Dr. Willliam Falcao

Assistant Professor, Management


Dr. Willliam Falcao
https://alexandrefortes.com/
Office: S-MB 14359 
John Molson Building,
1450 Guy
Phone: (514) 848-2424 ext. 2941
Email: william.falcao@concordia.ca

Introduction

Degrees

Doctorate (PhD) in Sport Psychology, McGill University
Masters (MA) in Sport Psychology, McGill University
Bachelors (BSc) in Psychology, Universidade de Brasília (Brazil)
Teaching Licence (Lic) in Psychology, Universidade de Brasília (Brazil)
Professional Degree (Psych) in Psychology, Universidade de Brasília (Brazil)

Research Interests


Teaching Activities

Courses Taught

COMM 222 - Organizational Behaviour
MANA 343 - Negotiation and Conflict Resolution

Thesis Supervision

Doctoral Students

           

Vincent DiStefano. Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, McGill University. Role: Committee Member. (2021–present)


Lara Pomerleau-Fontaine. Faculty of Physical Activity Science, Sherbrooke University. Role: Collaborator. (2021–present)

 

Pierre Lepage. Départment de Management, HEC Montréal. Role: Co-supervisor. (2020–present)

 

Alexandre Tozetto. Department of Physical Education, Federal University of Santa Catarina (Brazil). Role: External examinator. (2021)

 

Élise Marsollier. Department d’Éducation Physique, Université Laval. Role: Collaborator. (2018)

 

Master’s Students

           

Cherokee Washington. Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education. McGill University. Role: Committee member. (2020–present)

 

Pascale Tremblay. Départment de Management, HEC Montréal. Role: Co-supervisor. (2019–2020)

 

Allyson Gillard. Department d’Éducation Physique, Université Laval. Role: Collaborator. (2018–2019)

 

Pierre Lepage. Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education. McGill University. Role: Collaborator. (2018)



Research Activities


Publications

Peer Reviewed Articles

1. Chartier, M. C., Falcão, W. R., & Trottier, C. (in press). Student-athletes’ life skills acquisition in university sport setting. International Journal of Coaching Science, 15(2), 3-30.

 

2. Koh, K. T., Fai Mar, F. X., & Falcão, W. R. (in press). The mechanisms of values transfer from physical education to the classroom and home: A case study. Asia Pacific Journal of Education. https://doi.org/10.1080/02188791.2021.1926919

 

3. Marsollier, E., Trottier, C., & Falcão, W. R. (2020). Life skill development and transfer: The experience of elite figure skater and their coaches. Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health, 12(5), 664-682. https://doi.org/10.1080/2159676X.2019.1659392

 

4. Falcão, W. R., Bloom, G. A., & Sabiston C. M. (2020). The impact of humanistic coach training on youth athletes’ development through sport. International Journal of Sport Science & Coaching, 15(5-6), 610-620. https://doi.org/10.1177/1747954120933975

 

5. Lepage, P., Bloom, G. A., & Falcão, W. R. (2020). Development and acquisition of knowledge of youth parasport coaches. Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly, 37(1), 72-89. https://doi.org/10.1123/apaq.2019-0017

 

6. Falcão, W. R., Bloom, G. A., Caron, J. G., & Gilbert, W. D. (2019). Youth sport student-athletes’ perceptions of humanistic coaching. International Journal of Sport Psychology, 50(6), 523-547. https://doi.org/10.7352/IJSP.2019.50.523

 

7. Collet, C., Tozetto, A. V. B., Iha, T., Nascimento, J. V., Falcão, W. R., & Milistetd, M. (2019). Dynamic elements of sports development: Perceptions of basketball coaches. Revista de Psicología del Deporte/Journal of Sport Psychology, 28, 79-85.

