Works (101)

Updated: April 4th, 2024 00:52

2024 journal article

Perceived Constraints to Pickleball Participation Among Black Older Adults

Journal of Aging and Physical Activity.

By: J. Casper n, A. Kim* & J. Bocarro n

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: ORCID
Added: September 29, 2023

2023 article

An Exploratory Study of a Health and Wellness Intervention on STEM College Students During COVID-19

Bocarro, J. N., Casper, J. M., Bush, K. A., Steptoe, A., DuPree, S., Blake, V., & Kanters, M. A. (2023, February 3). RECREATIONAL SPORTS JOURNAL, Vol. 2.

By: J. Bocarro n, J. Casper n, K. Bush n, A. Steptoe n, S. DuPree n, V. Blake*, M. Kanters n

author keywords: wellness; health coaching; STEM; campus recreation; physical activity
TL;DR: Findings suggest that health coaching may be an effective intervention strategy to help university students cope with the heightened anxiety and stress levels associated with campus life. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: February 3, 2023

2023 article

Editorial: Foregrounding a rights-based agenda for sport events

Mcgillivray, D., Mcpherson, G., Bocarro, J., & Heerdt, D. (2023, October 2). FRONTIERS IN SPORTS AND ACTIVE LIVING, Vol. 5.

author keywords: human rights; sport events; Olympics; FIFA World Cup; Commonwealth Games
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: October 30, 2023

2023 article

Physical Activity Associated with Older Adult Pickleball Participation: A Pilot Study

Casper, J. M. M., Bocarro, J. N., & Drake, N. R. R. (2023, February 9). RECREATIONAL SPORTS JOURNAL, Vol. 2.

By: J. Casper n, J. Bocarro n & N. Drake n

author keywords: Physical activity; pickleball; older adults; sport; MVPA
TL;DR: Evidence that pickleball participation helps older adults meet the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)/U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (USHHS) recommended guidelines for MVPA per week if played three or more times is informed. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: March 20, 2023

2023 review

THE STATE OF PLAY BETWEEN MANAGING MAJOR SPORTS EVENTS AND HUMAN RIGHTS: A SCOPING REVIEW

[Review of ]. EVENT MANAGEMENT, 27(6), 823–849.

By: J. Koenigstorfer*, Y. Yang*, J. Bocarro n, I. Brittain*, E. Lundberg*, D. McGillvray, L. Misener*, L. Chalip*, M. Duignan*

author keywords: Equality; Freedom; Human trafficking; Sport; Worker rights; Inclusivity
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: January 2, 2024

2023 article

Thinking Outside the Pillbox - Sport and Health

Bocarro, J. (2023, August 4).

By: J. Bocarro n

Source: ORCID
Added: August 11, 2023

2022 journal article

Applying Systems Thinking Approaches to Address Preventive Health Factors through Public Parks and Recreation Agencies

JOURNAL OF PARK AND RECREATION ADMINISTRATION, 40(1), 98–114.

By: T. Penbrooke, M. Edwards, J. Bocarro, K. Henderson & J. Hipp

author keywords: Delphi; physical activity; nutrition; management; planning
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: February 7, 2022

2022 journal article

Examination of Ecological Systems Contexts Within a Latino-Based Community Sport Youth Development Initiative

Frontiers in Sports and Active Living, 4.

By: M. Robledo n, M. Edwards n, J. Bocarro n, A. Behnke* & J. Casper n

author keywords: Latinx adolescents; community programs; sport-for-development (SFD); Juntos; qualitative evaluation; ecological systems theory
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: July 1, 2022

2022 journal article

Promoting Recreational Interests of Black Undergraduate Students Attending Historically White Institutions

RECREATIONAL SPORTS JOURNAL, 46(1), 52–63.

By: K. Howard n, J. Bocarro n, M. Floyd n & H. Sanderson*

author keywords: sport; diversity; wellness; fitness; campus recreation
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: April 14, 2022

2022 article

The Contribution of Sport in the Rehabilitation Process of Disabled Military Veterans: A Case Study of the 2016 Invictus Games

Brittain, I., Bunds, K., & Bocarro, J. (2022, January 21). JOURNAL OF GLOBAL SPORT MANAGEMENT, Vol. 2.

By: I. Brittain*, K. Bunds n & J. Bocarro n

author keywords: Military; traumatic injury; sport-based rehabilitation; friends and family; relationships
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: February 4, 2022

2022 article

Youth Sport Participation by Metropolitan Status: 2018-2019 National Survey of Children's Health (NSCH)

Johnson, A. M., Bocarro, J. N., & Saelens, B. E. (2022, May 19). RESEARCH QUARTERLY FOR EXERCISE AND SPORT, Vol. 5.

By: A. Johnson, J. Bocarro n & B. Saelens*

author keywords: Adolescent; barriers; physical activity; rural
TL;DR: The relationship between MSA status and sports participation may be largely driven by factors that affect youth’s ability to participate in sports, particularly males. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
1. No Poverty (OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: May 18, 2022

2022 journal article

“I have to be the example”: Motherhood as a lens for understanding physical activity among low-income women

Journal of Leisure Research, 53(4), 575–594.

