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Should there be a professional certification in outdoor leadership?

Controversial Issues in Adventure Programming

Human Kinetics, 2012

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... a legitimate certification scheme.Will Hobbs argues the counterpoint by outlining two important points. First, no clear need exists for a national certification. Second, certifying a professional outdoor leader is an impossible task. Hobbs states...

Physical Activity Behavior Intervention

Dianne Stanton Ward

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Dianne Stanton Ward, EdD, a professor and director of the Intervention and Policy Division in the department of nutrition at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Ward has more than 30 years’ experience in the development and evaluation of physical activity programs for children and adolescents. She has received 10 years of National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding for intervention research and is a member of the NIH Study Section on Community Influences on Health Behavior, a Health of the Public Integrated Review Group. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ruth P. Saunders

Ruth P. Saunders, PhD, is an associate professor in the department of health promotion, education, and behavior in the Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina Dr. Saunders has worked with physical activity interventions for children and adolescents for more than 10 years and has taught health behavior theory and health promotion program planning and evaluation for 20 years. She has also worked with schools and school districts on health and wellness issues for 18 years. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Russell R. Pate

Russell R. Pate, PhD, is a professor in the department of exercise science in the Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina at Columbia. Dr. Pate has 30 years of experience in researching the issues involved in physical activity interventions. In that time he has received 15 years of NIH funding for research in physical activity interventions. He has also served on the IOM panel for Preventing Childhood Obesity as well as the U.S. Dietary Guidelines Committee. In addition, Dr. Pate has served as president of the American College of Sports medicine. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Physical Activity Interventions in Children and Adolescents

Human Kinetics, 2007

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... Behavioral determinants for physical activity are factors that have been found to be associated with engagement in physical activity (Heitzler, Martin, Duke, & Huhman, 2006; Kohl and Hobbs, 1998; Sallis, Prochaska, & Taylor, 2000). In a 1998 study,...

Correlates of Exercise and Physical Activity

Janet Buckworth

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Janet Buckworth, PhD, is an associate professor of exercise science at Ohio State University in Columbus, where she teaches upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses on behavior change in exercise. She has written and presented extensively on exercise psychology and behavior change. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Rod K. Dishman

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Rod K. Dishman, PhD, is a professor of exercise science, adjunct professor of psychology, and codirector of the Exercise Psychology Laboratory at the University of Georgia at Athens. He has served as a consultant on exercise to government agencies in the United States, Canada, and Europe. His research has been funded by the NIH, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the American Heart Association, and the United State Olympic Committee (USUC). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Patrick J. O’Connor

Patrick J. O’Connor, PhD, is a professor of exercise science and the codirector of the Exercise Psychology Laboratory at the University of Georgia at Athens. He has served as a consultant to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on their 2007-2008 Physical Activity Guidelines. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Phillip D. Tomporowski

University of Georgia Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Exercise Psychology

Human Kinetics, 2013

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... in male children may be related to the differential development of motor skills, differences in body composition, and gender socialization toward sport and physical activity (Kohl and Hobbs 1998). In adolescents and adults, sex differences...

Responses to Activity Interventions

Thomas W. Rowland

Thomas W. Rowland, MD, is a pediatric cardiologist at the Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, Massachusetts. He is a professor of pediatrics at Tufts University School of Medicine and was a past adjunct professor of exercise science at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. A graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School, Rowland is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric cardiology by the American Board of Pediatrics. Rowland, who has had more than 150 journal articles published, is the author of three books. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Biologic Regulation of Physical Activity

Human Kinetics, 2017

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... daily and that the clinical importance of such changes is likely to be minimal. At the other end of the life span, Hobbs and colleagues reviewed 21 randomized controlled activity interventional studies involving adults aged 55 to 70 years...

Introduction

Bruce Martin

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Bruce Martin, PhD, is an associate professor in the department of recreation and sport pedagogy at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. Before joining the faculty at Ohio University, he taught at the University of Northern Colorado and Sheldon Jackson College in Sitka, Alaska. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mary Breunig

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Mary Breunig, PhD, has been involved in outdoor and experiential education, with a focus on social and environmental justice, for more than 20 years. She is an associate professor in the Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies and graduate program director of the Social Justice and Equity Studies program at Brock University, Canada. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mark Wagstaff

Mark Wagstaff, EdD, is a professor in the department of recreation, parks, and tourism at Radford University in Radford, Virginia, where he coordinates the outdoor recreation concentration. He is a coauthor of Outdoor Leadership: Theory and Practice (Human Kinetics, 2006); Backcountry Classroom: Lessons, Tools and Activities for Teaching Outdoor Leaders (Globe Pequot Press, 2005); and Technical Skills for Adventure Programming (Human Kinetics, 2009). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Marni Goldenberg

Marni Goldenberg, PhD, is a professor in the Department of Experience Industry Management at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. She teaches courses in recreation, parks, and tourism administration with a focus on outdoor and adventure leadership. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Outdoor Leadership : Theory and Practice

Human Kinetics, 2017

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... between competencies as skills and competencies as behaviors is consistent with Hobbs’ (2007, 2009) view of highly effective or exceptional outdoor leadership, which involves moving beyond a view of competency as mere fulfillment of threshold...

