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Name: Jennifer Mak
Title: Professor & Program Director
Office: School of Kinesiology
Phone: 304-696-2927
Email: mak@marshall.edu
Expert: Marketing and Leisure Behavior
 
Achievements

Research Based:
 
A. REFEREED PUBLICATIONS (Selected):
Cheung, S. Y., & Mak, J. Y. (in press). Physical activity participation and perceived physical competence of children in Hong Kong, Journal of Bio-Education

Jones, D. F., Brooks D. D., & Mak, J. Y. (2008). Examining Sport Management Programs in the United States. Sports Management Review, 11(1), 71-91.

Mak, J. Y., Lee, A. N. & Donahue, J. (2007). Sports Spectator Behavior for Collegiate Women’s Basketball. Journal of Contemporary Athletics, 2(4), 357-368.

Ridpath, D. B., Kiger, J., Mak, J. Y., Eagle, T., & Letter, G. (2007). Factors that influence the academic performance of NCAA Division I athletes. The Sport Management and Related Topics (SMART) Journal, 4(1). 59-82

Jones, D. F., Mak, J. Y. & Jones, P.A. (2007). A Case Study of School Age Female Minority Athletes Who Became Pregnant. Michigan AHPERD Journal, 5-7.

Leung, R., Kamla, J., Lee, M., & Mak, J. (2007). Preventing and Treating Type 2 Diabetes Through a Physically Active Lifestyle. The Journal of Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (JOPERD). 78(4), 38-41, 54.

Leung, R., Kamla, J., Fong, S., Ho, P., & Mak, J. (2007). Analysis of Abdominal Exercise: A Historical Evolutionary Perspective. International Journal of Fitness. 3(1), 81-90.

Mak, J. Y., & Kim, C. (2006). Differences among the selected socio-demographic variables to the transformational leadership style. In Weaver, K. M. (Eds.), 2006 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (pp. 3). Atlanta, GA, USA

Jones, D. F., Brooks, D. D., & Mak, J. Y. (2005). The status of sport management programs in North America; Evidence for expansion and growth. Regional meeting of The International Society of Comparative Physical Education and Sport (pp. 96-106). UPEL University Campus Maturin Venezuela, UPEL University Press.

Mak, J. Y., & Ross, C. (2004). Using the Theory of Planned Behaviour to predict leisure educators¡¦ intentions to use instructional technology, Leisure/Loisir: A Journal of the Canadian Association of Leisure Studies, 28(3/4), 307-328.

Mak, J. Y. (2000). An overview of recreation and parks professional preparation program in higher education. Journal of Physical Education and Recreation (Hong Kong), 6(1), 30-38.

Mak, J. Y., Jamieson, L. M., & McLean, D. D. (1999). A statistical profile of doctoral students in recreation, park, tourism, and leisure studies in the United States. Schole: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education, 14, 105-122.

Mak, J. Y. (1998). Expectations of job responsibilities of recreation and sports managers. Journal of Physical Education and Recreation (Hong Kong), 4(2), 50-55.

Mak, J. Y. (1997). Value statements: Why it is important, what is the challenge, why we need to share it? Illuminare, 5(1), 32-42.

Mak, J. Y. (1996). Perceived importance of selected job responsibilities of sport and recreation managers in Hong Kong. In Fu H. K., & Chan P.C. (Eds.), Recreation, Sport, Culture & Tourism for the 21st Century (pp. 365-385). Hong Kong: Dept. of Physical Education, Hong Kong Baptist University.
 
 
B. REFEREED ABSTRACTS:
Mak, J. Y., & Cheung, S.Y. (2009). Factors influencing football season ticket consumption. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sports, 80(supplement), A34.

Cheung, S.Y., Mak, J. Y., & Lam, E. T. C. (2009). Physical activity and life satisfaction for youth in Hong Kong. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sports, 80(supplement), A37.

Sturgill, R., & Mak, J. Y. (2009). Juvenile alcohol and drug use: The ROCS program evaluation. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sports, 80(supplement), A38-39.

Cheung, S. Y., Mak, J. Y., & King, C. (2008). Economic Benefits of Special Events: Summer Sport Camp.10th World Leisure Congress, 100.

Cheung, S. Y., Mak, J. Y., & Chan, J. (May 2008). Perceived physical competence and physical activity participation for children in Hong Kong. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 40(5), S322.