By: L. MacNell*, A. Hardison-Moody n, A. Wyant*, J. Bocarro n, S. Elliott* & S. Bowen n

author keywords: Motherhood; rural; urban; physical activity; socio-ecological model
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
1. No Poverty (OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: April 29, 2022

2021 journal article

An examination of pickleball participation, social connections, and psychological well-being among seniors during the COVID-19 pandemic

World Leisure Journal, 63(3), 330–346.

By: J. Casper n, J. Bocarro n & A. Lothary*

author keywords: Senior sport; COVID-19; physical activity; mental health; pickleball
TL;DR: Findings indicated that a majority of the participants are still playing pickleball outdoors, but less frequently, and those playing less pickleballs were significantly more likely to report lower life satisfaction during the pandemic. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: August 30, 2021

2021 journal article

Objective Assessment of Physical Activity and Associated Contexts During High School Sport Practices

FRONTIERS IN SPORTS AND ACTIVE LIVING, 3.

By: T. Carlton*, T. McKenzie*, J. Bocarro n, M. Edwards n, J. Casper n, L. Suau*, M. Kanters n

author keywords: youth sport; physical activity; objective measurement; practice context; sport practices
TL;DR: It is demonstrated that sport can make a useful, if not sufficient role in helping high school athletes reach recommended PA levels and that the context that characterizes sport practices is a significant determinant in how much PA occurs. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 2, 2021

2021 journal article

Parental perceptions of the impact of COVID-19 and returning to play based on level of sport

Sport in Society, 25(7), 1273–1290.

By: M. Edwards n, J. Bocarro n, K. Bunds n, K. Bush n, J. Casper n, T. Dorsch*, L. Chalip*, D. Kanters*, M. Kanters n

author keywords: Youth sport; COVID-19; elite sport; recreation sport; children; sport parents
TL;DR: Attending school in person and household income were associated with the ability to resume sport suggesting the need to provide school sport environments and consider the financial impacts of COVID-19 on sport families. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: January 10, 2022

2021 article

The role of advocacy organisations for ethical mega sport events

McGillivray, D., Koenigstorfer, J., Bocarro, J. N., & Edwards, M. B. (2021, August 19). SPORT MANAGEMENT REVIEW, Vol. 8.

By: D. McGillivray*, J. Koenigstorfer*, J. Bocarro n & M. Edwards n

author keywords: Human rights; United Nations; stakeholder; legacy; sustainability
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
16. Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: September 7, 2021

2021 journal article

Urban Park Use During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Are Socially Vulnerable Communities Disproportionately Impacted?

Frontiers in Sustainable Cities, 3.

By: L. Larson n, Z. Zhang n, J. Oh n, W. Beam n, S. Ogletree*, J. Bocarro n, K. Lee n, J. Casper n ...

author keywords: coronavirus; COVID-19; environmental justice; equity; greenspace; health; outdoor recreation; race
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
1. No Poverty (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID, Crossref
Added: September 30, 2021

2020 journal article

Assessing the contribution of informal sport to leisure-time physical activity: a new perspective on social innovation

MANAGING SPORT AND LEISURE, 25(3), 161–174.

By: G. Jones*, T. Carlton*, M. Hyun*, M. Kanters n & J. Bocarro n

author keywords: Physical activity; SOPARC; schools; informal sport; community sport
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: April 14, 2020

2020 journal article

Is "school sport" associated with school belongingness? Testing the influence of school sport policy

SPORT MANAGEMENT REVIEW, 23(5), 925–936.

By: G. Jones*, M. Hyun*, M. Edwards n, J. Casper n, J. Bocarro n & J. Lynch*

author keywords: School sport; Sport policy; School belongingness; Youth sport
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: January 4, 2021

2019 journal article

A conceptual model and research agenda for bidding, planning and delivering Major sport events that lever human rights

LEISURE STUDIES, 38(2), 175–190.

author keywords: Event hosting; mega sport events; Olympic Games; FIFA World Cup; event legacy
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
11. Sustainable Cities and Communities (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: March 18, 2019

2019 journal article

Mapping research on legacy of mega sporting events: structural changes, consequences, and stakeholder evaluations in empirical studies

Leisure Studies, 38(6), 729–745.

author keywords: Hosting; Olympic Games; FIFA World Cup; UEFA Euro; Asian Games
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
11. Sustainable Cities and Communities (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: September 30, 2019

2019 report

National Association of State Park Directors Health and Nature Partnership Toolkit

Raleigh, NC: National Association of State Park Directors.

By: C. Schultz & J. Bocarro

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: November 30, 2020

2019 journal article

Whose National Park Service? An Examination of Relevancy, Diversity, and Inclusion Programs from 2005-2016

JOURNAL OF PARK AND RECREATION ADMINISTRATION, 37(4), 51–69.

