Media Releases

World Cup 2014

June 12, 2014

The following is a list of University of Toronto experts who can comment on a variety of issues related to the World Cup in Brazil.

Sport history
Brazilian soccer
Soccer-related violence
Guilherme Nothen
Doctoral Student
Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education
St. George
Cell: 647-829-4846
Email: g.reisnothen@mail.utoronto.ca
Languages: Portuguese, English, and Spanish.

Abuse and harassment in sport
Psychological aspects of athletic injury
Psychological aspects of sports, exercise and stress
Psychological stress (athletes, coaches and parents of athletes)
Retirement transitions of elite athletes
Gretchen Kerr
Vice Dean, Academic Affairs
St.George Campus
Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education
Office: 416-978-6190
Email: gretchen.kerr@utoronto.ca

Soccer and nutrition
Exercise and environmental extremes
Exercise and performance
Exercise pharmacology
High intensity exercise
Human skeletal muscle metabolism
Ira Jacobs
Dean and Professor
St.George Campus
Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education
Office: 416-978-5909
Email: dean.kpe@utoronto.ca

Business law, corporate law
Governance
Sports marketing
Richard Powers
National Academic Director
Canadian Olympic Committee, Governance and Ethics Committee member
Director and Treasurer for Commonwealth Games Canada
St.George Campus
Joseph L. Rotman School of Management
Office: 416-946-8610
Email: powers@rotman.utoronto.ca

Athletes’ rights in sport
Canadian sport history
History and politics of sport and the Olympics
Human rights in sports
Bruce Kidd
Professor
St.George Campus
Warden, Hart House
Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education
Office: 416-287-7025
Email: bruce.kidd@utoronto.ca

Mega-events as tools of urbanization
Urban planning
Security and surveillance
Social movements
Race and racialization
Infrastructure, public-private partnerships and participatory planning
David J Roberts
Lecturer
St. George Campus
Innis College
Urban Studies Program
Office: 416-978-7790
D.roberts@utoronto.ca

Social issues related to sports
Sport, policy and politics
Peter Donnelly
Professor
St.George Campus
Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education
Office: 416-946-5071
Mobile: 905-617-6020
Email: peter.donnelly@utoronto.ca

Sports medicine
Howard A. Winston MD, CCFP, FCFP,
Dip. Sport Med. (CASEM)
Medical Director, Centre for Health & Sports Medicine
Assistant Professor
Department of Family & Community Medicine
Office: 416-789-2476
Cell: 647-880-4305
Email: h.winston@rogers.com
http://www.chsm.net