Michael J. Mackenzie

Assistant Professor
010 Carpenter Sports Bldg
26 N College Ave
Newark, DE 19716
302-831-8974
mmackenz@udel.edu

Mind Body Behavior Laboratory

 

Research Interests

  • Translational behavioral health
  • Physical activity, mind-body practices, behavioral health coaching
  • Mixed methods research approaches
  • Dissemination and implementation of research knowledge via sustainable community-based programming.

Education

  • Postdoctoral, Exercise Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2012-2014
  • PhD, Health & Exercise Psychology, University of Calgary, 2009-2012
  • MSc, Counselling Psychology, University of Calgary, 2000-2003
  • DipEd, Educational Psychology, University of Calgary, 1998-1999
  • BA, Communication, Simon Fraser University, 1992-1996

Courses

  • BHAN 332: Health Behavior Theory and Assessment
  • BHAN 435: Physical Activity Behavior
  • BHAN 609: Survey Research Methods
  • HLPR 630: Behavior Change Strategies and Tactics

Awards and Honors

  • Health Research Studentship Award, Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research, 2009 – 2012
  • Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, 2009 – 2012
  • Allan Markin Doctoral Scholarship, University of Calgary, 2011
  • Faculty of Graduate Studies Scholarship, University of Calgary, 2010-2011
  • Dean’s Research Excellence Award, University of Calgary, 2009-2010
  • Dean’s Entrance Scholarship, University of Calgary 2009
  • Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship, Government of Alberta, 2009
  • Alberta Learning Graduate Student Scholarship, Government of Alberta, 2002
  • Graduate Research Scholarship, University of Calgary, 2001 – 2002
  • Graduate Studies Admission Award, University of Calgary, 2000

 Publications (5 most recent)

  1. Mackenzie MJ, Zuniga KE, McAuley EM (In press). Cognitive impairment in breast cancer survivors: The protective role of physical activity, cardiorespiratory fitness, and exercise training. In T McMorris, ed., Exercise-Cognition Interaction. San Diego: Elsevier.
  2. Speca M, Carlson LE, Mackenzie MJ, Angen M (2014, 2nd edition; revised). Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) as an intervention for cancer patients. In R Baer, ed., Mindfulness Based Treatment Approaches: Clinician’s Guide to Evidence Base and Applications (pp. 293- 316). Burlington: Academic Press.
  3. Vallance JK, Culos-Reed SN, Mackenzie MJ, Courneya KS (2013). Physical activity and psychosocial health among cancer survivors. In P Ekkekakis, ed., Routledge Handbook of Physical Activity and Mental Health (pp. 518-529). New York: Routledge.
  4. Speca M, Carlson LE, Mackenzie MJ, Angen M (2006). Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) as an intervention for cancer patients. In R Baer, ed., Mindfulness-Based Treatment Approaches: Clinician’s Guide to Evidence Base and Applications (pp. 239-261). Burlington: Academic Press.
  5. Mackenzie MJ (1998). The martial art of muay thai in Thai society. In M Howard, W Wattanapun, A Gordon eds., Traditional T’ai Arts in Contemporary Perspective (pp. 213 – 237). Bangkok: White Lotus Press.

Link to CV (pdf)

Link to CV (docx)