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“I’ve never been in a program after school”: a participatory action research approach to sports-based ‘critical hours’ programsDownload
Accessible extracurricular programs have the potential to increase levels of physical activity after school (Weschsler et al., 2000). Using Participatory Action Research (PAR) the purpose of this study was to develop, implement, and evaluate a ‘critical hours’ sports-based program for students...
As the world’s population ages, there is an increasing need for community environments to support physical activity and social connections for older adults. This exploratory study sought to better understand older adults’ usage and perceptions of community green spaces in Taipei, Taiwan, through...
Through the Lens of the Youth: Exploring Culturally Relevant Physical Activity with a Northern Aboriginal Community Through Participatory Action ResearchDownload
Guided by an overarching participatory action research framework, this research explored physical activity within the sociocultural context of northern Aboriginal communities. I worked in partnership with the Yellowknives Dene First Nation Community Wellness Program in the Northwest Territories,...
This dissertation consists of three chapters, each of which can be considered an independent essay. The three essays contribute to labor economics, sports economics, and behavioral economics. The first chapter focuses on pay and performance in a team environment. Working in teams increases...
The effects of physical activity messages tailored to social setting on extraverts' and introverts' exercise-related social cognitionsDownload
This thesis explored the effects of tailoring exercise messages to social setting based on the personality domain of extraversion on participants’ exercise-related social cognitions. Messages were tailored to either exercising alone (introverted social context) or exercising with others...