Works (76)

Updated: April 4th, 2024 14:06

2023 chapter

Healthy lifestyles - The efficacy of sport for health development initiatives for community health

In Handbook of Sport and International Development (pp. 151–161).

By: M. Edwards*

Source: ORCID
Added: April 1, 2024

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: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID, Crossref
Added: July 1, 2022

2021 journal article

Environmental Factors Associated with Physical Activity in Rural US Counties

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH AND PUBLIC HEALTH, 18(14).

By: C. Abildso*, S. Daily*, M. Meyer*, M. Edwards n, L. Jacobs*, M. McClendon*, C. Perry*, J. Roemmich*

author keywords: rural health; physical activity; positive deviance; social-ecological
MeSH headings : Adult; Exercise; Female; Humans; Male; Prevalence; Rural Population; Social Environment; Transportation; Urban Population
TL;DR: Variations across the rural-urban continuum in environmental factors associated with adults’ PA, highlight the uniqueness of rural PA and the need to further study what succeeds in creating active rural places. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
11. Sustainable Cities and Communities (OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: July 21, 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 journal article

Teamwork makes the <i>net-work</i>: participant-governed networks and athletics sustainability collaboration

International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 23(5), 1090–1106.

By: M. Barrett*, G. Jones*, K. Bunds n, J. Casper n & M. Edwards n

author keywords: Athletics; Sustainability; Network analysis; Shared governance; Collective learning; Deliberation
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: November 1, 2021

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

What Sets Physically Active Rural Communities Apart from Less Active Ones? A Comparative Case Study of Three US Counties

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH AND PUBLIC HEALTH, 18(20).

By: C. Abildso*, C. Perry*, L. Jacobs*, M. Umstattd Meyer*, M. McClendon*, M. Edwards n, J. Roemmich*, Z. Ramsey*, M. Stout*

author keywords: rural health; physical activity; positive deviance; qualitative research; community capital framework; comparative case study
MeSH headings : Adult; Exercise; Humans; Peer Group; Prevalence; Rural Population
TL;DR: Multi-organizational PA coalitions may hold promise for rural PA by directly influencing Human and Organizational Capital in the short term and the other forms of capital in the long term. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: October 11, 2021

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

2020 journal article

The stress from my tour leading job: Differences between genders

JOURNAL OF HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM MANAGEMENT, 44, 211–214.

By: B. Carrillo*, C. Barbieri n, W. Knollenberg n & M. Edwards n

author keywords: Gender; Tour leader; Tour guide; Job stress
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
5. Gender Equality (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: September 21, 2020

2019 journal article

'A Nut We Have Officially yet to Crack': Forcing the Attention of Athletic Departments Toward Sustainability Through Shared Governance

SUSTAINABILITY, 11(19).

By: M. Barrett*, K. Bunds n, J. Casper n, M. Edwards n, D. Showalter n & G. Jones*

author keywords: athletic departments; higher education; sustainability; loose coupling; shared governance; United States
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: November 18, 2019

2019 journal article

A Descriptive Analysis of Corporate Environmental Responsibility in Major League Professional Sport

JOURNAL OF APPLIED SPORT MANAGEMENT, 11(3), 35–46.

By: M. Barrett n, K. Bunds n, J. Casper n & M. Edwards n

author keywords: CSR; environment; professional sport; resource
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 26, 2019

2019 journal article

A community capacity building approach to sport-based youth development

Sport Management Review, 9.

author keywords: Youth sport; Sport for development; Community sport organizations; Community sport; Community
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: December 10, 2019

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 article

Managing sport for health: An introduction to the special issue

Edwards, M. B., & Rowe, K. (2019, February). SPORT MANAGEMENT REVIEW, Vol. 22, pp. 1–4.

By: M. Edwards n & K. Rowe*

author keywords: Sport; Health; Partnerships
TL;DR: The authors identified three overarching themes, with respect to how sport can be managed towards the achievement of health outcomes: sport should be aligned with community needs and should be empowering; sportShould be adaptable and evolving to ensure sport culture values health; and, sport organisations should leverage partnership for health to promote organisational sustainability. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: March 11, 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 article

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IN RURAL POPULATIONS

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND PUBLIC HEALTH PRACTICE, pp. 307–326.

By: M. Meyer, M. Edwards*, L. Jorgenson & J. Moore

Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: January 21, 2020

2019 chapter

Physical Activity in Rural Populations

In D. B. Bornstein, A. E. Eyler, J. E. Maddock, & J. B. Moore (Eds.), Physical Activity and Public Health Practice (pp. 307–328). New York: Springer Publishing Company.

