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  • Dr. Erin McGowan, BSc, MSc, PhD


Assistant Professor, School of Human Kinetics and Recreation


Memorial University of Newfoundland

Research Interests:

Physical activity and cancer, physical activity behavior change, community-based interventions, interventions to promote physical activity, cancer survivorship, quality of life, cancer prevention

Physical activity and Cancer

My research revolves around promoting healthy lifestyles through theory-driven physical activity interventions. Specifically, promoting physical activity to prevent cancer occurrence, and alleviate the side effects of cancer and its treatments. I am interested in the development and implementation of time-effective physical activity interventions in community settings, the effectiveness of varying delivery methods of theory-driven physical activity interventions (e.g., internet, face-to-face, telephone counseling, apps), how the built environment influences intervention effectiveness, and the factors that influence physical activity, and knowledge translation.

Involvement with BHCRI to date:

Dr. McGowan is a BHCRI Associate Member


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