Publications

Applied Health Sciences - Recreation & Leisure Studies




Publications

Selected Books and Chapters Contributed to Edited Books

Forrester, S. (in press). Benefits of Campus Recreational Sports Participation: Results from the NIRSA/NASPA Consortium Nationwide Survey of over 32,000 Students. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing, LLC.

Mull, R., Forrester, S., & Barnes, M. (2013). Recreational sport programming (5th ed.). Urbana, IL: Sagamore Publishing.

Forrester, S. (2013). Recreational sport programming: Instructor’s guide. Urbana, IL: Sagamore Publishing.

Johnson, R., & Forrester, S. (2013). Urban recreation. In R. McCarville, & K. McKay (Eds.). Introduction to recreation and leisure: Leisure for Canadians (2nd Ed.). State College, PA: Venture Publishing.

Forrester, S., & Adams, L. (2012). The event planning model: The event evaluation and renewal phase (pp. 145-165). In C. Mallen & L. Adams (Eds.). Event management in sport, recreation and tourism: Theoretical and practical dimensions (2nd ed.). London: Routledge.

Forrester, S. (2008). The event evaluation and renewal phase, Part I. In C. Mallen & L. Adams (Eds.). Sport, recreation and tourism event management: Theoretical and practical dimensions. (pp.158-183). Burlington, MA: Butterworth-Heinemann/Elsevier.

Forrester, S. (2008). The event evaluation and renewal phase, Part II*. In C. Mallen & L. Adams (Eds.). Sport, recreation and tourism event management: Theoretical and practical dimensions. (pp.184-211). Burlington, MA: Butterworth-Heinemann/Elsevier.

Johnson, R., & Forrester, S. (2007). Urban recreation. In R. McCarville, & K. McKay (Eds.). Introduction to recreation and leisure: Leisure for Canadians. (pp.105-112). State College, PA: Venture Publishing.

Forrester, S., & Kanters, M.A. (2006). Middle School Sport Intramurals. Raleigh, NC: North Carolina State Board of Education Ad Hoc Committee on Physical Education, North Carolina State Board of Education, Department of Public Instruction.

Selected Articles in Refereed Journals

Palmer, A., Whitty, J., & Forrester, S. (2014). An exploratory study of the motivations of intramural indoor soccer participants using Self-Determination Theory. Applied Recreational Research and Programming Annual, 49-67.

Barnes, M., Forrester, S., & Walsh, M. (2013). A city looks to its past to discover its future: A retrospective case study examining the impacts of an artificial white-water river development 25 years later. Managing Leisure, 18(1), 16-30.

Shiffman, R., D’Andrade, G., Eichel, J., Moss, K., & Forrester, S. (2012). Constraints to participation in intramural sports for international students. Recreational Sports Journal, 36(1), 2-12.

Sharpe, E., Forrester, S., & Mandigo, J. (2011). Engaging community providers to create more active after-school environments: Results from the Ontario CATCH Kids Club Implementation Project. Journal of Physical Activity and Health – Special Issue Supplement on Active Living Research, 8, S26-S31.

Elkins, D.J., Forrester, S.A., & Noel-Elkins, A.V. (2011). Students' perceived sense of campus community: The influence of out-of-class experiences. College Student Journal, 45(1), 105-121.

Elkins, D.J., Forrester, S.A., & Noel-Elkins, A.V. (2011). The contribution of campus recreational sports participation to perceived sense of campus community. Recreational Sports Journal, 35(1), 24-34.

Noel-Elkins, A., Elkins, D., & Forrester, S. (November/December 2010). The importance of establishing “Micro-Communities” within campus activities. Campus Activities Programming, 43(5), 27-30.

Kanters, M.A., Bocarro, J., Casper, J., & Forrester, S. (2008). Determinants of sport participation in middle school children and the impact of intramural sports. Recreational Sports Journal, 32(2), 134-151.

Hall, S., Forrester, S., & Borsz, M. (2008). A constructivist case study examining the leadership development of undergraduate students in campus recreational sports. Journal of College Student Development, 49(2), 125-140.