 

8. Douglas, S., Falcão, W. R., & Bloom, G. A. (2018). Career development and learning pathways of Paralympic coaches with a disability. Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly, 35(1), 93-110. https://doi.org/10.1123/apaq.2017-0010

 

9. Falcão, W. R., Bloom, G. A., & Bennie, A. (2017). Coaches’ experiences learning and applying the content of a humanistic coaching workshop in youth sport settings. International Sport Coaching Journal, 4(3), 279-290. https://doi.org/10.1123/iscj.2017-0027

 

10. Bennie, A., Apoifis, N., Caron, J. G., Falcão, W. R., Bengoechea, E. G., Koh, K. T., MacMillan, F., & George, E. (2017). A guide to conducting systematic reviews of coaching science research. International Sport Coaching Journal, 4(2), 191-205. https://doi.org/10.1123/iscj.2017-0025

 

11. Falcão, W. R., Bloom, G. A., & Loughead, T. M. (2015). Coaches’ perceptions of building cohesion in Paralympic sports. Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly, 32(3), 206-222. https://doi.org/10.1123/APAQ.2014-0122

 

12. Caron, J. G., Bloom, G. A., Falcão, W. R., & Sweet, S. N. (2015). An examination of concussion education programmes: A scoping review methodology. Injury Prevention, 21, 301-308. https://doi.org/10.1136/injuryprev-2014-041479

 

13. Resende, R., Sarmento, H., Falcão, W. R., Mesquita, I., & Fernández, J. (2014). Coach education in volleyball: A study in five countries. Journal of Physical Education and Sport, 14(4), 475-484. https://doi.org/10.7752/jpes.2014.04072

 

14. Sullivan, P. J., Whitaker-Campbell, T., Bloom, G. A., & Falcão, W. R. (2014). A confirmatory factor analysis of the Coach Behavior Scale for Sport (CBS-S). Journal of Sport Behavior, 37, 190-202.

 

15. Fachina, R. J. F. G., Silva, A. C., Falcão, W. R., Montagner, P. C., Borin, J. P., Minozzo, F. C., Falcão, D. M., Vancini, R. L., Poston, B., & Lira, C. A. B. (2013). The influence of whole-body vibration on creatine kinase activity and jumping performance in basketball players. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 84(4), 503-511. https://doi.org/10.1080/02701367.2013.843399

 

16. Falcão, W. R., Bloom, G. A., & Gilbert, W. D. (2012). Coaches’ perceptions of a coach training program designed to promote youth developmental outcomes. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 24(4), 429-444. https://doi.org/10.1080/10413200.2012.692452

 

17. Banack, H. R., Bloom, G. A., & Falcão, W. R. (2012). Promoting long term athlete development in Cross Country Skiing through competency-based coach education: A qualitative study. International Journal of Sport Science & Coaching, 7(2), 301-316. https://doi.org/10.1260/1747-9541.7.2.301

Book Chapters

1. Falcão, W. R., Arcand, S., & Vil, F. (2021). Coaching without sports: Strategies used by youth sport coaches from underserved communities to foster development during Covid-19. In J. Krieger, A. Henning, L. P. Pieper, & P. Dimeo (Eds.), Time out: National perspectives on sport and the Covid-19 lockdown (pp. 215-232). Common Ground Research Networks. https://doi.org/10.18848/978-1-86335-232-1/CGP

 

2. Bloom, G. A., Dohme, L-C., & Falcão, W. R. (2020). Coaching youth athletes. In R. Resende & A. R. Gomes (Eds.), Coaching for human development and performance in sports (pp. 143-167). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-63912-9

 

3. Fraser-Thomas, J. L., Falcão, W. R., & Wolman, L. (2016). Understanding take-up, drop-out and drop-off in youth sport. In K. Green & A. Smith (Eds.), The Routledge handbook of youth sport (pp. 227-242). Routledge.

 

4. Falcão, W. R., Bennie, A., & Bloom, G. A. (2015). Desporto de alto rendimento: Formação e competência do treinador [High performance sports: Coach training and knowledge]. In R. Resende, A. Albuquerque, & A. R. Gomes (Eds.), Formação e saberes em desporto, educação física e lazer (pp. 41-85). Visão & Contextos.

 

5. Bloom, G. A., Falcão, W. R., & Caron, J. G. (2014). Coaching high performance athletes: Implications for coach training. In A. R. Gomes, R. Resende, & A. Albuquerque (Eds.), Positive human functioning from a multidimensional perspective: Volume 3 (pp. 107-132). Nova Science.

Case-Study


Participation Activities

Published Abstracts

1. Falcão, W. R., & Bloom, G. A. (2018). Youth athletes’ perceptions of humanistic coaching. Journal of Exercise, Movement, and Sport, 50, 114.

