelowna, BC, May 2019. (Workshop)
Hamilton, C, Forneris, T. Bottorff, J. L., & *Kopp, T. Assessing the feasibility of active study stations on a university campus. 23rd IUPHE World Conference on Health Promotion. Rotorua, Aotearoa New Zealand, April 2019.