Dr. Chunlei Lu

Professor (PhD), Department of Teacher Education

Dr. Chunlei Lu, Faculty of Education, Brock University

St. Catharines, ON
Office: WH 268
905 688 5550 x5343
lu@brocku.ca

Chunlei Lu is a Professor in the Department of Teacher Education and the Director of Centre for Continuing Teacher Education at Brock University. He also has a teaching certificate issued by OCT (Ontario College of Teachers).

He obtained a BEd (Shandong Normal University, China), MEd (Zhejiang University, China), MSc (State University of New York at Brockport, USA), and PhD (University of Alberta, Canada). He has teaching experiences in seven universities in the three countries.

Based on these cross-cultural experiences, his research interests have concentrated on the overlapped areas of culture, education, and health. He has published two books, seven book chapters, and 60 refereed articles.

  • EDBE 8P46 – Primary/Junior Health and Physical Education (2-year BEd programs)
  • EDBE 8P56 – Junior/Intermediate Health and Physical Education (2-year BEd programs)
  • EDBE 8F84 – Intermediate/Senior Health and Physical Education Part I (2-year BEd programs)
  • EDBE 8P93 – Intermediate/Senior Health and Physical Education Part II (2-year BEd programs)
  • EDUC 8Y36 – Primary/Junior Health and Physical Education (1-year BEd programs)
  • EDUC 8Y26 – Junior/Intermediate Health and Physical Education (1-year BEd programs)
  • EDUC 8P82 – Intermediate/Senior Health and Physical Education in (1-year BEd programs)
  • EDUC 8L09 – Principles and Practices for Professional Certification in (1-year BEd programs)
  • EDUC 3F90 – Independent studies
  • EDUC 3P90 – Directed studies
  • EDUC 5P57 – Physical education in the curriculum (MEd programs)
  • EDUC 5P98 – Independent Study (MEd programs)
  • EDUC 7P51 – Specialization Elective (Directed Study) (PhD programs)
  1. Nicoleta Woinarosky (MA, 2005-2007). The effect of exercise/physical activity on chronic pain and pain-related mental health issues among computer workers with repetitive strain injuries. School of Human Kinetics, University of Ottawa, Canada.
  2. Dengshu Chen (MA,2007-2009). Exploring Chinese-Canadians’ perspectives on health: A quantitative study. Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, Brock University, Canada.
  3. Linda Thomas (MEd, 2007-2010). Health literacy: A concept redefined for school education. Faculty of Education, Brock University, Canada.
  4. Chris McLean (MEd, 2009-2010). A critical analysis of health education curricula across Canada. Faculty of Education, Brock University, Canada.
  5. Stefanie Pavlovich (MEd, 2010-2011). Developing enjoyable experiences for students in physical education. Faculty of Education, Brock University, Canada.
  6. Kyle Steele (MEd, 2009-2012). Adult participants’ experiences of a sport program implementing the easy-play Model: Implications for an active lifestyle. Faculty of Education, Brock University, Canada.
  7. Yuming Xu (MEd, 2011-2012). Teaching Chinese as an additional language: A handbook for classroom teachers outside China. Faculty of Education, Brock University, Canada.
  8. Deanna Douglas (MEd, 2012-2013). Developing physical activity habit in school for active lifestyle among children and youth. Faculty of Education, Brock University, Canada.
  9. Robert Blom (MEd, 2010-2014). Mindfulness: An ancient wisdom for the reconceptualisation of modern education in the complex world. Faculty of Education, Brock University, Canada.
  10. Sarah Oag (MEd, 2015-2017). Using a culturally-relevant approcach to engage South-Asian female adolescents in secondary physical education. Faculty of Education, Brock University, Canada.
  11. Lindsay Hayward (MEd, 2015-2017). Mindfulness for student mental health in school. Faculty of Education, Brock University, Canada.
  12. Keith Crawford (MEd , 2015-2017). Connecting digital enviornments to additional language learning in schools. Faculty of Education, Brock University, Canada.
  13. Nina Lee (PhD, 2010-2017). Teaching learners of English as an additional language: Re-conceptualizing mainstream teacher preparedness in the growing linguistic mosaic of Ontario. Faculty of Education, Brock University, Canada.
  • Curriculum and instruction in health and physical education
  • Eastern and Western approaches to health and physical education
  • Wholistic health, mindfulness
  • Comprehensive school health
  • Comprehensive school physical activity programming
  • Enjoyment and habit development in physical education and physical activity
  • East-West discourses in education, health, and sports
  • Chinese immigrant health
  • Cross-cultural studies, muliticultural education
  • Language teaching and learning (e.g., English as an additional language, Chinese as an additional language)
  • 2016 (Principal Investigator). Updated and refined research synthesis on the physical and movement domains. Ontario Ministry of Children & Youth Services ($16,950 CAD).
  • 2010-2011 (Principal Investigator). Child and youth development beyond age 6—Transitions to adulthood: Research synthesis in physical and movement domains (Ages 7-25). Ontario Ministry of Children & Youth Services ($43,900 CAD).
  • 2010-2011 (Principal Investigator). Child and youth development beyond age 6—Transitions to adulthood: Research synthesis in physical and movement domains (Age 7-25). Ontario Ministry of Children & Youth Services ($43,900 CAD).
  • 2007-2010 (Principal Investigator). Chinese-Canadians’ perspectives on health and fitness. Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) and Sport Canada Joint Initiative Grant ($121,000 CAD).
  • 2007-2010 (Co-Investigator). Socio-behavioral determinants of bone health in adolescent females. Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) ($130,675 CAD)

