The Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management

Dr. Lynne Cory, CTRS

Lecturer
Email: cory2@clemson.edu
Tel: 864-656-2198
Location: 280A Lehotsky Hall

Education:
B.S. North Georgia College (Psychology), Dahlonega, Georgia
M.Ed. University of Georgia (Recreation and Leisure Studies) Athens, Georgia
Ph.D. University of Georgia (Recreation and Leisure Studies) Athens, Georgia

Area of Specialty:
  • Therapeutic Recreation
  • Recreation Therapy

Additional Professional Responsibilities:

Service to the University
  • Institutional Review Board Appointment 2006 (ending 2009; alternate 2009-2012)
  • Institute for Engaged Aging/Gerontology Research Interdisciplinary Team (GRIT), 2005- present
  • Student Disability Services Advisory Committee, 2007-present
Service to the College of Health Education and Human Development (HEHD)
  • HEHD Research Committee, 2007-present
Service to the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management (PRTM)
  • PRTM Curriculum Committee, 2007-present
  • American Therapeutic Recreation Association Annual, Reviewer
  • Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, Reviewer
  • Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, Reviewer
  • Leisure Sciences, Reviewer
  • Therapeutic Recreation Journal, Reviewer

Research Interests:
Lynne Cory is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management. Her teaching and research interests include community-based recreation for individuals with disabilities, inclusive recreation, therapeutic recreation, leisure education , and quality of life across the lifespan.

Publications (last 5 years):
Hawkins, B., Cory, L., & Crowe, B (2011). Effects of participation in a Paralympic military sports camp on injured service members: Implications for therapeutic recreation. Therapeutic Recreation Journal, special edition on veterans.

Hawkins, B., Cory, L., McGuire, F.A., Allen, L. (2011). Therapeutic recreation in education: Considerations for therapeutic recreation practitioners, school systems, and policy-makers. Invited manuscript for Journal of Disability Policy Studies.

McGuire, F. A., Anderson, D. M., Cory, L. (2011). The first day: It only happens once. Teaching in Higher Education, 16, 293-303.

Devine, M. A., Cory, L., Rauworth, A. (2010). Promoting health and wellness with persons with disabilities: The role of recreation and leisure. In L. Payne, B. Ainsworth & G. Godbey, and (Eds.) Leisure, Health, and Wellness: Making the Connections. State College, PA:Venture. 

Cory, L., & McKenney, A. (2009). Therapeutic use of animals. In J. Dattilo and A. McKenney (Eds.) Facilitation Techniques Used in Therapeutic Recreation. Second Edition. State College, PA: Venture.

Cory, L., Dattilo, J., & Williams, R. (2006). Effects of a leisure education program on social knowledge and skills of youth with cognitive disabilities. Therapeutic Recreation Journal, 40, 144-164.

Grants and Self-funded Research Projects:
2008 Operation PLAY (Recreation and Leisure Program for injured service members and their families - November 2008). Director, PI - Lynne Cory, PhD Co-Director, Co-PI - Bob Brookover, PhD. Awarded. $11,250.

2007 CU Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development. Senior Driving, Mobility, and Physical Functioning Lab Equipment Proposal. February 28-June 30, 2007. PI-Johnell Brooks, PhD (Psychology), Co-PI-Fred Switzer, PhD (Psychology), Co-PI-Lynne Cory, PhD, Co-I-Jennifer Ogle, PhD (Engineering). Awarded: $73,275.

2007 Project STEP-SC (Stroke Education and Prevention-South Carolina). South Carolina Aging Research Network (SCARN) Infrastructure Grant. Research collaborative between USC, MUSC, Clemson University, Palmetto Health, and Greenville Hospital Systems. Post Stroke Project Phase Two: Rehabilitation, and Community Integration. PI-Cheryl Dye, PhD, Co-PI - Lynne Cory, PhD. 2007-2008 Duke Endowment Project. Awarded:  $77,000

2007 Citizens and Scholars Mini-Grant Clemson University Service Alliance. Physical Functional Ability and Participation in Valued Life Activities of Older Adults with Disabling Conditions: An Interdisciplinary Service-Learning and Engaged Scholarship Project. January - June 30, 2007. PI - Lynne Cory, PhD, Co-PI - Johnell Brooks, PhD (Psychology). Awarded: $5,000.00

2006 College of Health, Education and Human Development Summer Research Support Program. Formative Research on the Caribbean Island of Dominica: An Investigation of Residents’ Access to and Participation in Physical Activity Across the Lifespan. May – August, 2006. PI- Lynne Cory, PhD, Co-PI – Karen Kemper, PhD (CU-PHS). Awarded: $5,800.

Courses Taught:
  • PRTM 311 – Introduction to Therapeutic Recreation
  • PRTM 405 – Internships - Internship supervisor
  • PRTM 417 – Therapeutic Recreation Processes I
  • PRTM 418 – Therapeutic Recreation Processes II
  • PRTM 419 – Therapeutic Recreation and Aspects of Disability Across the Lifespan
  • PRTM 420 – Trends and Issues in Therapeutic Recreation
  • PRTM 455 – Advanced Programming
  • PRTM 490 – Therapeutic Recreation Senior Research
  • PRTM 490 – Medical Terminology
  • PRTM 391 – Youth Sports in the Caribbean, Maymester 2006 (Schmalz/Cory), Clemson University, Dominica, West Indies