Kanters, M.A., Bocarro, J., Casper,J., & Forrester, S. (2008). Guidelines for positively engaging parents in youth sports. The Journal of Youth Sports, 3(1), 8-11.

Bocarro, J., Kanters, M.A., Casper, J., & Forrester, S. (April, 2008). School physical education, extracurricular sports, and lifelong active living. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 27(2), 155-166.

Forrester, S., Ross, C.M., Geary, C., & Hall, S. (2007). Using past campus recreational sports participation to explain current physical activity levels of alumni. Recreational Sports Journal, 31(2), 83-94.

Forrester, S. (2006). An examination of the factors contributing to student satisfaction with their overall academic experience. Schole: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education, 21, 21-34.

Forrester, S., Arterberry, C., & Barcelona, B. (2006). Predicting the importance of sports and recreation after graduation. Recreational Sports Journal, 30(2), 87-99.

Artinger, L, Clapham, L., Hunt, C., Meigs, M., Milord, N., Sampson, B., & Forrester, S. (2006). The social benefits of intramural sports. National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) Journal, 43 (1), 69-86.

Selected Published Refereed Conference Proceedings

Lavigne, J., & Forrester, S. (2013). Understanding the sport commitment of wheelchair basketball athletes. American Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (AAHPERD). Research Consortium Abstracts, Special Supplement to Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 84(1), A89.

Forrester, S., & Barnes, M. (2009). A city looks to its past to discover its future: A retrospective case study examining the impacts of an artificial white-water river development 25 years later. Conference Proceedings from the Travel and Tourism Research Association Canadian Conference.

Kanters, M.A., Bocarro, J., Casper, J., & Forrester, S. (2008). Middle school sport participation: An examination of intramural versus extramural sports using the theory of planned behavior. Canadian Congress on Leisure Research Conference Proceedings.

Casper, J., Kanters, M.A., Bocarro, J., Forrester, S., & Greenwood, B. (2007). Youth sport market segmentation with the theory of planned behavior. North American Society for Sport Management Conference, 187-188.

Kanters, M.A., Boccaro, J., Casper, J., Forrester, S., & Ballard, K. (2007). Middle school intramurals in promoting lifelong active living. American Association for Physical Health, Education, Recreation, and Dance (AAPHERD) Conference. Supplement to Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport (RQES) of the Research Consortium Abstracts.

Forrester, S., & Beggs, B. (2005). Validation of the Quality and Importance of Recreational Services survey. Canadian Congress on Leisure Research Conference Proceedings, 163- 166.

Hurd, A., & Forrester, S. (2005). A comparison of faculty and staff leisure constraints differences in campus recreation services. American Association for Physical Health, Education, Recreation, and Dance (AAPHERD). Research Consortium Abstracts, Special Supplement to Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 76(1), A49.

Selected Research-based Reports

Forrester, S. (2014). Benefits of Campus Recreational Sports Participation: Results from the NIRSA/NASPA Consortium Nationwide Survey of over 32,000 Students.Prepared for the National Intramural Recreational Sports Association.

Sharpe, E., Forrester, S., Khan, T., & Deleon, C. (2012). March Break Camp Evaluation Report Conducted for the Boys and Girls Club of Niagara.

Sharpe, E., Forrester, S., Mandigo, J., & Delion, S. (2009). Evaluation of CATCH Kids Club in Ontario After School Settings: Final Report. Prepared for YMCA Ontario and the YMCA of Greater Toronto.

Sharpe, E., Forrester, S., Mandigo, J., & Delion, S. (2009). Evaluation of CATCH Kids Club in Ontario After School Settings: A Preliminary Report of Findings. Prepared for YMCA Ontario and the YMCA of Greater Toronto.

Forrester, S. (2000). Student Use and Non-Use of Recreational Sports Programs, Facilities and Services: A Survey of 1,083 IU Bloomington Students for the Division of Recreational Sports, Indiana University. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University.

Forrester, S. (2000). General Participant Survey for the Division of Recreational Sports, Indiana University (Technical Report). Bloomington, IN: Indiana University.

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Scott Forrester

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