 

2. Bloom, G. A., Lepage, P., & Falcão, W. R. (2018). Social and environmental factors affecting the learning and acquisition of knowledge among youth disability sport coaches. Journal of Exercise, Movement, and Sport, 50, 101.

 

3. Falcão, W. R., & Bloom, G. A. (2016). The influence of humanistic coaching on youth development through sport. Journal of Exercise, Movement, and Sport, 48, 84.

 

4. Falcão, W. R., Bloom, G. A., & Bennie, A. (2016). Youth sport coaches' perceptions of a humanistic coaching approach. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 38, S185.

Seminars

1. Falcão, W. R. (2021, March). Sport for development program evaluation: The case of the Pour 3 Points organization in Montreal. Oral presentation at the research day organized by the School of Kinesiology and Physical Activity Sciences (EKSAP) of the University of Montreal, QC, Canada.

 

2. Falcão, W. R., & Arcand, S. (2020, December). Youth sport coaching in Montreal: Evaluation of a sports for development program. Oral presentation at the Parlons Sports meeting organized by the Pole Sports at HEC Montreal, QC, Canada.

 

3. Falcão, W. R., Bernier, S., Duchesneau, M.-A., & Labelle, C. (2020, December). Benefits of sports practice. Panel presented at the Montreal Sport Summit organized by Excellence Sportive de l'Ile de Montreal, QC, Canada.

 

4. Falcão, W. R., & Therrien L. P. (2020, March). Training coaches to promote the success of youth. Colloquium presented at the Day for Psychoeducation and Recognition for Internship Supervisors at the University of Montreal, QC.

Conference Presentations

This list includes only presentations delivered in the five previous years.

 

Oral Presentations

 

1. Falcão, W. R., & Arcand, S. (2021, June). Impact evaluation of a sport for development program in Montreal, Canada: The case of the Pour 3 Points organization. Oral session presented at the meeting of the International Conference on Sport & Society, Granada, Spain.

 

2. Bardocz-Bencsik, M., Gadais, T., & Falcão, W. R. (2020, June). Co-construction of a logical model for a sport for development and peace program. Oral session presented at the meeting of the International Conference on Sport & Society, Granada, Spain.

 

3. Marsollier, É., Trottier, C., Audet, O., Carrière, R., Sabourin, C., Gagnon, S., Falcão, W. R., Camiré, M., Lavoie, M. D., & Goulet, C. (2019, July). A systematic review of life skills program characteristics influencing transfer. Oral session presented at the meeting of the European Federation of Sport Psychology (FEPSAC), Müenster, Germany.

 

4. Gadais, T., Bardocz-Bencsik, M., & Falcão, W. R. (2019, June). Analysing a Canadian sport for development program’s logical model with key actors’ perceptions: The case of Pour 3 Points organization in Montreal. Oral session presented at the meeting of the International Association for Physical Education in Higher Education (AIESEP), Garden City, NY, USA.

 

5. Gillard, A., Trottier, C., Drapeau, V., Falcão, W. R., Goulet, C., Billaut, F., Pelet, S., Trudel, P., Frenette, E., Veillette, R., & Lavoie, S. (2019, March). Life skills learning in sport-études: An evaluation of students-athletes’ needs. Oral session presented at the meeting of the Eastern Canadian Sport & Exercise Psychology Symposium (ECSEPS), Toronto, ON, Canada.

 

6. Bardocz-Bencsik, M., Gadais, T., Falcão, W. R., & Dóczi, T. (2018, May). Training life skills through basketball: The case of the P3P organization. Oral session presented at the Sport and Innovation Conference, Budapest, Hungary.

 

7. Falcão, W. R., & Bloom, G. A. (2016, March). A critical review of humanistic coaching. Oral session presented at the meeting of the Eastern Canadian Sport & Exercise Psychology (ECSEPS), Hamilton, ON, Canada.

 

Poster Presentations

 

8. Bianco, T., Falcão, W. R., Boisvert, M. (2019, October). Coach attitudes and intentions to use sport psychology for their own benefit. Poster presented at the meeting of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP), Portland, OH, USA.

 

9. Lepage, P., Bloom, G. A., & Falcão, W. R. (2018, October). Acquisition of knowledge among youth disability sport coaches. Poster presented at the meeting of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP), Toronto, ON, Canada.

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