Neil Lundberg

Neil Lundberg

Department Chair and Professor,
Experience Design & Management, Department of
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Biography

Neil Lundberg, Ph.D., MTRS, is Professor and Department Chair of Experience Design and Management at Brigham Young University. His teaching and research focus on creating therapeutic, inclusive, and transformative experiences. He has extensive training, certification, and practice in the Experience Economy, Event Design, and Design Thinking and applies these principles within higher education and therapeutic environments.

Selected Publications

  • "Adaptive sports participation among veterans returning from combat with acquired disabilities.", Therapeutic Recreation Journal.    
  • "Addressing posttraumatic stress among Iraq and Afghanistan veterans and significant others: An intervention utilizing sport and recreation.", Leisure Sciences.    
  • "From ordinary to extraordinary: A framework of experience types", Journal of Leisure Research, Volume 49, Issue 3-5, Pages 196-216, 2018.    
  • "Experience Design in Leisure Studies, Parks, Recreation, and Tourism", Schole, Volume 33, Issue 2, Pages 55-65, Routledge Taylor and Francis, 2018.    
  • "Facilitating innovation in leisure service organizations", Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, Volume 34, Issue 2, Pages 49-61, 2016.    
  • "Female veteran’s involvement in outdoor sports and recreation: A theoretical sample of recreation opportunity structures", Journal of Leisure Research, Volume 48, Issue 5, Pages 349-373, Sagamore, Urbana, IL, 2016.    
  • "Second class soldiers: The role of an outdoor sports and recreation program in addressing the relationship between gender, social support, and military trauma.", This land is your land: Toward a better understanding of nature’s resiliency-building and restorative power for armed forces personnel, veterans, and their families., Sagamore Publishing LLC, Urbana, IL, 2015.    
  • "This land is your land: Toward a better understanding of nature’s resiliency-building and restorative power for armed forces personnel, veterans, and their families.", Sagamore Publishing LLC, Urbana, IL, 2015.    
  • "Where do we go from here?", This land is your land: Toward a better understanding of nature’s resiliency-building and restorative power for armed forces personnel, veterans, and their families., Sagamore Publishing LLC, Urbana, IL, 2015.    
  • "I tie flies in my sleep: An autoethnographic examination of recreation and reintegration for a veteran with posttraumatic stress disorder.", Journal of Leisure Research, Volume 47, Issue 2, Pages 185-201, 2015.    
  • "Addressing posttraumatic stress among Iraq and Afghanistan veterans and significant others: An intervention utilizing sport and recreation", Therapeutic Recreation Journal, Volume 48, Issue 1, Pages 74-93, 2014.    
  • "Me, my spouse, and my avatar: The relationship between marital satisfaction and playing massively multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPG’s).", Journal of Leisure Research, Volume 44, Issue 1, Pages 1-22, 2012.    
  • "Adaptive sports participation among veterans returning from combat with acquired disabilities", Therapeutic Recreation Journal, Volume 45, Issue 2, Pages 105-119, Sagamore, Urbana, IL, 2011.    
  • "Identity Negotiating: Re-defining Stigmatized Identities through Recreational Sports Participation among Individuals with Physical Disability", Journal of Leisure Research, Volume 43, Issue 2, Pages 205-225, Sagamore Publishing LLC, Urbana, IL, Kimberly J. Shinew, 2011.    
  • "Introduction to veteran issues: The role of therapeutic recreation", Therapeutic Recreation Journal, Volume 45, Issue 4, Pages 265-267, Sagamore, Urbana, IL, 2011.    
  • "Psychological need satisfaction through sports participation among international athletes with cerebral palsy", Annals of Leisure Research, Volume 13, Issue 1&2, Pages 102-115, 2010.    
  • "Measuring marital satisfaction: A comparison of the Revised Dyadic Adjustment Scale and the Satisfaction with Married Life Scale", Marriage and Family Review, Volume 45, Issue 4, Pages 412-429, 2009.    
  • "Using wheelchair sports to compliment disability awareness curriculum among college students.", Schole:A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education, Volume 23, Pages 61-74., National Recreation and Park Association, Ashburn, VA, 2008.    
  • "Influence of adapted sport on quality of life: Perceptions of athletes with cerebral palsy.", Disability and Rehabilitation, Pages 1-9, 2008.    

Awards

  • Citizenship Award, Marriott School of Management

Languages

  • Korean

Administrative Assignments

  • Department Chair — 2015

Consulting

  • No Barriers — Conduct evaluation training and research 2015