Leah Ferguson



Research Projects

  • Self-compassion in Sport: Its Stability and Longitudinal Relationships with Young Women Athletes’ Performance and Eudaimonic Well-being

  • Aboriginal Youth Mentorship Program in Saskatchewan

  • Aboriginal Women Athletes’ Flourishing in Sport

Select Publications

  • “It’s more than just performing well in your sport. It’s also about being healthy physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually”: Indigenous women athletes’ meanings and experiences of flourishing in sport. (link)

  • “I would love to blast some pow music and just dance”: First Nations students’ experiences of physical activity on campus. (link)

  • The agony of defeat: How Olympians can deal with failure. (link)


  • Sports Psychology

  • Indigenous Health

  • Indigenous Wellness

  • Indigenous Sport