Professor of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management
Recreational Therapy Coordinator
College of Health, Education and Human Development
Contact: 864-656-1198 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Marieke Van Puymbroeck is an associate professor and coordinator of the recreational therapy program at Clemson University. She has served two years as president of the National Academy of Recreational Therapists. She is also an associate editor of the Journal of Leisure Research, the American Journal of Recreation Therapy and the Therapeutic Recreation Journal.
For more information, see her Department Profile.
Marieke’s research focuses on yoga as a therapeutic intervention for individuals with chronic disease and disability, including individuals with chronic stroke, breast cancer survivors, and older adults with a fear of falling. She is currently working on a project with partners at the Roger C. Peace Rehabilitation Hospital focusing on yoga for people with Parkinson’s disease.
Disabilities, Neurological Impairments, Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Intervention Research, Rehabilitation