Sarah J. Young

sarjyoun@indiana.edu
(812) 855-3085
PH 133

Education
  • Indiana University, Ph.D., 1998
  • Indiana University, M.S., 1986
  • Illinois State University, B.S., 1982
Courses
  • SPH R414 Legal Aspects of Recreation
  • SPH R512 Administrative Theory & Management Practices in Leisure Services
  • SPH R544 Legal Aspects of Recreation Administration
  • SPH R574 HR Management in Recreational Sports
Background
  • U.S. Department of State - Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA). Youth Enrichment through Sport (YES) Africa
  • U.S. Department of State - Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA).  Youth Enrichment through Sport (YES) Ghana.
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, Academy of Leisure Sciences.
  • Career Teaching Award, School of Public Health, Indiana University.
  • Research Fellow, Sport & Recreation Law Association.
  • Assistant Professor, Leisure Studies Program, Department of Tourism and Convention Administration, William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration,  University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
  • Indiana University Center for Learning Analytics and Student Success (CLASS). Tracking Student Movement in the SPHB through Learning Analytics. January – December 2018. Total budget: $5,000. Role: PI.
Research Interests

Dr. Young's research is bifurcated into legal issues in recreation and sport settings related to risk management, program delivery, and participant conduct; and, using recreational sport to help solve community health issues for youth.

Selected Publications

Books

Moiseichik, M. L. & Young, S. J. (2019). Risk Management in Park, Recreation, and Leisure Services, 7th ed. Champaign, IL:  Sagamore/Venture Publishing.

Young, S. J. (2017). Property law. In D. J. Cotten & J. T. Wolohan (Eds.), Law for recreation and sport managers, 7th Edition (pp. 139-148). Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company.

Young, S. J. (2017). Hospitality and tourism law. In D. J. Cotten & J. T. Wolohan (Eds.), Law for recreation and sport managers, 7th Edition (pp. 200-212). Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company.

Pittman, A. T., Spengler, J. O., & Young, S. J. (2016). Case Studies in Sport Law (2nd ed.). Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.

Articles

Zwart, R. T.* & Young, S. J. (2018). Assuming the risk of open and obvious dangers of climbing gyms. The Physical Educator, 75(4), 724-729.

Lee, D.* & Young, S. J. (2018). Investigating the effects of behavioral change, social support, and self-efficacy in physical activity in a collectivistic culture:  Application of States of Motivational Readiness for Change in Korean young adults. Preventive Medicine Reports, 10, 204-209.

Buckmaster, M. E.* & Young, S. J. (2018). No snow? No problem! Ski statutes still provide legal protection.  The Physical Educator, 75(2), 322-326.

Purcell, A. S.* & Young, S. J. (2018). Flying v. jump kicks: Defining ordinary action in sport. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 89(1), 52-54.

Young, S. J., Lee, D.,* & Ramos, W. D. (2017). Examining problem-based learning in a recreation and sport law learning context. Schole, 32(2), 1-11.

Ramos, W. D. & Young, S. J. (2017). Youth enrichment through sport: The YES Ghana model. Manuscript accepted for Recreation, Park and Tourism in Public Health, 1, 103-114.

Belt, D. E.* & Young, S. J. (2017). Oops! Analysis of a slip and fall hazard. The Physical Educator, 74, 377-381.

Harpool Grimes, J.* & Young, S. J. (2017). Recreation managers beware! Parking lots are a part of your responsibility. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 88(5), 54-55.

Kerrigan, P. V., & Young, S. J. (2016). Careless maintenance = costly legal implications. Journal of Facility Planning, Design, and Management, 4(1), 48-51.

Young, S. J., Ramos, W. D., York, S. L., & Fletcher, A. L. (2016). On the 25th anniversary of the ADA: How inclusive are campus recreation programs? Journal of Legal Aspects of Sport, 26(1), 22-35.

Hyde, A., & Young, S. J. (2015). Are you protected by the recreational use statute? Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 86(8), 48-49.

Young, S. J., Sturts, J. R, & Ross, C. M. (2015). Physical activity among community college students. The Physical Educator, 72(4), 640-659.

Young, S. J., Lee, D., & Sturts, J. R. (2015). Motivational readiness of community college students engaging in physical activity. Recreational Sport Journal, 39(2), 92-104.