Books (refereed)

  1. Lu, C. (1993).Games in physical education.Jinan, Shandong, China: Jinan Publishing.
  1. Zhang, Z., Wang, B., Cao, L., Ma, G., Lu, C., Yao, L. et al. (1995).SchoolPhysical education. Jinan, Shandong, China: Jinan Publishing Co.

Book chapters (refereed)

  1. Lu, C., & Gao, Z. (2015). Traditional Chinese physical activities. In D. Cothran & X. Keating (Eds.),Learning for a lifetime: Effective secondary physical education programs(pp. 274-288). Beijing, China: Educational Science Publishing House.
  2. Lu, C., Francis, N. & Lodewyk, K. (2014). Movement domains. In D. Robinson & L. Randall (Eds.),Teaching physical education today(pp. 208-225). Toronto, ON, Canada: Thompson Educational.
  3. Lu, C. (2011). Overview of body-mind exercise. In K. Lodewyk (Ed.),Fundamental movement skills: Alternatives and pursuits(pp. 13-14). Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: PHE Canada.
  4. Lu, C. (2011). Qigong. In K. Lodewyk (Ed.),Fundamental movement skills: Alternatives and pursuits(pp. 31-37). Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: PHE Canada.
  5. Lu, C. (2011). Martial arts. In K. Lodewyk (Ed.),Fundamental movement skills: Alternatives and pursuits(pp. 135-142). Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: PHE Canada.
  6. Lu, C. (2006). Eastern and Western approaches to physical and health education. In E. Singleton & A. Varpalotai (Eds.),Stones in the sneaker: Active theory for secondary school physical and healtheducators (pp. 71-85). London, Ontario: The Althouse Press.
  7. Lu, C. & Han, Z. (1993). Creative mechanism in sport science. In J. Huang, D. Gao, & J. Liu (Ed.),Science of Sport Science(pp. 38-58), Beijing, China: Hongqi Publishing Press.

Papers in journals (refereed)

