802C Donald H. Ford Building
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park PA 16802
Ph.D., 2003, The Pennsylvania State University, Leisure Studies
M.Sc., 1979, University of Calgary, Canada, Geography
M.A., 1976, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, Geography
Adult Play and Playfulness and Positive Aging, Women’s Leisure Across the Lifespan, College Student Use of Leisure Time and Excess Alcohol Consumption, Academic Approaches to Addressing College Student Excess Alcohol Consumption
Son, J., Yarnal, C., & Kerstetter, D. (2010). Engendering social capital through a leisure club for middle age and older women: Implications for health and well-being. Leisure Studies, 29(1), 67-83.
Shen, S., & Yarnal, C. (2010). Blowing open the serious leisure-casual leisure dichotomy: What’s in between? Leisure Sciences, 32(2), 162-179.
Ribeiro, N., & Yarnal, C. (2009). “It wasn’t my sole purpose for going down there”: An inquiry into the Spring Break experience and its relation with alcohol consumption, Annals of Leisure Research, 11, 351-367.
Hutchinson, S., Yarnal, C., Son, J., & Kerstetter, D. (2008). It's more than just a fun time: Coping with stress through participation in the Red Hat Society®, Ageing and Society, 28(7), 979-999.
Yarnal, C., Chick, G., & Kerstetter, D. (2008). "I did not have time to play growing up so this is my play time. It's the best thing I have ever done for myself": What is play to older women? Leisure Sciences, 30(3), 235-252.
Kerstetter, D., Yarnal, C., Son, J., Yen, I., Baker, B. (2008). Functional outcomes through a leisure-based social network, Journal of Leisure Research, 40(4), 531-556.
RPTM 120 Leisure and Human Development
RPTM 210 Introduction to Commercial Recreation and Tourism
HHD 497A Women's Leadership
- Contexts and Social Institutions
- Populations of Special Interest