Location: 286 Lehotsky Hall
B.A. The College of Wooster (History), Wooster, OH
M.S. The Pennsylvania State University (Leisure Studies), University Park, PA
Ph.D The Pennsylvania State University (Leisure Studies), University Park, PA
Schmalz, D. L. (in press, 2011). Girls' recreational sports. In V. J. Freysinger, K. A. Henderson, S. M. Shaw, & M. D. Bialeschki (Eds.). Leisure, women, and gender. State College, PA: Venture Publishing.
Schmalz, D. L., Kerstetter, D. L., & Kleiber, D. A. (2011). An evaluation of developmental outcomes at a free-choice oriented girls summer camp. Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education, and Leadership. 3, 1, 53-69.
Ransdell, L. B., & Schmalz, D. L. (2010). Healthy sports. In B. Ainsworth, G. Godbey, & L. Payne (Eds.). Leisure Health and Wellness: Making the Connections (p. 425-436). State College, PA: Venture Publishing.
McCall, G. D., Williams, J. E., Schmalz, D. L., & Miller, R. J. (2010). American boys and body image: A review of weight gain and weight loss issues. Topics in Clinical Nutrition, 25, 351–361.
Davison, K. K., Schmalz, D. L., & Downs, D. S. (2010). Hop, skip ... no! Reasons adolescent girls disengage from physical activity. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 39, 290-302.
Schmalz, D. L. (2010). "I feel fat": Weight related stigmas, body esteem, and BMI as predictors of perceived competence in physical activities. Obesity Facts: The European Journal of Obesity, 3, 15-21.
Schmalz, D. L., Kerstetter, D. L., & Anderson, D. M. (2008). Stigma consciousness as a predictor of children's participation in recreational vs. competitive sports. Journal of Sport Behavior, 31, 276-297.
Davison, K. K., Schmalz, D. L., Young, L., & Birch, L. L. (2008). Overweight girls who internalize fat stereotypes report low psychosocial well-being. Obesity, 16(Suppl. 2), S30-S38.
Schmalz, D. L., Deane, G. D., Birch, L. L., & Davison, K. K. (2007). A longitudinal assessment of the links between participation in physical activity and self-esteem among girls from age 9 through 13. Journal of Adolescent Health, 41, 559-565.
Schmalz, D. L., & Kerstetter, D. L. (2006). Girlie girls and manly men: Children's stigma consciousness of gender in sports and physical activities. Journal of Leisure Research, 38, 536-557.
Schmalz, D. L., & Davison, K. K. (2006). Differences in physical self-concept among adolescents who participate in gender-typed, cross-gendered, and gender neutral sports. Journal of Sport Behavior, 29, 335-352.
Davison, K. K., & Schmalz, D. L. (2006). Youth at risk of physical inactivity may benefit more from activity-related support than youth not at risk. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 3, Article 5. Available from http://www.ijbnpa.org/articles/browse.asp?date=3-2006Grants and Self-funded Research Projects:
Student Success, Community Enhancement and University Service: An Upstate Promise Neighborhood Model. PI: Jones, R. Co-I: Cason, K., Drew, S., Mainella, F., McGuire, F., Parker, V., Rembert, K., Rosenblith, S., Schmalz, D. L.Courses Taught: