Participate in our studies

We are always in need of subjects in our ongoing programs of research. If you would like to participate in any of our studies, please email the person identified as the primary contact for the particular study you are interested in. We thank you for your interest.

Study Status
Individual versus shared practice for the learning of a polyrhythm task

This is a motor learning study where we are studying how people learn together. For this task individuals or pairs will just perform tapping movements in time with a metronome to practice rhythmic sequences (ethics, # H15-00925-A013).
We are...

Matthew Scott
Visual-motor experience and motor imagery in hand gestures

This is a motor learning study where we are studying how the motor imagery processes are impacted by different types of experience seeing and performing novel hand gestures. In this study, you will watch and/or imagine or physically practice hand...

Carrie Peters
Pathways Projects Girls Soccer

We are excited to (re)launch our "Girls' and Women's Soccer Pathways" project after some delays in roll-out as a result of COVID 19. This study has been designed to learn more about the paths and reasons for continued participation and success in...

Carrie Peters/ Nicola Hodges
Volleyball ONLINE

We are looking for participants to take part in an online study where we are interested in anticipation in people with various experience playing and watching volleyball.

If you are interested, please contact Michael Dhaliwal:...

Michael Dhaliwal

In this experiment, we are particularly interested in the effects of motor imagery when we have been watching someone else perform a task. We are interested in whether or not motor imagery might provide us with an idea of our own abilities of the...

Dr Matthew Scott
Practice variability in motor skill learning

• Participants needed for a UBC study looking at how variations in practice conditions affect motor learning. Participants will practice relatively simple motor skills using a computer keyboard. A $15.65/hr honorarium will be provided for...

Georgia Grieve
Investigating cognitive processes (online study)

Participants required for an ONLINE international collaboration project involving people in sports sciences, kinesiology and psychology; exploring cognitive processes

Participation involves providing some basic information about yourself...

Matthew Scott
Practice scheduling in pairs

We are looking for participants WHO DO NOT HAVE GOLF EXPERIENCE  to come into the Motor Skills Lab for a study looking at the learning and practice of a golf-related skill. You must be right handed. Some conditions are conducted alone and some...

Matthew Scott
Technique Change Survey: Coaches, S&C, Athletic Therapists

Coaches, therapists, S&Cs: Does your role involve changing technique? If yes, we want to hear from you!

We have launched a survey-based study to evaluate when and how methods of technique change are applied in adult sport-settings. Joe...

Joe Vecchione
Baseball Anticipation Study


In this research we want to know how and when skills...

Georgia Grieve
Online study on dyad learning (through partnership with University of Toronto)

Participants needed for an online study investigating social motor learning

The Action & Attention Laboratory at the University of Toronto is recruiting participants for an online study investigating the impact of a social environment...

Visual anticipation LEFT HANDERS

This is a motor learning study where we are studying how the learning process affects subsequent visual perceptions. In this study, you will practice throwing darts at a dartboard and /or observing others throw darts (ethics, H10-01346...

Minghao Ma
High-Performance Coach Survey on Perceptual-Cognitive Skills Assessment & Training

If you would like to take part in our study and you are a high performance coach, we would love to have your input.

Information Sheet&...

Nicola Hodges
Darts and skill-based progressions

We are looking for patricipants who have not played darts to take part in a learning study looking at task difficulty progressions.


Adults with perfect or corrected vision, between ages 19-50 (or 18-50 for students at...

Nicola Hodges
Visuo-motor adaptation

In this experiment we are studying how people learn to perform aiming movements in virtual environments. Testing takes ~1 hour and you will receive a $10 honorarium for participation. You need to be over 18 years and right hand dominant. If you...

Developmental Football Activities

We are conducting research to study how the training activities of youth soccer players impacts on the development of soccer-related skills and markers of long-term engagement. If you are a parent, coach or player who might potentially be...

David Hendry
Insight and juggling

If you cannot juggle and you are interested in learning more about how and what people learn from observation, this is the study for you. Participation is typically required for 1-3 sessions, each session lasting approx 40 minutes. Remuneration...

Anne Keng
Motor-visual Priming

This is a simple voice reaction time study, designed to test how movements (both active and passively guided movements) affect perception. Testing takes about 1 hour.  If you are right handed and interested in finding out more, please get in...

Cynthia Lau