By: C. Schultz*, J. Bocarro n, K. Lee n, A. Sene-Harper*, M. Fearn n & M. Floyd n

author keywords: Diversity; inclusion; National Park Service; organizational culture; relevancy
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
10. Reduced Inequalities (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: November 18, 2019

2018 chapter

Conclusion

In I. Brittain, J. N. Bocarro, T. Byers, & K. Swart (Eds.), Legacies and Mega Events: Fact or Fairy Tales? London: Routledge.

By: I. Brittain, J. Bocarro & T. Byers

Ed(s): I. Brittain, J. Bocarro, T. Byers & K. Swart

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: November 30, 2020

2018 report

Evaluating Physical Activity Behavior in High School Sports

Aspen Institute.

By: M. Kanters, J. Bocarro, M. Edwards, J. Casper, T. McKenzie & T. Carlton

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: September 8, 2022

2018 journal article

Examining the Environmental Characteristics of Shared Leadership in a Sport-for-Development Organization

JOURNAL OF SPORT MANAGEMENT, 32(2), 82–95.

By: G. Jones*, C. Wegner*, K. Bunds n, M. Edwards n & J. Bocarro n

author keywords: case study; community sport organizations; sport organization management
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2018 report

Food for Sport Youth Survey Report

Raleigh, NC: North Carolina State University, Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism Management.

By: M. Edwards, J. Bocarro, T. Byers & B. Knott

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: November 30, 2020

2018 chapter

Introduction

In I. Brittain, J. N. Bocarro, T. Byers, & K. Swart (Eds.), Legacies and Mega Events: Fact or Fairy Tales? London: Routledge.

By: J. Bocarro, I. Brittain & T. Byers

Ed(s): I. Brittain, J. Bocarro, T. Byers & K. Swart

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: November 30, 2020

2018 book

Legacies and Mega Events: Fact or Fairy Tales?

London: Routledge.

Jason Bocarro

Ed(s): I. Brittain, J. Bocarro, T. Byers & K. Swart

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: November 30, 2020

2018 journal article

Leveraging community sport organizations to promote community capacity: Strategic outcomes, challenges, and theoretical considerations

SPORT MANAGEMENT REVIEW, 21(3), 279–292.

By: G. Jones*, M. Edwards n, J. Bocarro n, K. Bunds n & J. Smith*

author keywords: Community capacity; Case study; Community sport; Community development; Sport-for-development
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2018 chapter

Mega Event Research: What do we know, where are we going?

In I. Brittain, J. N. Bocarro, T. Byers, & K. Swart (Eds.), Legacies of Mega Events: Fact or Fairy Tales. London: Routledge.

By: J. Bocarro, T. Byers & L. Carter

Ed(s): I. Brittain, J. Bocarro, T. Byers & K. Swart

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: November 30, 2020

2018 chapter

The Power of people: The importance of relationship-based programming

In P. A. Witt & L. L. Caldwell (Eds.), Youth Development Principles and Practices in Out-of-School Time Settings (2nd edition). Urbana, IL: Sagamore-Venture Publishing.

By: J. Bocarro & P. Witt

Ed(s): P. Witt & L. Caldwell

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: November 30, 2020

2018 chapter

The status of youth sports in American society

In P. A. Witt & L. L. Caldwell (Eds.), Youth Development Principles and Practices in Out-of-School Time Settings (2nd ed.). Urbana, IL: Sagamore-Venture Publishing.

By: G. Jones, J. Bocarro & M. Edwards

Ed(s): P. Witt & L. Caldwell

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: November 30, 2020

2018 report

Thinking outside the Pillbox: Prescribing Parks for Community-Clinical Connections and Health

Raleigh, NC: North Carolina State University, Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism Management.

By: J. Bocarro, C. Schultz, J. Hipp, M. Kanters & M. Floyd

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: November 30, 2020

2017 report

2016 Relevancy, Diversity, and Inclusion Service-Wide Inventory

Raleigh, NC: North Carolina State University, Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism Management.

By: C. Schultz, J. Bocarro, M. Floyd & M. Fearn

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: November 30, 2020

2017 journal article

A Family Thing: Positive Youth Development Outcomes of a Sport-Based Life Skills Program

Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 35(1), 34–50.

By: C. Hodge*, M. Kanters n, T. Forneris*, J. Bocarro n & R. Sayre-McCord n

author keywords: Youth sport; family recreation; family leisure; positive youth development; sports-based life skills
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: July 7, 2020

2017 journal article

A structural perspective of cross-sector partnerships involving youth sport nonprofit organizations

European Sport Management Quarterly, 18(2), 133–155.

By: G. Jones*, M. Edwards n, J. Bocarro n, K. Bunds n & J. Smith*

Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: December 10, 2019

2017 journal article

An integrative review of sport-based youth development literature

SPORT IN SOCIETY, 20(1), 161–179.

By: G. Jones n, M. Edwards n, J. Bocarro n, K. Bunds n & J. Smith n

Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Collaborative Advantages: The Role of Interorganizational Partnerships for Youth Sport Nonprofit Organizations

JOURNAL OF SPORT MANAGEMENT, 31(2), 148–160.

