Dr Shane Pegg

Senior Lecturer (Academic Level C)

School of Business
Faculty of Business, Economics and Law
s.pegg@uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 60756

Overview

Shane Pegg, Ph.D., is a Senior Lecturer in the Tourism Discipline of the School of Business at The University of Queensland, Australia. He has been involved in a wide array of research and consultancy projects related to tourism and event management. He has a particular interest in the co-production of accessible tourism and leisure service experiences. Dr. Pegg received his BA (Rec Mgt.) (Hons) from Griffith University, his MSc and Grad Cert in Gerontology from the University of Utah, and his MBA and PhD from Central Queensland University. A passionate advocate for therapeutic recreation in Australia, he has published a wide range of refereed journal articles and book chapters and is a past recipient of the American Therapeutic Recreation Association’s Outstanding Professional Award. In 2017, Shane’s contribution to the field was internationally recognised with his election as a Fellow of The Academy of Leisure Sciences.

Research Interests

  • Gold Coast Schoolies Week (GCSW) Evaluation
    A collaborative research project with the Queensland Government to evaluate the full social and economic impacts of the GCSW on the Gold Coast region.
  • Rural youth and alcohol use
    A study of the links between leisure boredom, alcohol use and levels of self-determination of rural and urban youth in Australia.
  • Volunteer satisfaction
    Research focussing on the satisfaction derived by volunteers by their involvement in community events.
  • Youth, leisure boredom and youth suicide
    An exploratory study of this tragic topic and how to mitigate it.
  • Leisure Education
    Examination of the leisure curriculum in selected higher education institutions in the United States.

Qualifications

  • Associate Diploma in Community Recreation, Queensland University of Technology
  • Master of Business Administration, C.Qld.
  • Master of Science, University of Utah
  • Graduate Certificate in Gerontology, University of Utah
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Griffith University
  • Graduate Diploma in Management, C.Qld.
  • Bachelor of Arts, Griffith University
  • Doctor of Philosophy, C.Qld.

Publications

  • Patterson, Ian, Pegg, Shane and Wan Omar, Wan Rabiah (2018). Walking to promote increased physical activity. In C. Michael Hall, Yael Ram and Noam Shoval (Ed.), The Routledge International Handbook of Walking (pp. 274-287) Abingdon, Oxon, United Kingdom: Routledge.

  • Pegg, Shane (2017) 'Finding leisure in China', by Geoffrey Godbey and Song Rui. Annals of Leisure Research, . doi:10.1080/11745398.2017.1343765

  • Pegg, Shane, Stumbo, Norma J. and Bennett, Jamie (2017). Evidence-based practices. In Normal J. Stumbo, Brent D. Wolfe and Shane Pegg (Ed.), Professional issues in therapeutic recreation: on competence and outcomes 3rd ed. (pp. 333-356) Urbana IL, USA: Sangamore-Venture Publishing.

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Book Chapter

  • Patterson, Ian, Pegg, Shane and Wan Omar, Wan Rabiah (2018). Walking to promote increased physical activity. In C. Michael Hall, Yael Ram and Noam Shoval (Ed.), The Routledge International Handbook of Walking (pp. 274-287) Abingdon, Oxon, United Kingdom: Routledge.

  • Pegg, Shane, Stumbo, Norma J. and Bennett, Jamie (2017). Evidence-based practices. In Normal J. Stumbo, Brent D. Wolfe and Shane Pegg (Ed.), Professional issues in therapeutic recreation: on competence and outcomes 3rd ed. (pp. 333-356) Urbana IL, USA: Sangamore-Venture Publishing.

  • Stumbo, Norma J. and Pegg, Shane (2017). Keynote: ensuring our worth, proving our value. In Norma J. Stumbo, Brent D. Wolfe and Shane Pegg (Ed.), Professional issues in therapeutic recreation: on competence and outcomes Third edition ed. (pp. 1-18) Urbana, IL, United States: Sagamore-Venture Publishing.

  • Moxham, Lorna, Robson, Paul and Pegg, Shane (2016). Mental healthcare in the Australian context. In Priscilla Lemone, Karen M. Burke, Gerene Bauldoff, Paula Gubrud-Howe, Tracey Levett-Jones, Majella Hales, Kamaree Berry, Kerlyn Carville, Trudy Dwyer, Nicole Knox, Lorna Moxham, Debra Raymond and Kerry Reird-Searl (Ed.), Medical-surgical nursing: critical thinking for person-centred care 3rd ed. (pp. 1852-1871) Melbourne, Australia: Pearson Australia.

  • Patterson, Ian, Darcy, Simon and Pegg, Shane (2015). Adventure recreation programming and tourism opportunities: bringing together consumer demands and supplier understandings for people with disabilities. In Rosemary Black and Kelly S. Bricker (Ed.), Adventure programming and travel for the 21st century (pp. 249-260) Champaign, IL, United States: Venture Publishing.

  • Stumbo, N. and Pegg, S. (2014). Management of service quality in the health care setting. In Marcia Jean Carter, Christen G. Smith and Gerald S. O'Morrow (Ed.), Effective Management in Therapeutic Recreation Service 3rd ed. (pp. 237-254) Champaign IL, United States: Venture Publishing.

  • Moxham, Lorna, Robson, Paul and Pegg, Shane (2014). Mental health nursing in the Australian context. In Barbara Kozier, Glenora Lea Erb, Audrey Berman, Shirlee Snyder, Tracy Levett-Jones, Trudy Dwyer, Majella Hales, Nichole Harvey, Lorna Moxham, Tanya Park, Barbara Parker, Kerry Reid-Searl and David Stanley (Ed.), Kozier and Erb's Fundamentals of Nursing 3rd ed. (pp. xx-xx) French's Forest, NSW, Australia: Pearson Australia.