Outdoor Leadership as Professional Practice

Bruce Martin

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Bruce Martin, PhD, is an associate professor in the department of recreation and sport pedagogy at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. Before joining the faculty at Ohio University, he taught at the University of Northern Colorado and Sheldon Jackson College in Sitka, Alaska. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mary Breunig

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Mary Breunig, PhD, has been involved in outdoor and experiential education, with a focus on social and environmental justice, for more than 20 years. She is an associate professor in the Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies and graduate program director of the Social Justice and Equity Studies program at Brock University, Canada. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mark Wagstaff

Mark Wagstaff, EdD, is a professor in the department of recreation, parks, and tourism at Radford University in Radford, Virginia, where he coordinates the outdoor recreation concentration. He is a coauthor of Outdoor Leadership: Theory and Practice (Human Kinetics, 2006); Backcountry Classroom: Lessons, Tools and Activities for Teaching Outdoor Leaders (Globe Pequot Press, 2005); and Technical Skills for Adventure Programming (Human Kinetics, 2009). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Marni Goldenberg

Marni Goldenberg, PhD, is a professor in the Department of Experience Industry Management at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. She teaches courses in recreation, parks, and tourism administration with a focus on outdoor and adventure leadership. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Outdoor Leadership : Theory and Practice

Human Kinetics, 2017

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... experiences and transformational ones. The development of a core body of knowledge of outdoor leadership and core competencies, such as those identified in this book, lends support to this argument. Hobbs (2012), on the other hand, believes...

Environmental Stewardship

Outdoor Program Administration : Principles and Practices

Human Kinetics, 2012

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...Outdoor recreation professionals have long recognized their dependence on natural settings. These locations—rivers, lakes, seashores, forests, deserts, mountain ranges, and wildlands—offer an interaction with elements of nature and allow...

Sedentary Behavior and Lower Back Pain

Marco S. Boscolo

Marco S. Boscolo

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Weimo Zhu

Weimo Zhu, PhD, is currently an associate professor in the department of kinesiology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a visiting professor at Guangzhou Institute of Physical Education and Shanghai Institute of Physical Education, both in China. His major area of research is measurement and evaluation in kinesiology. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sedentary Behavior and Health : Concepts, Assessments, and Interventions

Human Kinetics, 2017

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... to a physician’s office (Debono, Hoeksema, and Hobbs 2013), perfect back use is obviously not occurring in the context of everyday life, and no injury can be prevented entirely. Many jobs demand us to work while in specific postures and repeatedly use...

The Family

Youth Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior : Challenges and Solutions

Human Kinetics, 2008

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... be weaker than previously expected (Kohl & Hobbs, 1998), particularly when the question was whether parent modeling of physical activity extended into the child’s adult activity behavior. One study showed that changes in parents’ physical...

Performance Dysfunction (Pdy)

Frank Gardner

Frank L. Gardner, PhD, ABPP, is an associate professor and director of the PsyD program in clinical psychology at La Salle University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He received his PhD in clinical sport psychology from Hofstra University. Gardner is board certified in clinical psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology, a distinction that fewer than 5% of licensed psychologists attain. Gardner has 24 years of experience as a practicing clinical psychologist, graduate educator and supervisor, and sport psychologist. He has worked with youth, collegiate, Olympic, and professional athletes. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Zella Moore

Zella E. Moore, PsyD, is an assistant professor of psychology at Manhattan College in New York City. She is also associate director of research and development for the Center for the Treatment and Study of Anger and Violence at La Salle University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Moore received her PsyD in clinical psychology from La Salle University in 2003, and has been a sport psychology consultant for teams in the National Hockey League, the National Basketball Association, and the World Indoor Soccer League. She is a member of APA and the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Clinical Sport Psychology

Human Kinetics, 2006

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... and remain symptomatic significantly longer than those who do not receive CISD (Bisson, Jenkins, Alexander, & Bannister, 1997; Mayou, Ehlers, & Hobbs, 2000). Since no clear empirically supported treatments are available for acute stress...