By: G. Jones*, M. Edwards n, J. Bocarro n, K. Bunds n & J. Smith*

author keywords: community sport; networks; management; social network analysis
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Shared Use of Physical Activity Facilities Among North Carolina Faith Communities, 2013

Preventing Chronic Disease, 14(E11).

By: A. Hardison-Moody n, M. Edwards n, J. Bocarro n, A. Stein*, M. Kanters n, D. Sherman*, L. Rhew*, W. Stallings, S. Bowen n

MeSH headings : Data Collection; Exercise; Humans; North Carolina; Odds Ratio; Public Facilities / economics; Public Facilities / statistics & numerical data; Religion
TL;DR: Most faith communities shared their facilities for physical activity, and Faith communities in the wealthiest counties were more likely to share their spaces than were faith communities in poorer counties. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
1. No Poverty (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Shared use agreements and leisure time physical activity in North Carolina public schools

Preventive Medicine, 95, S10–S16.

By: T. Carlton n, M. Kanters n, J. Bocarro n, M. Floyd n, M. Edwards n & L. Suau*

Contributors: T. Carlton n, M. Kanters n, J. Bocarro n, M. Floyd n, M. Edwards n & L. Suau*

author keywords: Physical activity; SOPARC; Shared use agreements; Schools; Rural; Sport
MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adult; Child; Community-Institutional Relations; Cooperative Behavior; Cross-Sectional Studies; Exercise; Female; Humans; Leisure Activities; Male; North Carolina; Observation; Regression Analysis; Residence Characteristics / statistics & numerical data; Schools / statistics & numerical data; Sex Distribution; Social Class; Sports and Recreational Facilities / statistics & numerical data; Surveys and Questionnaires
TL;DR: Findings indicated that although schools had a policy of shared or open use, most facilities were empty during non-school hours, and formal programming was positively associated with both use and PA levels. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, Crossref, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 chapter

Leisure, Health and Physical Activity

In G. Walker, M. Stodolska, & D. Scott (Eds.), Leisure Matters: The State and Future of Leisure Studies. State College, PA: Venture Publishing Inc.

By: J. Bocarro & M. Edwards

Ed(s): G. Walker, M. Stodolska & D. Scott

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: January 30, 2021

2016 journal article

Potential measures for linking park and trail systems to public health

Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 34(1), 4–23.

By: C. Schultz n, R. Layton n, M. Edwards n, J. Bocarro, R. Moore n, S. Tepperberg*, A. Bality*, M. Floyd n

author keywords: Parks; trails; surveillance; metrics; park and trail system planning
TL;DR: The intent of this study is to identify validated metrics, which link parks and trails to public health goals, which could be used to inform policies, practices, guidelines, and other strategies for the allocation and management of parks and Trails. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: June 7, 2019

2016 chapter

Sport Participation

In Contemporary Issues in Sport Management: A Critical Introduction (pp. 203–216).

By: J. Bocarro* & M. Edwards*

Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: December 10, 2019

2016 journal article

The salience of sport in cross-race friendship selection

Journal of Amateur Sport, 2(1), 73.

By: G. Jones n, K. Bunds n, T. Carlton n, M. Edwards n & J. Bocarro n

Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: December 10, 2019

2015 journal article

Family Leisure An Integrative Review of Research from Select Journals

JOURNAL OF LEISURE RESEARCH, 47(5), 577–600.

By: C. Hodge*, J. Bocarro n, K. Henderson n, R. Zabriskie*, T. Parcel n & M. Kanters n

author keywords: constraints; costs; family recreation; family well-being; well-being
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
5. Gender Equality (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Social and Environmental Factors Related to Boys’ and Girls’ Park-Based Physical Activity

Preventing Chronic Disease, 12(E97).

By: J. Bocarro n, M. Floyd n, M. Edwards n, C. Schultz n, W. Smith n, P. Baran n, R. Moore n, N. Cosco n, L. Suau*

Contributors: J. Bocarro n, M. Floyd n, W. Smith n, M. Edwards n, C. Schultz n, P. Baran n, R. Moore n, N. Cosco n, L. Suau*

MeSH headings : Adolescent; Age Factors; Catchment Area, Health; Child; Child, Preschool; Energy Metabolism; Environment Design; Ethnicity / statistics & numerical data; Female; Health Promotion / methods; Humans; Infant; Infant, Newborn; Logistic Models; Male; Motor Activity / physiology; North Carolina; Parent-Child Relations; Play and Playthings; Public Facilities / statistics & numerical data; Recreation; Sedentary Behavior / ethnology; Sex Factors; Social Environment; Walking / physiology
TL;DR: Activity area and social correlates of park-based physical activity were similar for boys and girls; findings for formal park programming, age, and number of facilities were mixed. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Youth sport practice model gets more kids active with more time practicing skills

Retos: Nuevas Tendencias En Educacion Fisica, Deporte y Recreacion, 28, 222–225.

By: M. Kanters, T. McKenzie, M. Edwards, J. Bocarro, M. Mahar, K. Martel, C. Hodge

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: February 7, 2021

2014 journal article

Afterschool shared use of public school facilities for physical activity in North Carolina

Preventive Medicine, 69(S), S44–S48.

