Jungsu Ryu is an assistant professor in the Department of Sport Management at Marshall University. She received her Ph.D. in Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences at Texas A&M University and B.S. and M.S. in Sport and Leisure Studies at Yonsei University. She has been teaching Sports in Society, Sport Tourism, Sport in Social Process and Seminar in Sports Management and Marketing etc. Her research interests lie in exploring the association between sport participation and quality of life. A series of studies that she conducted have focused on how sport activities can contribute to physical and mental health at an advanced age.