  1. Lu, C., McGinn, M., Xu, X., & Sylvestre, J. (2017). Living in two cultures: Chinese Canadians’ perspectives on health.Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health,19, 423-429. (March 21, 2016 online first). DOI: 10.1007/s10903-016-0386-2
  2. Zhu, W., Lu, C., & Song, N. (2016). Research on management modes of sports venues in colleges and universities.Journal of Jilin Sport University, 32(6), 21-24.
  3. Lu, C., & Lorusso, J. (2016).No PE degree? Foundational knowledge to support generalist teachers of physical education.Teaching and Learning, 11(1), 1-15.
  4. Blom, R., & Lu, C. (July 12, 2016 online first). Contextualizing postmodernity in Daoist symbolism: Towards amindful education embracing eastern wisdom.Educational Philosophy and Theory. DOI: 10.1080/00131857.2016.1190266
  5. Lu, C., & Montague, B. (2016). Move to Learn, Learn to Move: Prioritizing Physical Activity in Early Childhood Education Programming.Early Childhood Education Journal, 44(5), 409-417 (August 25, 2015 online first). DOI: 10.1007/s10643-015-0730-5
  6. Blom, R., Lu, C., & Mgombelo, J. (2015).Mindful pedagogy: Invocating the concept of play beyond the confines of recess.Philosophical Inquiry in Education, 22(2), 38-49.
  7. Lu, C., DiPetta, T., & Xu, Y. (2015). Teaching Chinese as an additional language: Issues, approaches, and pedagogy.Educational Policies and Current Practices, 1(2), 57-69. doi:10.15340/2147350112832
  8. Lu, C., & Steele, K. (2014). Easy-Play Model: An inclusive approach to enjoyable sport participation.Physical and Health Education Journal,80(1), 24-28.
  1. Douglas, D., Lu, C., & Barrett, J. (2014). Developing physical activity habits in schools for active lifestyle among children and adolescents.PHEnex Journal, 6(2), 1-15.
  1. Lu, C. & Buchanan, A. (2014). Developing student emotional well-being in physical education.Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 85(4), 28-33, DOI: 10.1080/07303084.2014.884433.
  1. Lu, C. (2014). Teaching and/or learning Chinese as an additional language: Challenging terminology and proposed solutions.Education Matters:The Journal of Teaching and Learning, 2(1), 141-150.
  1. Lu, C. & Steele, K. (2014). Characteristics and conceptual framework of the Easy-Play Model.European Physical Education Review, 20(2), 229-243. DOI: 10.1177/1356336X14524861.
  1. Lorusso, J., Pavlovich, S., & Lu, C. (2013). Developing student enjoyment in physical education.Physical and Health Education Journal, 79(2), 14-18.
  1. Luo, X., & Lu, C. (2013). Classroom reform in complexity thinking.Theory and Practice of Education, 33(28), 57-60.
  1. Lu, C. (2012). Integrating mindfulness into school physical activity programming.Teaching and learning, 7(1), 37-46.
  1. Webster, N., & Lu, C. (2012). “English language learners”: An analysis of perplexing ESL-related terminology.Language and Literacy, 14(3), 83-94.
  1. Lu, C., & Lodewyk, K. (2012). The physical education profession in Canada.Journal of Physical Education & Health, 1(1), 15-22.
  1. Lu, C., & McLean, C. (2011). Health education curricula in Canada: A critical analysis.Physical & Health Education Nexus (PHEnex) Journal, 3(2), 1-20.
  1. Lu, C., & Jiao, J. (2011). Developing mindfulness-based school physical activity programs.uOttawa Education Review, 1(2), 4-5.
  1. Lu, C. (2011). How China plays the games: A cultural perspective on sports in China.Scandinavian Sport Studies Forum, 2, 1-17.
  1. Melnychuk, N., Robinson, D., Lu, C., & Chorney, D., & Randall, L. (2011). Physical education teacher education (PETE) in Canada.Canadian Journal of Education, 34(2), 148-168.
  1. Lu, C. & Han, W. (2010). Why don’t they participate? A study of Chinese graduate students’ classroom involvement in North America.Brock Education Journal, 20(1), 80-96.
  1. Lu, C., Tito, J., & Kentel, J. (2009). Eastern movement disciplines (EMDs) and mindfulness: A new path to subjective knowledge in Western physical education.Quest,61(3), 353-370.
  1. Lodewyk, K., Lu, C., & Kentel, J. (2009). Enacting the spiritual dimension in physical education.The Physical Educator,66(4), 170-179.
  1. Francis, N., & Lu, C. (2009). The conceptual framework of the Eastern approach in physical education: Ancient wisdom for modern times.ACHPER Healthy Lifestyles Journal, 56(2/3), 23-27.
  1. Lu, C., & Xu, X. (2009). The effect of the student teaching experience on selected personality traits in physical education.African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance, 15(3), 442-458.
  1. Lu, C., & De Lisio, A. (2009). Forget the physical and the difference is clear! Confronting the confusion surrounding Physical Education and Physical Activity.Physical and Health Education Journal,75(4), 6-11.