By: M. Umstattd Meyer, M. Edwards, L. Jorgenson & J. Moore

Ed(s): D. Bornstein, A. Eyler, J. Maddock & J. Moore

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: November 8, 2020

2019 journal article

Reporting Quantitative Methods and Findings: Best Practices Fidelity in the Leisure Science Literature

Leisure Sciences, 44(3), 1–16.

By: M. Duerden*, E. Layland*, A. Lacanienta*, C. Hodge*, M. Goates* & M. Edwards n

author keywords: Leisure science literature; methods best practices; quantitative research; reporting best practices; methodological synthesis; study quality
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: December 9, 2019

2019 chapter

Sport and Health

In G. B. Cunningham & J. N. Singer (Eds.), Sociology of Sport and Physical Activity (3rd ed.). College Station, Texas: Center for Sport Management Research and Education.

By: M. Edwards & J. Casper

Ed(s): G. Cunningham & J. Singer

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: November 8, 2020

2019 chapter

The status of youth sport 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.

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

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

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: November 8, 2020

2019 journal article

Tour Leading in South America: Job Inputs and Outcomes

Journal of Travel Research, 59(7), 004728751988001.

By: B. Carrillo*, C. Barbieri n, W. Knollenberg n & M. Edwards n

author keywords: facet analysis model; quality of life; reward; stressor; tour leader; well-being; work environment
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
8. Decent Work and Economic Growth (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID, Crossref
Added: November 11, 2019

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 journal article

Examining the impact and influence of the leisure science literature

ANNALS OF LEISURE RESEARCH, 21(2), 215–226.

By: M. Duerden*, M. Edwards n, M. Goates* & J. Dyer*

author keywords: Citation analysis; leisure science literature; interdisciplinary relevance; content analysis
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
10. Reduced Inequalities (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

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 journal article

The impact of sport and physical activity as a rehabilitation tool upon Invictus Games Competitors

Journal of Physical Activity & Health, 15(Supplement 1), S48–S49.

By: I. Brittain, J. Bocarro & M. Edwards

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: November 8, 2020

2017 chapter

"Lead Up and Legacy": a case study of the 2015 Rugby World Cup

In I. Brittain, J. Bocarro, T. Byers, & K. Swart (Eds.), Legacies and Mega Events: Fact or Fairy Tales? (pp. 199–209). New York: Routledge.

By: G. Jones, M. Edwards & N. Passenger

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

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: November 8, 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, ORCID, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 chapter

Community Capacity

In E. Sharpe, H. Mair, & F. Yuen (Eds.), Community Development: Applications for Leisure, Sport, and Tourism. State College, Pennsylvania: Venture Publishing.

By: D. Matarrita-Cascante & M. Edwards

Ed(s): E. Sharpe, H. Mair & F. Yuen

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: November 8, 2020

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. Bacarro, 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: Crossref, NC State University Libraries, Web Of Science
Added: June 7, 2019

2016 journal article

Rural Active Living: A Call to Action

JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH MANAGEMENT AND PRACTICE, 22(5), E11–E20.

author keywords: ecological model; health disparities; physical activity; rural
MeSH headings : Chronic Disease / prevention & control; Chronic Disease / psychology; Exercise / psychology; Health Status Disparities; Humans; Parks, Recreational / supply & distribution; Public Health / trends; Residence Characteristics; Rural Population / statistics & numerical data; Social Adjustment
TL;DR: There is a dearth of research specific to rural communities across all areas of the ecological model of active living and areas that need addressing to mobilize rural active living researchers and practitioners into action are proposed. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
11. Sustainable Cities and Communities (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Service Learning For Social Change: Raising Social Consciousness Among Sport Management Students

Sport Management Education Journal, 10(2), 127–139.

By: K. Bush n, M. Edwards n, G. Jones n, J. Hook & M. Armstrong

author keywords: teaching; sport sociology; recreation; physical education
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries, Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

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 chapter

Leisure, Health, and Physical Activity

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

By: J. Bocarro & M. Edwards

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

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: November 8, 2020

2015 journal article

Participant impact of the conservation corps experience

Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education, and Leadership, 7(1), 35–47.

