Selected publications on recess and play
Massey, W.V., Stellino, M.B., & Geldhof, J. (2020). An observation study of recess quality and physical activity in urban primary schools. BMC Public Health.
Massey, W.V., Stellino, M.B., Hayden, L., & Thalken, J. (2020). Examination of the responsiveness of the great recess framework – observational tool. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17, 225. doi:10.3390/ijerph17010225
Massey, W.V., Neilson, L., & Salas, J. (2019). A critical examination of school-based recess: What do the children think? Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise, and Health. 10.1080/2159676X.2019.1683062.
Phansikar, M., Ashrafi, S.A., Khan, N.A., Massey, W.V., & Mullen, S.P. (2019). Active commute in relation to cognition and academic achievement in children and adolescents: A systematic review and future recommendations. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.
Whitley, M.A., Massey, W.V., Camire, M., Boutet, M., Borbee, A. (2019). Sport-based youth development interventions in the United States: A systematic Review. BMC Public Health, 19:89. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-019-6387-z.
Massey, W.V., Ku, B., & Stellino, M.B. (2018). Observations of playground play during elementary school recess. BMC Research Notes, 11:755. doi: 10.1186/s13104-018-3861-0.
Massey, W.V., Stellino, M.B., Fraser, M. (2018). Individual and environmental correlates of school-based recess engagement. Preventive Medicine Reports, 11, 247-253. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pmedr.2018.07.005.
Massey, W.V., Stellino, M.B., Claassen, J., Dykstra, S., & Henning, A. (2018). Evidence-based strategies for socially, emotionally, and physically beneficial school recess. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 89(5), 48-52.
Massey, W.V., Stellino, M.B., Mullen, S.P., Claassen, J. & Wilkinson, M. (2018). Development of the great recess framework – observational tool to measure contextual and behavioral components of elementary school recess. BMC Public Health, 18:394. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-018-5295-y.
Massey, W.V., Stellino, M.B., Wilkison, M., & Whitley, M.A. (2018). The impact of a recess-based leadership program on urban elementary school students. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 30, 45-63. doi: 10.1080/10413200.2017.1318417.
Massey, W.V., Stellino, M.B, Holliday, M., Godbersen, T., Rodia, R., Kucher, G., & Wilkison, M. (2017). The impact of a multi-component physical activity programme in low-income elementary schools. Health and Education Journal. doi: 10.1177/0017896917700681.