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.

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  • Dieser, Rodney , Yang, Heewon , Pegg, Shane and Nagata, Shinichi (2020). A global perspective of therapeutic recreation. Foundations of therapeutic recreation: Perceptions, philosophies, and practices. (pp. 209-226) edited by Terry Long and Terry Robertson.Champaign, IL, United States: Human Kinetics.

  • Patterson, Ian, Pegg, Shane and Wan Omar, Wan Rabiah (2018). Walking to promote increased physical activity. The Routledge international handbook of walking. (pp. 274-287) edited by C. Michael Hall, Yael Ram and Noam Shoval.Abingdon, Oxon, United Kingdom: Routledge. doi:10.4324/9781315638461

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

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

  • Moxham, Lorna, Robson, Paul and Pegg, Shane (2016). Mental healthcare in the Australian context. Medical-surgical nursing: critical thinking for person-centred care. (pp. 1852-1871) edited by 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.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. Adventure programming and travel for the 21st century. (pp. 249-260) edited by Rosemary Black and Kelly S. Bricker.Champaign, IL, United States: Venture Publishing.

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

  • Moxham, Lorna, Robson, Paul and Pegg, Shane (2014). Mental health nursing in the Australian context. Kozier and Erb's Fundamentals of Nursing. (pp. xx-xx) edited by 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.French's Forest, NSW, Australia: Pearson Australia.

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

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

  • Moxham, Lorna, Robson, Paul and Pegg, Shane (2012). Mental health nursing. Kozier and Erb's fundamentals of nursing. (pp. 1220-1246) edited by 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. Frenchs Forest, New South Wales, Australia: Pearson Australia.

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

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

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

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

  • Moxham, Lorna, Robson, Paul and Pegg, Shane (2011). Mental health care in the Australian context. Medical - surgical nursing: Critical thinking in client care. (pp. 1862-1882) edited by 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. 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. Sino-Australia comparative study on tourism development. (pp. 267-308) edited by Jun Gao, Noel Scott, Roy Ballantyne and Peiyi Ding. Beijing, China: China Travel & Tourism Press.

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

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

  • Patterson, Ian and Pegg, Shane (2010). Marketing the leisure experience to baby boomers and older tourists. Marketing of tourism experiences. (pp. 156-174) edited by Noel Scott, Eric Laws and Philipp Boksberger. 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. Foundations of Therapeutic Recreation. (pp. 231-250) edited by Robertson, T. and Long, T.. 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. Cultural and Heritage Tourism in Asia and the Pacific. (pp. 250-256) edited by Prideaux, B., Timothy, D. J. and Chon, K.. New York, USA: Routledge.

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

  • Pegg, S. A. (2003). Inclusion. Encyclopedia of Leisure and Outdoor Recreation. edited by J. Jenkins and J. Pigram.London: Routledge.

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

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