  1. Lu, C., & De Lisio, A. (2009). Specifics for generalists: Teaching elementary physical education.International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 1(3), 170-187.
  1. Lu, C., Sylvestre, J., Melnychuk, N., & Li, J. (2008). East meets West: Chinese-Canadians’ perspectives on health and fitness.Canadian Journal of Public Health,99(1), 22-25.
  1. Lu, C. (2008). How to integrate tai ji quan into physical education programs.Journal of Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance(JOPERD), 79(2), 20-25.
  1. Lu, C. (2008). Eastern martial arts and violence prevention: Reversing a stereotype.Archives of Budo,4(4), 32-36.
  1. Lu, C. (2008). Modern wushu: When Chinese martial arts meet Western sports.Archives of Budo,4(4), 37-39.
  1. Lu, C. (2008). Martial arts, violence, and public schools.Brock Education Journal, 18(1), 68-78.
  1. Lu, C. (2008). Health education re-conceptualized and its implications for Ontario school health education curriculum.Teaching & Learning, 4(3), 1-7.
  1. Lu, C., & De Lisio, A. (2008). Exploring the relationship between physical education and physical activity.Teaching and Learning, 4(3), 8-15.
  1. Figg, C., Griffin, S., Lu, C., & Vietgen, P. (2008). New faculty cross borders through self-study in teacher education: Global horizons.Brock Education Journal, 18(1), 17-32.
  1. Lu, C. (2007). Re-think PETE programs: Physical education teacher educators’ perspectives on Eastern movement disciplines.AVANTE, 11(3), 77-86.
  1. Liang, G., Walls, R. T., & Lu, C. (2005). Standards and Practice for Physical Education in China.Journal of Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance,76(6), 15-19.
  1. Lu, C. (2003). An understanding of body-mind relation based on Eastern movement disciplines and its implication in physical education.AVANTE, 9(3), 67-74.
  1. Xie, H., Lu, C., & Yiao, L. (1998). National fitness project and school physical education programs.Journal of Nanjing Institute of Physical Education and Sports, 33(2), 90-93.
  1. Zhang, J., Lu, C., & Meng, Y. (1997). Teaching methods and evaluation of game courses.Shandong Institute of Physical Education and Sports,13(3), 76-78.
  1. Xie, H., Lu, C., & Yiao, L. (1997). The modern values of traditional Chinese sports.Shandong Institute of Physical Education and Sports,13(2), 16-19.
  1. Lu, C., Xu, X. (1996). Introduction and analysis of fitness programs in the United States.Journal of Physical Education, 4(4), 107‑109.
  1. Lu, C. (1995). The tendency and exchange between Chinese and Western physical activity and sport.Journal of Shandong Sport Science and Technique(Symposium), 14‑16.
  1. Xu, X., & Lu, C. (1995). Quantitative approach to sport science.Journal ofShandong Institute of Physical Education and Sports, 11(3), 17‑21.
  1. Lu, C. (1994). Historical analysis of facilities and equipment development of school physical education and sports.Sport History, 11(4), 25‑26.
  1. Lu, C. (1993). Critical issues in sport sciences.Journal ofShandong Sport Science and Technique (Symposium), 13‑14.
  1. You, D., Lu, C., Sun, J., & Zheng, S. (1993). Evaluation of volleyball major learning in physical education.Journal of Shandong Institute of Physical Education and Sports, 9(3), 59‑63.
  1. You, D. & Lu, C. (1993). The structural analysis of game texts.Journal of Shandong Institute of Physical Education, 9(4), 66‑70.
  1. Lu, C., & Yuan, L. (1993). Development of sport pedagogy.Journal of Shandong Institute of Physical Education and Sports, 9(1), 62‑65.
  1. Xu, X., & Lu, C. (1992). Quantitative research in sport sciences.Journal of Shandong Institute of Physical Education and Sports, 8(2), 1‑3.
  1. Lu, C. (1992). Research methods in physical education and sports.Sport Science Research, 11(1), 1‑4.
  1. Lu, C. (1991). East-West cultural influence on physical education and sports.Journal of Shandong Medical University, 5(4), 64‑67.
  1. Lu, C. (1991). Critical analysis of the reform in physical education and sports in higher education.Journal of Shandong Institute of Physical Education and Sports, 7(1), 22‑27.
  1. Lu, C. (1991). The Fundamentals of physical education and sport programs in higher education,Journal of Research on Physical Education in Higher Education, 2(1), 56‑59.
  1. Lu, C. (1991). Promoting appropriate basketball games in schools.Shandong Education, 16(1), 61‑62.
  1. Lu, C. (1990). An investigation of facilities and equipment in school physical education.Journal of Shandong Institute of Physical Education and Sports, 6(2), 47‑52.
  1. Lu, C. (1990). Teaching physical education games in elementary schools.Shandong Education, 15(5), 47‑48.
  1. Zhang, Z., Song, H., Wang, B., Ma, G., & Lu, C. (1990). Exploration of the reform of sport pedagogy course examination.Journal of Shandong Institute of Physical Education and Sports, 6(1), 50-54.
  1. Lu, C. (1987). The culture of sports.Graduate Symposium, 3, 150-154.