Brooke Burk, Assistant Professor

Address: Highland North 209
Phone: 507-389-5930
Email: brooke.burk@mnsu.edu

Credentials

  • Ph.D., Recreation, Sport and Tourism; University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, 2011

  • M.A., Leisure, Youth and Human Services; University of Northern Iowa, 2008

  • B.A., Psychology; University of Iowa, 2006

Advisor

  • Leisure Planning and Management

Primary Courses Taught

  • Program Planning

  • Public Relations

  • Pre-Practicum

  • Commercial Recreation

  • Advance Program Delivery Methods

Selected Presentations

  • Abbott-Anderson, K., Chiou, H.S., & Burk, B.N. (2019). Spring EngAGEment: An Inter-Professional Collaboration to Enhance Community Interaction and University Education. Perspectives of ASHA Special Interest Groups.

  • Burk, B.N, Sharaievska, I., Fuller, R. H. & Montandon, K. (2016). Teens & cyberbullying: Promoting the internet as a safe place. Presented October 2016 at the National Recreation and Park Association Conference. St. Louis, MO.

  • Burk, B.N. Fuller, R. & Montandon, K. (2015, October). Preventing Bullying in Your Parks and Programs. Presented at the Minnesota Recreation and Park Association. Mankato, MN.

  • Burk, B.N. & Sharaievska, I. (2015, February). Examining the health and recreation needs of adults with developmental disabilities. To be presented at the Active Living Research Conference, San Diego, CA.

  • Ceurvorst, R. & Burk, B.N. (2015, October). Playing Nice: Experiential Learning and Assessment Go Hand-in-Hand. Presented at the Association for Experiential Education Conference. Portland, OE.

  • Herrick, E., Burk, B.N. Bissonnette, D., Peterson, E. J., & Gonzalez, E. (2017). Identifying ecological and personal factors that prevent obese individuals from effectively losing weight. Presented April 2017 at the Undergraduate Research Symposium. Mankato, MN.

  • Koeneke, A., Spicer, B., Hauge, G., Stasi, L., Trench, R., & Burk, B.N. (2017). Having a ball: The impact of recreation on literacy interventions. Presented at the Minnesota Speech and Hearing Association Conference. Mankato, MN.

  • Montandon, K. & Burk, B.N. (2015, October). Creating University-Agency Partnerships. Presented at the Minnesota Recreation and Park Association. Mankato, MN.

  • Sharaievska, I. & Burk, B.N. (2015, September). Online/Offline Support: Discussions of Leisure among Families with Children with Disabilities. Presented at the National Recreation and Park Association Conference, Las Vegas, NV.

  • Mahowald, M., Burk, B.N., Vruwink, O. & Krenik, E. (2018, November). Camp Maverick: Rec N’ Read. An interprofessional collaboration to improve literacy and well-being among youth. Presented at American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Boston, MA.

  • Barr, C., DeBettingnies, C., Burk, B., & Mahowald, M. (2019, April). Impact of recreation duration and type of literacy outcomes. Presented at Minnesota Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Bloomington, MN.

  • Ganley, E., Mahowald, M., & Burk, B. (2019, April). Longitudinal case study of literacy outcomes for two elementary aged children. Presented at Minnesota Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Bloomington, MN.

  • Moenkedick, S., Voight, S., Zellmann, K., McCarthy, M., Mahowald, M., & Burk, B. (2019, April). Exploring parent perceptions of services for children with literacy disorders. Presented at Minnesota Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Bloomington, MN.

  • Mueller, M., Haglin, K., Mahowald, M., & Burk, B. (2019, April). Exploring how recreation impacts behavior and outcomes of literacy intervention. Presented at Minnesota Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Bloomington, MN.

Selected Publications

  • Burk, B.N.(2015). Black girls’ perceptions of health and ideal body types. Journal of Gender Studies. 24 (5), 496-511.

  • Burk, B.N. DiRenzo, A., & Fuller, R.H. (2019). Examining bullying in leisure settings: The voices of parents and youth. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration.

  • Burk, B.N., & Sharaievska, I. (2018). Examining the health and recreation interests of adults with developmental disabilities. Therapeutic Recreation Journal.

  • Burk, B.N.,Shinew, K.J. (2013). Factors that impact African American girls’ participation in health-promoting leisure activities. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 31 (1), 1-14.

  • Burk, B.N., Shinew, K. J., & Son, J. S. (2015). Social problems that limit participation in recreation activities among rural residents. Leisure/Loisir, 39(3-4), 361-381.

  • Burk, B.N.,Shinew, K.J., & Stodolska, M. (2011). Determinants of physical activity among Latinos visitors to outdoor recreation areas. Leisure/Loisir, 35 (3), 325-338.

  • Liu, H. L., Bradley, M. J., & Burk, B.N., (2016). I am roller derby: the serious leisure and leisure identity of roller derby participants. World Leisure Journal, 58(1), 28-43.

  • Olsen, H. & Burk, B.N., S(2014). Using reflection to assess students’ ability to learn and develop leadership skills. Schole.

  • Olsen, H. & Burk, B.N., . (2017). The Role of Supervision in Youth Work: Perceptions of Students Preparing to be Youth Workers. Journal of Youth Development, 12 (2), 84-102.

  • Sharaievska, I., & Burk, B.N., (2018). Recreation in Families with Children with Developmental Disabilities: Caregivers’ Use of Online and Offline Support Groups. Therapeutic Recreation Journal, 52(1).

  • Van Puymbroeck, M., Burk, B.N., ., Shinew, K.J., Kuhlenschmidt, M.C. & Schmid, A.A. (2013) Perceived health benefits from yoga among breast cancer survivors. American Journal of Health Promotion, 27 (5), 308-315.

  • Camp Rec n’ Read

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