Cheung, S. Y., & Mak, J. Y., & Chan, J. (2008) Children's physical activity participation and psychological Well Being. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sports, 79(supplement), A30.

Jones, D. F., Brooks D. D., & Mak, J. Y. (2008) Consumer satisfaction and service quality for a Mid-Atlantic resort. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sports, 79(supplement), A31.

Chan, J., Cheung, S. Y., & Mak, J. Y. (2008) Children’s physical activity participation and academic performance. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sports, 79(supplement), A77.

Jones, D. F., Mak, J. Y., Norm O’Reilly, N, Nadeau, J. (2007). Attracting minorities to a major League Baseball Park. North American Society for Sports Management Conference 2007, 167.

Mak, J. Y. (2007). The effect of Socio-demographic variables on the sport spectator behavior. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sports, 78(supplement), A40.

Mak, J. Y., & Kim, C. (2006). Differences among the selected socio-demographic variables to the transformational leadership style. In Weaver, K. M. (Eds.), 2006 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (pp. 3). Atlanta, GA, USA

Mak, J. Y., & Kim, C. (2006). Relationship among gender, athletics involvement, and student leadership experiences with transformational leadership, Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sports, 77(supplement), A36.

Asano, S., Chandler, T. J., Arnold, C. E., Mak, J. Y., & Shepherd T. (2006). Excess Post-exercise Oxygen Consumption and Interval Training. Southeast American College of Sports Medicine 2006 Annual Meeting, 24.

Mak, J. Y., Donahue, J. & Lee, A. N. (2005). Sports spectator behavior of collegiate women’s basketball. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sports, 76(supplement), A49-50.

Chan, J., Cheung, S. Y., & Mak, J. Y. (2004). Leisure and recreation service quality of the Chinese YMCA of Hong Kong. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sports, 75(supplement), A34.

Cheung, S. Y., & Mak, J. Y. (2004). The physiological profile and sports participation motives of older adults in Hong Kong. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sports, 75(supplement), A107.

Martin, J-C, & Mak, J. Y. (2004). Students' sexual knowledge and attitudes. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sports, 75(supplement), A28.

Mak, J. Y., Parker, S., & Boley, B. (2003). The effect of Socio-demographic Variables on the Leisure Satisfaction, and Leisure Participation of Older Adults. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sports, 74(supplement), A23.

Mak, J. Y., Boley, B., & Parker, S. (2002). The effect of Socio-demographic Variables on the life satisfaction, leisure Satisfaction, and leisure participation of older adults. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sports, 73(supplement), A106.

Parker, S., Mak, J. Y., & Boley, B. (2002). Life Satisfaction, leisure Satisfaction, and leisure participation among publicly housed older adults. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sports, 73(supplement), A34.

Mak, J. Y. (2001). Faculty use of instructional technology in park and recreation: Current and future trends. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sports, 72(supplement), A36-37.
Mak, J. Y., & King, C. (2000). A case study of gender identity and exercise behavior. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sports, 71(supplement), A50.

Mak, J. Y. (1999). Gender and ethnicity issues of the doctoral students in the field of recreation, park, tourism, and leisure studies. 1999 NRPA & SPRE Leisure Research Symposium, 23.

Mak, J. Y. (1999). Profile of international doctoral students in recreation, park, tourism, and leisure studies in the United States. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sports, 70(supplement), A54.

Mak, J. Y., & King, C. (1998). Multimedia & sports: World Wide Web. 13th Asian Games Scientific Congress, 96.

King, C., & Mak, J. Y. (1998). Sports sponsorship and donor motivations: Who, What, Why and How? 13th Asian Games Scientific Congress, 91-92.
 
 
C. MAJOR SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS AND PRESENTATIONS:
KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Mak, J. Y. (May 2007). Contemporary Development of Recreation and Sports in the U.S.A. Seminar on Current Leisure and Sport Development. University of Macau, Macau.

Mak, J. Y. (July 2004). Introduction to the Recreation, Park Resources and Leisure Services Curricula in the U.S.A. The 2nd International Forum of Sports for All, ShenZhen, China.

SPEAKER

Mak, J. Y., & Cheung, S.Y. (March, 2009). Factors influencing football season ticket consumption. American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD): National Convention & Exposition, Tampa, FL, USA.