By: M. Duerden*, M. Edwards n & R. Lizzo*

author keywords: conservation corps; service learning; quasi-experimental design
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: December 16, 2019

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, W. Smith n, M. Edwards n, C. Schultz 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 review

The role of sport in community capacity building: An examination of sport for development research and practice

[Review of ]. SPORT MANAGEMENT REVIEW, 18(1), 6–19.

By: M. Edwards n

author keywords: Community health; Community capacity; Sport for development; Sport and social change; Reviews
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

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

Retos, 28(2), 173–177.

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

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: November 8, 2020

2014 report

Ecosystem impacts related to conservation corps activities

Raleigh, NC: Conservation Legacy and the Corps Network.

By: M. Edwards, M. Duerden, D. Theriault & G. Jones

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: November 8, 2020

2014 journal article

How overweight and obese are high school football players in the United States?

Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 11(Supp 1), S160.

By: M. Kanters, M. Edwards, T. McKenzie, M. Lounsbery & T. Carlton

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: November 8, 2020

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

Promoting Youth Physical Activity in Rural Southern Communities: Practitioner Perceptions of Environmental Opportunities and Barriers

JOURNAL OF RURAL HEALTH, 30(4), 379–387.

By: M. Edwards n, D. Theriault n, K. Shores* & K. Melton*

author keywords: health promotion; qualitative research; rural; social determinants of health; youth
MeSH headings : Adolescent; Attitude to Health; Exercise / psychology; General Practitioners / psychology; Health Promotion / methods; Humans; North Carolina; Perception; Qualitative Research; Rural Population
TL;DR: Developing partnerships and leveraging local resources may be essential to overcoming barriers for physical activity promotion in rural areas. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

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

The Implication of Bourdieu's Theory of Practice for Leisure Studies

Leisure Sciences, 36(3), 314–323.

By: K. Lee*, R. Dunlap* & M. Edwards*

author keywords: hunting; habitus; Bourdieu; theory of practice; symbolic violence
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
16. Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions (OpenAlex)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: December 16, 2019

2014 journal article

The Role of Community Nurture in Adolescent Interest in College Attendance

Journal of Adolescent Health, 54(2), S20.

By: D. Matarrita-Cascante*, M. Edwards n, C. Outley*, H. Clark & Y. Wu*

TL;DR: PCPs working in an environment with integrated behavioral health services reported that when adolescents do not access care it is often due to parental barriers, and interventions which assist PCPs in eliciting and addressing parental barriers are needed to improve the uptake of adolescent depression care. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: December 16, 2019

2014 journal article

Youth Time Outside A Comparison of Time Use Methodologies

JOURNAL OF LEISURE RESEARCH, 46(5), 635–643.

By: M. Edwards n, M. Duerden*, R. Lizzo*, K. Campbell & L. Kamper

author keywords: Adolescents; outdoors; comparative methodology; time diaries
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Assessing youth perceptions and knowledge of agriculture: The impact of participating in an AgVenture program

Journal of Extension, 51(3). https://archives.joe.org/joe/2013june/rb3.php

By: A. Luckey, T. Murphrey, R. Cummins & M. Edwards

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: March 15, 2021

2013 report

Best practices for structuring successful strategic alliances

(Research Brief No. 28). College Station, TX: Youth Development Initiative, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service.

By: D. Theriault & M. Edwards

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: March 15, 2021

2013 journal article

Examining the Associations of Perceived Community Racism With Self-Reported Physical Activity Levels and Health Among Older Racial Minority Adults

Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 10(7), 932–939.

By: M. Edwards* & G. Cunningham

author keywords: race; older populations; United States
MeSH headings : Adult; Aged; Family Characteristics; Female; Health Behavior / ethnology; Health Status Disparities; Health Surveys; Humans; Male; Minority Groups / statistics & numerical data; Motor Activity; Perception; Racism; Residence Characteristics; Self Report; Texas
TL;DR: Examination of how opportunities for physical activity (PA) and community racism are associated with older racial minorities' reported engagement in PA suggested that perceived community racism moderated this association. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: December 16, 2019

2013 journal article

Obesity Is Inversely Associated With Natural Amenities and Recreation Facilities Per Capita

Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 10(7), 1032–1038.