  • Pegg, Shane and Stumbo, Norma (2012). Accessing heritage tourism services. In Dimitrios Buhalis, Simon Darcy and Ivor Ambrose (Ed.), Best practice in accessible tourism (pp. 285-296) Bristol, United Kingdom: Channel View Publications.

  • Pegg, Shane and Patterson, Ian (2012). Corporate philanthropic activity related to sport: what works and what doesn’t. In Robert Schinke and Stephanie Hanrahan (Ed.), Sport for development, peace and social justice (pp. 251-262) Morgantown, WV, United States: Fitness Information Technology.

  • Moxham, Lorna, Robson, Paul and Pegg, Shane (2012). Mental health nursing. In Barbara Kozier, Glenora Lea Erb, Audrey Berman, Shirlee Snyder, Tracy Levett-Jones, Trudy Dwyer, Majella Hales, Nichole Harvey, Yoni Luxford, Lorna Moxham, Tanya Park, Barbara Parker, Kerry Reid-Searl and David Stanley (Ed.), Kozier and Erb's fundamentals of nursing 2nd ed. (pp. 1220-1246) Frenchs Forest, New South Wales, Australia: Pearson Australia.

  • Patterson, Ian and Pegg, Shane (2012). Tourism and aging. In Heather J. Gibson and Jerome F. Singleton (Ed.), Leisure and aging: Theory and practice (pp. 197-211) Champaign, Il, United States: Human Kinetics.

  • Patterson, Ian and Pegg, Shane (2011). Ageing travellers: Seeking an experience - not just a destination. In Dimitrios Buhalis and Simon Darcy (Ed.), Accessible tourism: Concepts and issues (pp. 174-190) Bristol, England: Channel View Publications.

  • Darcy, S., Cameron, B. and Pegg, S. (2011). Developing a business case for accessible tourism. In Dimitrios Buhalis and Simon Darcy (Ed.), Accessible tourism: Concepts and issues (pp. 241-259) Bristol, United Kingdom: Channel View Publications.

  • Stumbo, Norma J. and Pegg, Shane (2011). Health behavior change theories and models. In Norma J. Stumbo and Brad Wardlaw (Ed.), Facilitation of therapeutic recreation services: An evidence-based and best practice approach to techniques and processes (pp. 125-153) State College, PA, USA: Venture Publishing.

  • Moxham, Lorna, Robson, Paul and Pegg, Shane (2011). Mental health care in the Australian context. In Priscilla Lemone, Karen Burke, Trudy Dwyer, Tracy Levett-Jones, Lorna Moxham, Kerry Reid-Searl, Kamaree Berry, Kerlyn Carville, Majella Hales, Nicole Knox, Yoni Luxford and Debra Raymond (Ed.), Medical - surgical nursing: Critical thinking in client care (pp. 1862-1882) French's Forest, N.S.W., Australia: Pearson Australia.

  • Patterson, Ian, Pegg, Shane and Zhu, Xuan (2011). Protected area and outdoor recreation management: A review of the Australian and Chinese literature. In Jun Gao, Noel Scott, Roy Ballantyne and Peiyi Ding (Ed.), Sino-Australia comparative study on tourism development (pp. 267-308) Beijing, China: China Travel & Tourism Press.

  • Stumbo, Norma J. and Pegg, Shane (2011). Virtual reality technologies. In Norma J. Stumbo and Brad Wardlaw (Ed.), Facilitation of therapeutic recreation services: An evidence-based and best practice approach to techniques and processes (pp. 385-396) State College, PA, USA: Venture Publishing.

  • Pegg, Shane (2010). Inclusive recreation in Australia. In Human Kinectics (Ed.), Inclusive recreation: Programs and services for diverse populations (pp. 157-158) Campaign, Il, U.S.A.: Human Kinetics.

  • Patterson, Ian and Pegg, Shane (2010). Marketing the leisure experience to baby boomers and older tourists. In Noel Scott, Eric Laws and Philipp Boksberger (Ed.), Marketing of tourism experiences (pp. 156-174) London, U.K. ; New York, U.S.A.: Routledge.

  • Howard, D., Dieser, R., Yang, H., Pegg, S. and Lammel, J. (2008). A Global Perspective of Therapeutic Recreation. In Robertson, T. and Long, T. (Ed.), Foundations of Therapeutic Recreation (pp. 231-250) Champaign, USA: Human Kinetics.

  • Pegg, S. and Stumbo, N. (2008). Creating opportunities and ensuring access to desirable heritage and cultural tourist services and leisure experiences. In Prideaux, B., Timothy, D. J. and Chon, K. (Ed.), Cultural and Heritage Tourism in Asia and the Pacific (pp. 250-256) New York, USA: Routledge.

  • Pegg, Shane and Suh, J.-H. K (2006). Issues pertaining to service recovery in the tourism and leisure industries. In Bruce Prideaux, Gianna Moscardo and Eric Laws (Ed.), Managing tourism and hospitality services: Theory and international applications (pp. 26-37) Cambridge, MA, U.S.A.: CABI Publishing.

  • Pegg, S. A. (2003). Inclusion. In J. Jenkins and J. Pigram (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Leisure and Outdoor Recreation 1 ed. () London: Routledge.

  • Pegg, S. A. (2001). The importance of leisure in the lives of individuals with a mental illness. In I. Patterson and T. Taylor (Ed.), Celebrating Inclusion & Diversity in Leisure (pp. 93-102) Williamstown, Vic: HM Leisure Planning.

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