Cheung, S.Y., Mak, J. Y., & Lam, E. T. C. (March, 2009). Physical activity and life satisfaction for youth in Hong Kong. American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD): National Convention & Exposition, Tampa, FL, USA.

Sturgill, R., & Mak, J. Y. (March, 2009). Juvenile alcohol and drug use: The ROCS program evaluation. American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD): National Convention & Exposition, Tampa, FL, USA.

Mak, J. Y., & Schenewark, J. (November 2008). Developing Olympism in Your Curriculum following the 2008 Olympics. West Virginia AHPERD 87th Annual Conference Davis, WV, USA.

Brooks, M, & Mak, J. Y. (October 2008). Embedded in the Hills: Faculty-Librarian Collaboration in WV. WV Higher Education Technology Conference, Morgantown, WV, USA.

Cheung, S. Y., Mak, J. Y., & King, C. (October 2008). Economic Benefits of Special Events: Summer Sport Camp.10th World Leisure Congress, Québec City, Canada.

King, C., Mak, J. Y., Kosek, N. & Guan, H. (August 2008). Gender differences in sport fandom. The 2008 International Convention on Science, Education and Medicine in Sport. Guangzhou, China.

King, C. & Mak, J. Y. (July 2008). Sport fandom motives of collegiate baseball spectators. The 16th Biennial Conference of the International Society for Comparative Physical Education and Sport (ISCPES), Macau, China.

Fu, F. H. K, Cheung, S. Y., Mak, J. Y., Lee, A. N., Wong, A. K. Y., Xie, Q., She, K. H., Tsang, A. T. K. (July 2008). The Impact of Physical Activity across the East and the West. The 16th Biennial Conference of the International Society for Comparative Physical Education and Sport (ISCPES), Macau, China.

Jones, D. F. & Mak, J. Y. (May 2008). A case study of consumer satisfaction: Timberline Resort reality, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada Annual Conference, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Cheung, S. Y., Mak, J. Y., & Chan, J. (May 2008). Perceived physical competence and physical activity participation for children in Hong Kong. American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) 55th Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, USA.

Cheung, S. Y., Mak, J. Y., & Chan, J. (April 2008). Children's physical activity participation and psychological well being. American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD): National Convention & Exposition, Fort Worth, TX, USA.

Jones, D. F. & Mak, J. Y. (April 2008). Consumer satisfaction and service quality for a Mid-Atlantic resort. American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD): National Convention & Exposition, Fort Worth, TX, USA.

Chan, J., Cheung, S. Y., & Mak, J. Y. (April 2008). Children’s physical activity participation and academic performance. American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD): National Convention & Exposition, Fort Worth, TX, USA.

Jones, D. F. & Mak, J. Y. (November 2007). A case study of consumer satisfaction: Canaan Valley Resort, II Congress Recreation and Tourism, Maracay, Venezuela.

Mak, J. Y. (October 2007). SPSS Enrichment. West Virginia AHPERD 86th Annual Conference, Charleston, WV, USA.

Jones, D. F., Mak, J. Y., Norm O’Reilly, N, Nadeau, J. (June 2007). Attracting minorities to a major League Baseball Park, North American Society for Sports Management Conference. USA.

Mak, J. Y. (March 2007). The Effect of Socio-demographic Variables on the Sports Spectator Behavior. American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD): National Convention & Exposition, Baltimore, MD, USA

Mak, J. Y., Bohache, H, & Pino, M. (February 2007). WV Power: A strategies Analysis. 15th Annual Conference Southeast Case Research Association, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

Mak, J. Y. (October 2006). Techniques for effective resumes and successful interviews. West Virginia AHPERD 85th Anniversary Conference, Huntington, WV, USA.

Mak, J. Y. (October 2006). General Session. West Virginia AHPERD 85th Anniversary Conference, Huntington, WV, USA.

Mak, J. Y., & Kim, C. (August 2006). Differences among the selected socio-demographic variables to the transformational leadership style, Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Atlanta, GA, USA

Mak, J. Y., & Kim, W. C. (April 2006). Relationship among Gender, Athletic Involvement, and Student Leadership Experiences with Transformational Leadership. American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD): National Convention & Exposition, Salt Lake city, UT, USA. The poster received the highest peer review rated in the Research Consortium categories.