By: S. Pitts, M. Edwards*, J. Moore, K. Shores, K. DuBose & D. McGranahan

author keywords: physical environment; rural; urban; park use; multi-level models
MeSH headings : Black or African American / psychology; Black or African American / statistics & numerical data; Environment Design; Female; Hispanic or Latino / psychology; Hispanic or Latino / statistics & numerical data; Humans; Leisure Activities; Linear Models; Local Government; Male; Middle Aged; Obesity / epidemiology; Prevalence; Recreation; Residence Characteristics; Rural Population; Social Environment; Socioeconomic Factors; United States / epidemiology; United States Department of Agriculture / statistics & numerical data; Urban Population
TL;DR: Examination of associations between county-level natural amenities, density of recreation facilities, and obesity prevalence among United States counties found statistically significant negative associations between percent obesity and natural amenities and recreation facilities. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: December 16, 2019

2013 report

Promoting physical activity in youth development programs.

(Research Brief No. 27). College Station, TX: Youth Development Initiative, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service.

By: D. Theriault & M. Edwards

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: March 15, 2021

2013 journal article

Social Justice and Civic Engagement through Participation in a Youth Health Leadership Program

Journal of Youth Development, 8(2), 76–83.

By: M. Bryant, C. Outley* & M. Edwards*

Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: December 16, 2019

2012 report

Building capacity for youth development in rural areas

(Research Brief No. 20). College Station, TX: Youth Development Initiative, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service.

By: K. Campbell & M. Edwards

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: March 15, 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: Crossref, NC State University Libraries, Web Of Science
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 chapter

Sport and Health

In G. B. Cunningham & J. N. Singer (Eds.), Sociology of Sport and Physical Activity (2nd ed.). College Station, Texas: Center for Sport Management Research and Education.

By: M. Edwards & J. Casper

Ed(s): G. Cunningham & J. Singer

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: March 19, 2021

2011 journal article

After-School Programs for Health Promotion in Rural Communities

Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, 17(3), 283–287.

By: M. Edwards*, J. Miller* & L. Blackburn*

author keywords: adolescent; health promotion; North Carolina; rural populations
MeSH headings : Adolescent; Health Promotion; Humans; North Carolina; Rural Population; Schools
TL;DR: To successfully overcome inherent challenges, the 4-H After-School Program has positioned itself as essential to community development, supported and retained qualified personnel, and cultivated a network of key partners to continue its efforts to provide essential youth programs for this rural community. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
1. No Poverty (OpenAlex)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: December 16, 2019

2011 journal article

County-Level Disparities in Access to Recreational Resources and Associations with Adult Obesity

Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 29(2), 39–54.

By: M. Edwards, S. Jilcott, M. Floyd & J. Moore

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: March 19, 2021

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: Crossref, NC State University Libraries, Web Of Science
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: Crossref, NC State University Libraries, Web Of Science, ORCID
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

Rurality in Leisure Research: A Review of Four Major Journals

Journal of Leisure Research, 43(4), 447–474.

By: M. Edwards* & D. Matarrita-Cascante

author keywords: Rural; leisure; research; integrative review; recreation
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: December 16, 2019

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: IPARC: Investigating Places for Active Recreation in Communities.

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

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: March 19, 2021

2010 journal article

An appraisal of stock car racing's economic and geographic development in North America: NASCAR as flexible accumulation

International Journal of Sport Management and Marketing, 8(1/2), 160.

By: M. Edwards*, D. Alderman* & S. Estes*

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
8. Decent Work and Economic Growth (OpenAlex)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: December 16, 2019

2010 journal article

Irreconcilable Differences or Vibrant Habitat? An Examination of Sport Management’s Perceived Invasion of Recreation’s Nest

Sport Management Education Journal, 4(1), 18–30.

By: M. Edwards* & J. Peachey*

Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: December 16, 2019

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: March 19, 2021

2008 journal article

The Experience of Learning/Teaching Qualitative Research Approaches: An Ethnographic Autobiography

SCHOLE: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education, 23(1), 27–41.

By: K. Henderson n, L. Oakleaf n, P. James n, J. Swanson n, A. Moore n, M. Edwards n, B. Hickerson n

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
4. Quality Education (OpenAlex)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 journal article

The role of a senior center in promoting physical activity for older adults

Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 26(1), 22–39.

By: B. Hickerson, A. Moore, L. Oakleaf, M. Edwards, P. James, J. Swanson, K. Henderson

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: March 19, 2021

2001 journal article

Structural Inequalities in Outdoor Recreation Participation: A Multiple Hierarchy Stratification Perspective

Journal of Leisure Research, 33(4), 427–449.

By: K. Lee, D. Scott, M. Floyd* & M. Edwards

author keywords: outdoor recreation participation; multiple hierarchy stratification perspective; logistic regression
Sources: NC State University Libraries, Web Of Science, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

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