Dr. Emilio Landolfi, PhD
Office: Abbotsford, T102
Phone: 604-504-7441 (local 4215)
Fax: 604-855-7558
E-mail: Emilio.Landolfi@ufv.ca  

Professional qualifications     
B.P.H.E.: University of Toronto
B.Ed.: University of Toronto
M.Ed.: University of Toronto
Ph.D.: University of Toronto  

Special professional qualifications     
Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology Course Conductor and Examiner
Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology Certified Exercise Physiologist
Electrocardiogram Technician License
Teachers Certificate of Qualification

Teaching interests   
Health Promotion
Human Performance
Physiological Assessment
Exercise Consulting
Pedagogical Aspects of Physical Education and Health
Practical Work (Learning by Doing)
International Education and Learning Experiences
Online Teaching and Learning

Research and other interests  
Physical Fitness and Health
Body Composition and obesity
Health Physical Activity
Coach Development and Training
School-Based Physical Education

Community involvement  
BC "In-Motion" Physical Activity Health Promotion Initiative
Active Kids BC
Healthy Abbotsford & SCOPE Committee
Select Standing Committee on Health(BC Legislative Assembly)
Physical & Health Education Canada
Physical Education BC
SportMed BC
British Columbia Child & Youth Health Research Society
British Columbia Environmental & Occupational Health Research Society
Coaches Association of British Columbia
British Columbia Association of Kinesiologists Academic Member

Other activities  
Cycling, Weight-Training, Art, Photography, Music


Refereed Journal Publications

Landolfi, E. (2014). Teachers' Understanding of Students' Attitudes and Values Physical Activity in Physical Education Drop Out Rates and Adolescent Obesity. The Physical Educator, 71 (3) 365-390.

Landolfi, E. (2013). An Investigation into High School Teachers'10th Grade Students' Attitudes and Values Toward Physical Activity as a Factor in Physical Education Drop Out Rates and Adolescent Obesity. International Journal of Arts and Sciences, 6(4), 363-378.

Montoya, C., Landolfi, E., Winkelman, M., Chamberlain, S.P., Fisch, K. & Wright, M. (2013). Olympic Year Impact on Leisure-Time Physical Activity Rates Across Within and Across Canadian Provinces and Territories. Physical Culture: Journal of Sport Sciences and Physical Education, 67 (2), 143-147.

Landolfi, E. (2013). Exercise Addiction. Sports Medicine, 43(2), 111-119.

Trifonas, P., & Landolfi, E. (2006). A Dialogue: On Knowledge, the Ethics of Evaluation, and Techno-Epistemological Postmodernity. Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 22(4), 141-148.

Landolfi, E. (2003). School Science Laboratory Work as a Rite of Cultural Initiation. Canadian Journal of Science, Math & Technology Education, 3(3), 387-392.

Landolfi, E. (2002). Case Study of a Novice Science Teachers' Understanding of Practical Activities and their Deployment in School Science Laboratories. OISE Papers in STSE Education, 3, 191-205.

Landolfi, E. (1998). Using a Questionnaire to Understand Girls' Attitudes to Science in High School. Part II. Crucible, 30(2), 9-11.

Landolfi, E. (1998). Using a Questionnaire to Understand Girls' Attitudes to Science in High School. Part I. Crucible, 29(5), 22-23.

Non-refereed Journal Publications

Landolfi, E. (2003). Power & Strength: Bi-weekly Power Surge. Muscle & Fitness, 64(7), 70, 206.

Kennedy, R., & Landolfi, E. (203). Mack's Gym. MuscleMag International, 247, 236.

Landolfi, E., & Holman, S. (1999). Does Strength Equal Size? Iron Man, 58(1), 72.

Landolfi, E. (1998). Bodybuilding in the Olympics: Anatomy of an Olympic Vision. MuscleMag International, 193, 8.

Book Chapters

Landolfi, E. (2014). Ethics in Coaching: A Pilot Study of Coaches' Perspectives on Adjuncts to the Canadian Coaching Certification Program. In W.K. Simpson (Ed.), Applied Research in Coaching and Athletics Annual (227-258). Boston MA: American Press.

Lanolfi, E. (2012) Adolescent Obesity: Examining students' attitudes and values toward physical activity. In P.G. Klentrou (Ed.), Physical activity and exercise: Heatlh promotion and disease prevention (pp. 77-88). Athens, Greece: Athens Institue for Education and Research.


Edwards, J., Leadbetter, R., Potwarka, L., Landolfi, E., Kloos, K. and Culver, D. (2014). Effectively Delivering Coaching Education by Learning Facilitators: An Assessment and Review of the Efficacy of Learning Facilitators for Hockey, Soccer, and Baseball Across Canada. Ottawa: Coaching Association of Canada.

Landolfi, E. (2003). Alternative Teacher Compensation Systems. Kelowna (BC) Canada: Society for Excellence in Education Publications.

Work Submitted

Landolfi, E. (2014). An Investigation of a Mandatory Daily Physical Activity Program for Grade 10 - 12 Students in the Fraser Valley, British Columbia, Canada. Journal of School Health., In Review.

Landolfi, E. (2014). Drop-Out Rates in Physcial Edcuation and Teachers' Understanding. Journal of Human Sport and Exercise, 9,. In Review.

Landolfi, E. (2014). Ethics in Coaching: A Piolt Study of Coaches' Perspectives on Adjuncts to the Canadian Coaching Certification Program. Applied Research in Coaching and Athletics Annual, 29,. In Review.


OISE Papers in STSE Education. (2000).

Thorne, G. & Embleton, P. (1997). MucleMag International's Encyclopedia of Bodybuilding: The Ultimate A-Z Book on Muscle Building. Mississauga: MuscleMag International Publishing.


Musica Donum (Music is a Gift). (2014).

Sports Medicine - Open (2014).

The Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness. (2014).

Journal of Physical Activity and Health. (2012).

Donatelle, R.J. & Tompson, A.M. (2012). Health: The basics (Fifth Canadian Edition). Toronto: Pearson Education Canada.

Journal of Unschooling and Alternative Learning. (2009).

Hales, D. & Lauzon, L. (2008). An Invitation to Health (First Canadian Ediction). Toronto: Thomson Nelson Publishing.

Fahey, T.D., Insel, P.M. & Roth, W.T. (2007). Fit & Well: Core Concepts and Labs in Physical Fitness and Wellness (First Canadian Edition).  Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson.

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