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Recreational Sports Journal

Recreational Sports Journal

Official Journal of The NIRSA Foundation

eISSN: 1558867X | ISSN: 15588661 | Current volume: 44 | Current issue: 1 Frequency: Bi-annually
The Recreational Sports Journal is the scholarly, peer-reviewed publication of the NIRSA Foundation. Its purpose is to provide a source of empirical, theoretical, and applied research to the field of recreational sports. Topics include student development, programming, and organizational development.

This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

Topics of interest to the Recreational Sports Journal include, but are not limited to, leadership, student development, programming, facility management and design, legal issues, personnel management and supervision, assessment, sponsorship, fund raising, marketing, and organizational development.

Editor in Chief
Robert Barcelona University of New Hampshire, USA
Editorial Board
Austin Anderson University of Southern Indiana, USA
Brent Beggs Illinois State University, USA
Jill Beville University of North Carolina at Greensboro, USA
Samantha Deere Saginaw Valley State University, USA
Charles Espinosa Texas A&M University, Kingsville, USA
Scott Forrester Brock University, Canada
Sarah Hardin DePaul University, USA
John Jackson Louisiana Tech University, USA
Steve Kampf Bowling Green State University, USA
Megan Krone DePaul University, USA
Leeann M. Lower-Hoppe Ohio State University, USA
Michael McElveen Berry College, USA
Barry Miller Radford University, USA
Tim Miller Baldwin-Wallace College, USA
Gordon Nesbitt Millersville University, USA
Brad Stinnett Western Kentucky University, USA
Jill Sturts Virginia Wesleyan College, USA
Jacob Tingle Trinity University, USA
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