The Therapeutic Recreation Journal has issued a Call for Editor. Information about this position can be found below or in the attached PDF. Please
forward this information to those who might be interested in this great opportunity.
Thank you and have a great weekend.
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Therapeutic Recreation Journal
The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), with the
assistance of Sagamore Publishing, LLC, is currently seeking candidates
for the position of editor for the Therapeutic Recreation Journal (TRJ).
The Therapeutic Recreation Journal is a renowned, peer-reviewed, quarterly
publication devoted to publishing scholarly and substantive manuscripts
in the field of therapeutic recreation. The Journal provides a national
forum for research and discussion on the needs of persons with
disabilities, problems confronting the profession, new vistas of services,
and receiving therapeutic recreation services. The Journal seeks materials
that are theoretically, empirically, or practically based and substantive in
the sense of proposing, discovering, or replicating knowledge in the field
of therapeutic recreation.
The information provided below outlines qualifications and responsibilities for the position. The
editor of TRJ has a tremendous opportunity to significantly impact the therapeutic recreation
TRJ Editor Qualifications and Responsibilities
1. Recognized, scholarly contributions to the field of leisure, recreation, and therapeutic recreation
2. Awareness and understanding of the theory and methods of multidisciplinary approaches to the
study of recreation, and therapeutic recreation
3. Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) preferred
1. Be responsible for receiving, reviewing, and selecting the material that will make up the Therapeutic
Recreation Journal using the Manuscript Management System provided by Sagamore Publishing.
2. Be responsible for maintaining the office of the Editor of the Therapeutic Recreation Journal and its
attendant requirements and duties.
3. Supervise the work of the Associate Editors and reviewers.
4. Be responsible for conducting the search for and selection of new Associate Editors.
5. Be responsible for organizing and conducting the meeting of the Associate Editors held annually
during the NRPA Congress.
6. Maintain close communication with Sagamore Publishing, LLC, who will serve as the Managing
7. Be responsible for implementing editorial policies and procedures as determined by the Editor,
NRPA, Sagamore Publishing, and the Associate Editors.
Required Institutional Support
The host institution needs to certify that the following support is available for the Editor:
1. Sufficient release time for the Editor to enable the successful fulfillment of the responsibilities.
2. Necessary administrative support for the Editor and necessary clerical support equipment.
3. Adequate office space.
4. Travel expenses for the Editor to attend the annual meeting of the editorial staff at NRPA Congress.
5. Ability to assume partial costs of institutional overhead expenses for mailing, printing, forms, phone
calls, and miscellaneous supplies. A stipend of $4,000.00 will be paid for this position.
Information to be Submitted with the Nomination or Application
1. A cover letter stating the candidate’s desire to be editor including comments regarding philosophy or
approach to the position of Editor, as well as any appropriate changes that might be made in the
2. An up-to-date personal resume or academic vitae.
3. A statement from the supervisor indicating that the institution is willing to provide necessary
support requested in the preceding section.
4. Other materials that the applicant deems appropriate.
Application materials must be received by October 15, 2013. NRPA and Sagamore Publishing, LLC will
review the nominations and officially appoint the new Editor by November 30, 2013, who will be
responsible for the first issue of the Therapeutic Recreation Journal in 2014.
Direct Applications and Questions to:
Sagamore Publishing, LLC
1807 N Federal Drive
Urbana, IL 61801
The editors of SCHOLE have asked me to share this announcement with you. This is a great opportunity. Please pass it along to anyone who might be interested. Also, please contact them if you have work you would like to have considered for publication.
SCHOLE: A JOURNAL OF LEISURE STUDIES & RECREATION EDUCATION
CALL FOR ASSOCIATE EDITORS
Schole: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education is seeking Associate Editors to serve a three-year term. Schole is a refereed publication of the Education Network. Schole was established to disseminate knowledge related to park and recreation courses, curricula, and teaching. Manuscripts address a wide variety of issues concerning undergraduate and graduate education such as curriculum planning, curriculum design, future employment requirements, trends and their impacts, student and faculty profiles, course content, fieldwork and internships, leisure and the humanities, teaching methods, accreditation, community education and tenure and promotion, book reviews, and classroom learning activities.
The new Associate Editors will be selected to serve on the Editorial Board for the 2013–2015 issues of the journal.
Duties of an Associate Editor include managing the review process for one to three manuscripts annually. Associate Editors review each manuscript as well as obtain two additional reviews. Associate Editors then synthesize the reviewers’ comments and provide a recommendation for publication to the Co-Editors. Associate Editors also provide feedback to the Co-Editor’s concerning all aspects of the editorial process.
Associate Editor Applications
To be considered for an Associate Editorship of Schole, please submit a one-page letter of interest that addresses your approach toward the peer review process, the content areas you feel qualified to review (e.g., outdoor recreation, tourism, survey research), previous editorial experience (e.g.,journal manuscript reviewer), previous publication experience, and a current vita. Please send all materials electronically by December 3, 2012 to mamulvaney.
If you have questions, comments or concerns, please contact the Co-Editors, John Henry Pommier (John.Pommier) or Mike Mulvaney (mamulvaney
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2012 Fall Catalog (PDF download)
The Articles in the Volume 23, Number 1, Spring 2012 edition of the Wilderness Medical Society (WMS) journal are great!
· Background Rates of Acute Mountain Sickness-Like Symptoms at Low Altitude in Adolescents Using Lake Louise Score
· Peripheral Arterial Desaturation is Further Exacerbated by Exercise Adolescents with Acute Mountain Sickness
· Recombinant Angiotension-Converting Enzyme 2 Suppresses Pulmonary Vasoconstriction in Acute Hypoxia
· Physiological Bone Responses in the Fingers after More than 10 Years of High-Level Sport Climbing: Analysis of Cortical Parameters
· Medical Direction of Wilderness and Other Operational Emergency Medical Services Programs
· Novel Use of a Hemostatic Dressing in the Management of a Bleeding Leech Bite: A Case Report and Review of the Literature
· Wolf Spider Envenomation
· Managing Anaphylaxis in a Jungle Environment
· Increasing Creating Kinase Concentrations at the 161-km Western States Endurance Run
· Improvised Traction Splints: A Wilderness Medicine Tool or Hindrance?
· Animal-related Motorcycle Collisions in North Dakota
You are going to get great information by reading the newsletter, website and journal of the WMS. More importantly, I find the information is just as critical in telling you what not to do.
You can become a member of the WMS by going here. Sign up today and learn for the rest of the year.
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Journal of Park and Recreation Administration (JPRA) Call for Papers: Managing Protected Areas: Global PerspectivesPosted: March 2, 2012