By: M. Kanters n, J. Bocarro n, R. Moore n, M. Floyd n & T. Carlton n

Contributors: M. Kanters n, J. Bocarro n, R. Moore n, M. Floyd n & T. Carlton n

author keywords: Shared use; Joint use; Public schools; After school; Physical activity
MeSH headings : Black or African American; Community-Institutional Relations; Health Surveys; Humans; Logistic Models; Motor Activity; North Carolina; Policy; Poverty; Public Facilities / statistics & numerical data; Schools / organization & administration; Schools / statistics & numerical data; Sports / statistics & numerical data
TL;DR: Schools may be more accommodating to shared use partnerships and community organizations seeking to use indoor school facilities or athletic fields should be prepared to complete a formal written agreement. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Leisure Research and the legacy of George Daniel Butler introduction

Journal of Leisure Research, 46(1), 1–5.

By: J. Sibthorp* & J. Bocarro n

Sources: NC State University Libraries, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Park Use Among Youth and Adults: Examination of Individual, Social, and Urban Form Factors

Environment & Behavior, 46(6), 768–800.

By: P. Baran n, W. Smith n, R. Moore n, M. Floyd n, J. Bocarro n, N. Cosco n, T. Danninger n

Contributors: P. Baran n, W. Smith n, R. Moore n, M. Floyd n, J. Bocarro n, N. Cosco n, T. Danninger n

author keywords: neighborhood park use; crime; urban form; street connectivity; pedestrian infrastructure
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Policy Changes to Implement Intramural Sports in North Carolina Middle Schools: Simulated Effects on Sports Participation Rates and Physical Activity Intensity, 2008–2009

Preventing Chronic Disease, 11.

By: M. Edwards n, M. Kanters n & J. Bocarro n

MeSH headings : Adolescent; Computer Simulation; Humans; Motor Activity; North Carolina; Policy; Poverty; Schools / organization & administration; Sports; Time Factors
TL;DR: Implementing intramural sports may provide economically disadvantaged students more access to sports, thus reducing disparities in access to school sports while increasing overall physical activity levels among all children. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
10. Reduced Inequalities (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Prioritizing School Intramural and Interscholastic Programs Based on Observed Physical Activity

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF HEALTH PROMOTION, 28(3), S65–S71.

By: J. Bocarro*, M. Kanters*, M. Edwards*, J. Casper* & T. McKenzie

author keywords: School Sport Policy; Children; Intramural Sports; Middle School; Youth; Prevention Research
MeSH headings : Adolescent; Basketball / physiology; Basketball / statistics & numerical data; Child; Choice Behavior; Cross-Sectional Studies; Female; Humans; Male; Motor Activity / physiology; North Carolina; Organizational Policy; Schools / standards; Schools / statistics & numerical data; Sex Factors; Soccer / physiology; Soccer / statistics & numerical data; Sports / physiology; Sports / statistics & numerical data; Track and Field / physiology; Track and Field / statistics & numerical data
TL;DR: Regardless of sport type, IM sports generated more physical activity than IS sports among boys but not girls, and Soccer, basketball, and track, regardless of school delivery approach, provide the highest physical activity levels. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Public Park and Recreation Managers’ Experiences with Health Partnerships

Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 32(2), 11–27.

By: T. Liechty, A. Mowen, L. Payne, K. Henderson, J. Bocarro, C. Bruton, G. Godbey

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: February 7, 2021

2014 journal article

Shared Use of School Facilities With Community Organizations and Afterschool Physical Activity Program Participation: A Cost-Benefit Assessment

Journal of School Health, 84(5), 302–309.

By: M. Kanters n, J. Bocarro n, M. Filardo*, M. Edwards*, T. McKenzie* & M. Floyd n

Contributors: M. Kanters n, J. Bocarro n, M. Filardo*, M. Edwards*, T. Mckenzie* & M. Floyd n

author keywords: school facility costs; school facilities; afterschool physical activity
MeSH headings : Adolescent; Cost-Benefit Analysis; Exercise; Female; Health Promotion / economics; Health Promotion / organization & administration; Humans; Male; Organizations / economics; Organizations / organization & administration; Schools / economics; Schools / organization & administration; Sex Factors
TL;DR: These results suggest partnerships between schools and other community agencies to share facilities and create new opportunities for afterschool physical activity programs are a promising health promotion strategy. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries, Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Visitor Services Staff Perceptions of Strategies to Encourage Diversity at Two Urban National Parks

Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 32(3), 15–28.

By: D. Santucci, M. Floyd, J. Bocarro & K. Henderson

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: February 7, 2021

2014 report

Youth Sport Practice Model Gets More Kids Active with More Time Practicing Skills

Active Living Research Brief.

By: M. Kanters, T. McKenzie, M. Edwards, J. Bocarro, M. Mahar & C. Hodge

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: February 7, 2021

2013 article

Researcher and Advocate: Using Research to Promote Social Justice Change Leisure Research Symposium

JOURNAL OF LEISURE RESEARCH, Vol. 45, pp. 2–6.

By: J. Bocarro* & M. Stodolska

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
10. Reduced Inequalities (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Strategies for creating successful Joint Use agreements: A case study

Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 31(1), 98–107.

By: K. Howard, J. Bocarro & M. Kanters

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: February 9, 2021

2013 report

USA Hockey Research Report

Raleigh, NC: North Carolina State University, Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism Management.

By: M. Kanters, T. McKenzie, M. Mahar, C. Hodge & J. Bocarro

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: February 9, 2021

2012 journal article

Determinants of middle school sport participation: a comparison of different models for school sport delivery

International Journal of Sport Management and Marketing, 12(3/4), 159.

By: M. Kanters n, J. Bocarro n, P. Greenwood*, J. Casper n, L. Suau* & T. McKenzie*

Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: January 5, 2021

2012 journal article

Place Disparities in Supportive Environments for Extracurricular Physical Activity in North Carolina Middle Schools

Youth & Society, 45(2), 265–285.

By: M. Edwards*, J. Bocarro n & M. Kanters n

author keywords: extracurricular activity; health; physical activity; school-based programs; rural context; social inequality
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
1. No Poverty (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 journal article

School Sport Participation Under Two School Sport Policies: Comparisons by Race/Ethnicity, Gender, and Socioeconomic Status

Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 45(S1), 113–121.

By: M. Kanters n, J. Bocarro n, M. Edwards*, J. Casper n & M. Floyd n

Contributors: M. Kanters n, J. Bocarro n, M. Edwards*, J. Casper n & M. Floyd n

author keywords: School sport delivery; Intramural sport; Physical activity; Disparities; Middle school
MeSH headings : Adolescent; Child; Data Collection; Ethnicity / psychology; Female; Gender Identity; Health Behavior; Humans; Male; Pilot Projects; Policy; Racial Groups / psychology; Schools; Social Class; Southeastern United States; Sports / psychology
TL;DR: Examination of school sport participation in middle schools with contrasting school sport delivery strategies found low-income and Black children, two groups at greater risk of physical inactivity and other negative outcomes, had greater participation in intramural programs. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: January 17, 2019

2012 report

School sport policies and physical activity

[Policy Brief]. Raleigh, NC: North Carolina State University, Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism Management.

By: M. Kanters, J. Bocarro & M. Edwards

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: February 9, 2021

2012 journal article

School sport policy and school-based physical activity environments and their association with observed physical activity in middle school children

HEALTH & PLACE, 18(1), 31–38.

By: J. Bocarro n, M. Kanters n, E. Cerin*, M. Floyd n, J. Casper n, L. Suau*, T. McKenzie*

Contributors: J. Bocarro n, M. Kanters n, E. Cerin*, M. Floyd n, J. Casper n, L. Suau*, T. McKenzie*

author keywords: Physical activity; SOPLAY; Sport; Children; Schools; Adolescents
MeSH headings : Child; Female; Health Policy; Humans; Male; Motor Activity; Racial Groups; Schools / organization & administration; Socioeconomic Factors; Sports / education
TL;DR: Sport policies, physical settings within schools, and supervision in relation to physical activity using the System for Observing Play and Leisure in Youth (SOPLAY), and descriptive results showed athletic facilities were under-utilized in all schools. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 report

Shared use of school facilities

[Policy Brief]. Raleigh, NC: North Carolina State University, Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism Management.

By: M. Kanters, J. Bocarro & M. Edwards

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: February 9, 2021

2012 report

Who is using school athletic facilities?

Raleigh, NC: North Carolina State University, Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism Management. Active Living Research.

By: J. Bocarro, M. Kanters, E. Cerin, M. Floyd, J. Casper, L. Suau, T. McKenzie

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: February 9, 2021

2011 journal article

"Just Let Me Play!"-Understanding Constraints That Limit Adolescent Sport Participation

JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY & HEALTH, 8, S32–S39.

By: J. Casper n, J. Bocarro n, M. Kanters n & M. Floyd n

author keywords: barriers; youth; middle schools
MeSH headings : Adolescent; Analysis of Variance; Community Participation; Female; Humans; Male; Socioeconomic Factors; Sports; Students / psychology; Surveys and Questionnaires
TL;DR: The sociodemographic characteristics of middle school students appear to be a significant factor in their perception of constraints to sport participation, and identifying constraints associated with sport participation can enable policy-makers and administrators to be more deliberate in channeling resources. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 journal article

Adolescent Girls' Perception of Health within a Leisure Context

Journal of Leisure Research, 43(3), 334–353.

By: L. Witmer*, J. Bocarro* & K. Henderson n

author keywords: Adolescent girls; eating; health; physical activity; focus groups
TL;DR: How healthy diets and physical activity participation in adolescent girls can be associated with promoting enjoyable leisure and the importance of enjoyment and leisure as prerequisites for healthy behaviors is examined. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 journal article

Measurement properties of constraints to sport participation: A psychometric examination with adolescents

Leisure Sciences, 33(2), 127–146.

By: J. Casper n, J. Bocarro n, M. Kanters n & M. Floyd n

Contributors: J. Casper n, J. Bocarro n, M. Kanters n & M. Floyd n

author keywords: adolescents; barriers; constraints; invariance; measurement; middle school; sport
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 journal article

Opportunities for Extracurricular Physical Activity in North Carolina Middle Schools

Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 8(5), 597–605.

By: M. Edwards*, M. Kanters* & J. Bocarro*

author keywords: rural; adolescence; school sport
MeSH headings : Exercise; Humans; North Carolina; Rural Population / statistics & numerical data; Schools / statistics & numerical data; Sports / statistics & numerical data; Surveys and Questionnaires; Urban Population / statistics & numerical data
TL;DR: North Carolina's middle schools and its rural schools in particular, are falling short in efforts to provide extracurricular physical activity programming recommended by researchers and policy groups. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 journal article

Park-Based Physical Activity Among Children and Adolescents

American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 41(3), 258–265.

By: M. Floyd n, J. Bocarro n, W. Smith n, P. Baran n, R. Moore n, N. Cosco n, M. Edwards*, L. Suau*, K. Fang n

Contributors: M. Floyd n, J. Bocarro n, W. Smith n, P. Baran n, R. Moore n, N. Cosco n, M. Edwards*, L. Suau*, K. Fang n

MeSH headings : Adolescent; Child; Child, Preschool; Cross-Sectional Studies; Female; Humans; Infant; Male; Motor Activity; Public Facilities / statistics & numerical data; Recreation; Regression Analysis; Residence Characteristics / statistics & numerical data; Sex Factors
TL;DR: These social factors and design features should be considered in order to stimulate higher levels of park-based physical activity among children and adolescents. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 journal article

Participation in Interscholastic and Intramural Sport Programs in Middle Schools: An Exploratory Investigation of Race and Gender

Recreational Sports Journal, 35(2), 157–173.

By: M. Edwards*, J. Bocarro n, M. Kanters n & J. Casper n

author keywords: school sport; youth; race; gender; sport participation; intramurals
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: December 16, 2019

2011 journal article

Physical Activity and Health Partnerships Among Park and Recreation Departments in North Carolina

Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 29(2), 55–68.

By: C. Bruton, M. Floyd, J. Bocarro, K. Henderson, J. Casper & M. Kanters

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: February 20, 2021

2011 journal article

Recreation as a component of the community youth development system

New Directions for Youth Development, 2011(130), 59–72.

By: C. Outley*, J. Bocarro n & C. Boleman*

MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adolescent Behavior / physiology; Adolescent Behavior / psychology; Cooperative Behavior; Humans; Recreation / physiology; Recreation / psychology; Residence Characteristics; United States
TL;DR: How organizations in three communities--the Youthline Outreach Mentorship program in Minneapolis, a 4-H initiative in Parker City, Texas, and the Hockey Is for Everyone program--have successfully applied theoretical knowledge shows how community youth development has evolved. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: February 24, 2020

2011 report

School sport policy analysis: Examining policy changes to increase the impact of after-school sports and facilities on physical activity

Raleigh, NC: North Carolina State University, Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism Management.

By: M. Kanters, J. Bocarro & M. Edwards

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: February 20, 2021

2010 other

Leisure, Health, and Physical Activity

By: J. Bocarro* & M. Kanters

Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: September 13, 2020

2010 report

Parks & Recreation Fees & Charges Survey Report: 2010

Parks & Recreation Fees & Charges Survey Report: 2010. Raleigh, NC: North Carolina State University, Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism Management.

By: M. Kanters, J. Bocarro, C. Siderelis, C. Vurnakes, P. Armstrong & N. Habluka

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: February 27, 2021

2009 journal article

Adaptation of the System for Observing Physical Activity and Recreation in Communities (SOPARC) to Assess Age Groupings of Children

Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 6(6), 699–707.

By: J. Bocarro n, M. Floyd*, R. Moore*, P. Baran, T. Danninger, W. Smith*, N. Cosco*

Contributors: J. Bocarro n, M. Floyd*, R. Moore*, P. Baran, T. Danninger, W. Smith*, N. Cosco*

author keywords: direct observation; children; measurement; reliability; parks
MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adolescent Development; Age Factors; Child; Child Development; Child, Preschool; Female; Humans; Infant; Infant, Newborn; Male; Motor Activity; Observation; Play and Playthings; Public Facilities; Recreation
TL;DR: The reliability of measuring PA among children by segmenting children by 3 age groups was established and this approach is recommended for future studies ofPA among children in parks and other outdoor environments. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2009 journal article

Making a difference through parks and recreation: Reflections on physical activity, health and wellness research

Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 27(3), 1–7.

By: J. Bocarro & M. Wells

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: February 27, 2021

2009 journal article

Physical activity promotion in North Carolina: Perceptions of public park and recreation directors

Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 27(1), 1–16.

By: J. Bocarro, J. Casper, K. Henderson, M. Floyd, R. Moore, M. Kanters, K. Laven, M. Edwards

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: February 27, 2021

2009 journal article

The Czech Way of Inclusion through an Experiential Education Framework

Journal of Experiential Education, 32(1), 14–27.