Asano, S., Chandler, T. J., Arnold, C. E., Mak, J. Y., & Shepherd T. (February 2006). Excess Post-exercise Oxygen Consumption and Interval Training. Southeast American College of Sports Medicine 2006 Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC, USA

Jones, D.F. Brooks, D.D. & Mak, J.Y. (October 2005). The Status of Sports Management Programs In North America; Evidence for Expansion and Growth, Regional meeting of The International Society of Comparative Physical Education and Sports, UPEL University Campus Maturin Venezuela

Mak, J. Y. (October 2005). Student Session ?Meet your Leaders, West Virginia AHPERD Annual Conference, Flatwoods, WV, USA.

Mak, J. Y. (April 2005). Young Professional Women Speak Out. American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD): National Convention & Exposition, Chicago, IL, USA.

Mak, J. Y., Donahue, J. & Lee, A. N. (April 2005). Sports Spectator Behavior of Collegiate Women’s Basketball. American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD): National Convention & Exposition, Chicago, IL, USA.

Mak, J. Y. (February 2005). Introduction of WVAHPERD. West Virginia AHPERD Future Professionals Conference, Ripley, WV, USA.

Ridpath, D. B., Kiger, J., Mak, J. Y., & Eagle, T. (November 2004). Factors That Influence the Academic Performance of NCAA Division I Athletes. The 25th Annual Conference of North American Society for the Sociology of Sports (NASSS), Tucson, AZ.

Kay, S. N., Mak, J. Y., King, C., & Chen, L. W. (October 2004). School Policy and Environment: Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, and Thailand. The American School Health Association’s 78th Annual School Health Conference, Pittsburgh, PA. .

Jones, D. F., Brooks, D. D., Mak, J. Y., & Custer, C. (August 2004). A Descriptive Analysis of North America Sports Management Programs: A 21st century looks. The 2004 Pre-Olympic Congress, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Mak, J. Y., & Ross, C. (July 2004). Development and Validation of Faculty Intention Scale for Instructional Technology. The II International Conference for Physical Educators, Hong Kong.

Childers, S., & Mak, J. Y. (July 2004). Table Tennis Games and Activities. West Virginia AHPERD Annual Conference, Davis, WV, USA.

Chan, J., Cheung, S. Y., & Mak, J. Y. (April 2004). Leisure and Recreation Service Quality of the Chinese YMCA of Hong Kong. American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD): National Convention & Exposition, New Orleans, LA, USA.

Cheung, S. Y., & Mak, J. Y. (April 2004). The Physiological Profile and Sports Participation Motives of Older Adults in Hong Kong. American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD): National Convention & Exposition, New Orleans, LA, USA.

Martin, J-C, & Mak, J. Y. (April 2004). Students' Sexual Knowledge and Attitudes. American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD): National Convention & Exposition, New Orleans, LA, USA.

Mak, J. Y. (October 2003). Economics Impact of Sports and Recreation, West Virginia AHPERD Annual Conference, Flatwoods, WV, USA.

Jones, D. F., & Mak, J. Y. (May 2003). Attracting Minorities to A major League Baseball Park. North American Society for Sports Management Conference, Ithaca, NY, USA.

Mak, J. Y., Parker, S., & Boley (April 2003). The Effect of Socio-demographic Variables on Leisure Satisfaction, and Leisure Participation of Older Adults. American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD): National Convention & Exposition, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Mak, J. Y. (November 2002). Marketing Sports and Recreation. West Virginia Park and Recreation Association 29th Annual Conference, Berkeley Springs, WV, USA.

Mak, J. Y. (October 2002). Faculty’s Intention towards the Use of Instructional Technology. Annual Teaching Learning Conference, Ashland, KY, USA

Mak, J. Y. (July 2002). Factor Analysis for SPSS. West Virginia AHPERD Annual Conference, Davis, WV, USA.

Mak, J. Y., Boley, B., & Parker, S. (April 2002). The Effect of Socio-demographic Variables on the Life Satisfaction, Leisure Satisfaction, and Leisure Participation of Older Adults. American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD): National Convention & Exposition, San Diego, CA, USA

Parker, S., Mak, J. Y., & Boley, B. (April 2002). Life Satisfaction, Leisure Satisfaction, and Leisure Participation among Publicly Housed Older Adults. American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD): National Convention & Exposition, San Diego, CA, USA

Mak, J. Y. (October 2001). Information Technology for HPERD Professions. West Virginia AHPERD Annual Conference, Charleston, WV, USA.

