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Amanda Schweinbenz

Amanda Schweinbenz

Associate Professor, School of Kinesiology & Health Sciences
School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences
Faculty of Education and Health
B.F. Avery Physical Education Centre


  • BA Honors The University of Western Ontario
  • MA The University of Western Ontario
  • PhD University of British Columbia


Sport history; Women in Sport; Gender Verification/Sex Testing; Olympic Games


PHED 1206 Perspectives of PHysical Education and Sport in Canada

PHED 2216 Research Methods in Human Kinetics

PHED 2307 Programme Organization in Sport and Physical Education

PHED 4606 Historical Comparative Physical Education

PHED 4607 The Olympic Games


Harrison, C. Keith, Whiteney Griffin, Amanda Schweinbenz, Krisztina Szabo, “Athlete Branding in the 21st Century: Former Athlete’s Voices and Vision for More Education and life after Sort Content, Messaging, and Representations,” in Anti-Racism in Sport Organizations, ed Joseph Cooper (Texas: Center for Sport Management Research and Education at Texas A&M University). In Press.

Schweinbenz, Amanda N. “Sport Training, Sport Science, and Technology.” In The Routledge History of American Sport, edited by Linda J. Borish, Gerald G. Gems, and David K. Wiggins, 345-358. London, UK: Routledge, 2017.

Schweinbenz, Amanda N.  “Women in Rowing.” In Rowing Faster: 2nd Edition, edited by Volker Nolte, 209-220. Champaign, ILL: Human Kinetics, 2011.

Schweinbenz, Amanda N.  “Canada.”  In Routledge Companion to Sports History, edited by S.W. Pope and John Nauright, 360-374.  London, UK: Routledge, 2010.

Sparks, Robert, Tim Dewhirst, Shannon Jette, and Amanda Schweinbenz.  “Historical Hangovers or Burning Possibilities: Regulation, Adaptation and Brand Equity in Tobacco and Alcohol Sponsorship.”  In Global Sport Sponsorship, edited by John Amis and T. Bettina Cornwell, 19-66.  Oxford, UK: Berg, 2005.