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Melanie Keats

Associate Professor, Kinesiology

School of Health and Human Performance

Email: melanie.keats@dal.ca
Phone: (902) 494-7173 (Stairs House)/494-2579 (Dalplex lab)
Fax: (902) 494-5120
Mailing Address: 
School of Health and Human Performance
Dalhousie University
Stairs House, P.O. Box 15000, 6230 South Street
Halifax, N.S., B3H 4R2

 
Research Topics:
  • Exercise and cancer
  • Young adult cancer
  • Health promotion
  • Physical activity


Education

Curriculum Vitae
 

  • PhD (June 2007) – Exercise and Health Psychology
    University of Calgary
  • MSc (June 1999) – Exercise and Health Psychology
    University of Alberta
  • BSc (June 1996) – Kinesiology – University of Calgary
  • Certificate (January 1992) – Practical Nurse – Foothills Hospital School of Nursing

Research interests

  • Physical activity and cancer
  • Adolescent and young adult cancer
  • Health behaviour change
  • Interventions to promote physical activity
  • Web-based technologies to support physical activity behaviours
  • Health outcomes associated with physical activity