Mak, J. Y. (March 2001). Faculty Use of Instructional Technology in Park and Recreation: Current and future trends. American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD): National Convention & Exposition, Cincinnati, OH, USA.

Mak, J. Y., & King, C. (March 2000). A Case Study of Gender Identity and Exercise Behavior. American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD): National Convention & Exposition, Orlando, FL, USA.

Mak, J. Y. (October 1999). Gender and Ethnicity Issues of the Doctoral Students in the Field of Recreation, Park, Tourism, and Leisure Studies. National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) Congress & Exposition, Nashville, TN, USA.

Mak, J. Y. (April 1999). Profile of International Doctoral Students in Recreation, Park, Tourism, and Leisure Studies in the United States. American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD): National Convention & Exposition, Boston, MA, USA.

Mak, J. Y., & King, C. (November 1998). Multimedia & Sports: World Wide Web. 13th Asian Games Scientific Congress, Bangkok, Thailand.

King, C., & Mak, J. Y. (November 1998). Sports Sponsorship and Donor Motivations: Who, What, Why and How? 13th Asian Games Scientific Congress, Bangkok, Thailand.

Mak, J. Y. (December 1995). Perceived Importance of Selected Job Responsibilities of Sports and Recreation Managers in Hong Kong. International Recreation Management Conference, Hong Kong.
 
 
D. PROFESSIONAL LECTURE PRESENTATIONS :
Mak, J. Y. (June 2007). Professional Certification in Recreation and Park Industry in the U.S.A. South China Normal University, Guangzhou, China.

Mak, J. Y. (June 2007). Contemporary development of Recreation and Sports in the U.S.A. University of Macau, Macau, China.

Mak, J. Y. (December 2007). Recreation and Sports in USA. Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong SAR, China

Mak, J. Y. (September 2006). Application of SPSS: Assessment and Evaluation in Recreation and Leisure Services. Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia, USA

Mak, J. Y. (March 2006). How much does it cost? College of Arts & Sciences-Sport Management Program, Stetson University, DeLand, Florida, USA

Mak, J. Y. (March 2006). Faculty Showcase for College of Education and Human Services, MUOnline, Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia, USA

Mak, J. Y. (May 2005). Career Path and College Curriculum for Recreation and Park Resources to High School Students, Spring Valley High School, Spring Valley, West Virginia, USA

Mak, J. Y. (April 2000). International Health and Social Issues: Health care in Hong Kong. Department of Applied Health Science, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA.
 

Professional/Community Based Service:
 
Professional Services (Selected):
Editorial Board, Sport Management Education Journal, 2006-present

Reviewer, Academy of Management, 2007

Reviewer, Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 2002-present

Reviewer, Journal of Physical Education and Recreation (Hong Kong), 2003-present

Review Panel Chair -- Leisure and Recreation, Research Consortium, AAHPERD: National Convention & Exposition, New Orleans LA, 2004

Board Member -- Research Consortium, Board of Directors, AAHPERD, 2002-05, 2006-09

Delegate, Alliance Assembly, AAHPERD, 2004-06
Conference Chairperson, 85th Annual Conference, West Virginia AHPERD, 2005-06

President, West Virginia AHPERD, 2004-05

Chairperson, Research Committee, American Association of Leisure and Recreation (AALR), 2002-05

Recognition Committee, AAHPERD, 2006-09
 

Awards:
 
Award
Fellow, Research Consortium, American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD), 2009

Services Award, Research Consortium, AAHPERD, 2005, 2009

Recreation/Leisure Leadership Award, West Virginia Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (West Virginia AHPERD), 2008

Award for excellence in Scholarship, College of Education and Human Services (COEHS), Marshall University, 2008

Scholar Award, Midwest District of American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (Midwest District of AAHPERD), 2008

University Fellowship, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, 2007

Mabel Lee Award, American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD), 2005

Distinguished Artists & Scholars Award, Marshall University, 2005

Honorary Guest Coach, Women’s Basketball, Marshall University, 2005, 2007

Young Professional Award, Midwest District of AAHPERD, 2005

Honor Award, West Virginia Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (West Virginia AHPERD), 2004

Presidential Citation, West Virginia AHPERD, 2003

Young Professional Award, West Virginia AHPERD, 2002

International Who¡¦s Who of Professionals, Who¡¦s Who Historical Society, 2000

 

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