By: M. Kudláček, J. Bocarro*, I. Jirásek & R. Hanuš

Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: January 5, 2021

2008 journal article

An Integrative Review of Youth Development Research in Selected United States Recreation

Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 26(2), 4–27.

By: J. Bocarro, P. Greenwood & K. Henderson

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: February 27, 2021

2008 journal article

Determinants of Sport Participation in Middle School Children and the Impact of Intramural Sports

Recreational Sports Journal, 32(2), 134–151.

By: M. Kanters n, J. Bocarro n, J. Casper n & S. Forrester*

author keywords: school sports; intramural sports; active leisure; childhood obesity; physical activity
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: September 13, 2020

2008 journal article

Guidelines for positively engaging parents in children's sports

Journal of Youth Sports, 3(1), 8–11.

By: M. Kanters, J. Bocarro, J. Casper & S. Forrester

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 journal article

Research on race and ethnicity in leisure studies: A review of five major journals

Journal of Leisure Research, 40(1), 1–22.

By: M. Floyd n, J. Bocarro n & T. Thompson n

Sources: NC State University Libraries, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 journal article

School intramural sports: A platform for lifetime sport participation & active leisure

School intramural sports: A platform for lifetime sport participation & active leisure. Recreational Sports Journal, 32(2), 134–151.

By: M. Kanters, J. Bocarro, J. Casper & S. Forrester

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 journal article

School physical education, extracurricular sports, and lifelong active living

JOURNAL OF TEACHING IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION, 27(2), 155–166.

By: J. Bocarro n, M. Kanters n, J. Casper n & S. Forrester*

author keywords: intramural sports; lifelong participation; active living; youth; obesity; physical education
TL;DR: Support is presented for the notion that a physical education curriculum that includes intramurals before, during, and after school can help children learn the skills to enjoy participation in a variety of sports designed to facilitate lifelong active living. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 journal article

Supported or pressured? An examination of agreement among parents and children on parent's role in youth sports

Journal of Sport Behavior, 31(1), 64–80.

By: M. Kanters, J. Bocarro & J. Casper

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2005 chapter

The Power of people: The importance of relationship-based programming

In P. A. Witt & L. Caldwell (Eds.), Recreation and Youth Development. State College, PA: Venture Publishing.

By: J. Bocarro & P. Witt

Ed(s): P. Witt & L. Caldwell

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: February 28, 2021

2004 report

New Hampshire Recreation & Conservation Leaders’ Community Assessment Study

New Hampshire Recreation & Conservation Leaders’ Community Assessment Study. Durham, NH: University of New Hampshire, Department of Recreation Management & Policy.

By: R. Barcelona & J. Bocarro

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: February 28, 2021

2004 journal article

The nature and extent of collaboration between park and recreation agencies and higher education institutions

Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 22(4), 3–24.

By: R. Barcelona & J. Bocarro

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: February 28, 2021

2004 journal article

Transitioning back to Health: Participants’ perspectives of Project PATH

Therapeutic Recreation Journal, 38(2), 206–224.

By: J. Sable & J. Bocarro

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: February 28, 2021

2003 journal article

Finding the right P.A.T.H.: Exploring familial relationships and the role of a community TR program in the initial years after a Spinal Cord injury

Therapeutic Recreation Journal, 37(1), 58–72.

By: J. Bocarro & J. Sable

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: March 9, 2021

2003 journal article

Maintaining the Balance Between Service and Learning: The Use of Journals in Promoting Critical Thinking

SCHOLE: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education, 18(1), 7–21.

By: J. Bocarro*

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
4. Quality Education (OpenAlex)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: September 13, 2020

2003 journal article

Relationship-based programming: The key to successful youth development programming in recreation settings

Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 21(3), 75–96.

By: J. Bocarro & P. Witt

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: February 28, 2021

2002 report

Dover Middle School 21st Century Community Learning Center Program Evaluation

Dover, NH: University of New Hampshire, Department of Recreation Management & Policy.

By: J. Bocarro & R. Barcelona

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: March 9, 2021

2002 journal article

Reaching out/reaching in: The long term challenges and issues of outreach programs

Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 20(3), 65–80.

By: J. Bocarro & P. Witt

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: March 9, 2021

1998 journal article

Experiential Research At-Risk: The Challenge of Shifting Traditional Research Paradigms

Journal of Experiential Education, 21(2), 102–107.

By: J. Bocarro* & A. Richards

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
4. Quality Education (OpenAlex)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: September 13, 2020

1996 report

Transition to middle-school study

College Station, TX: Texas A&M University, Department of Recreation, Park & Tourism Sciences.

By: P. Witt, D. Baker, J. Bocarro, D. Bundrick & K. Koval-Bauer

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: March 9, 2021

1995 chapter

Who's at risk: The system or youth?

In A. Richards & J. N. Bocarro (Eds.), Alternatives to incarceration: prevention or treatment? Halifax, Nova Scotia: Dalhousie University Press.

By: J. Bocarro

Ed(s): A. Richards & J. Bocarro

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: March 9, 2021

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