Ph.D. Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, 2013. Dissertation: Factors affecting adoption and diffusion of distance education among university health faculty. Health Education and Promotion
M.S. University of Wisconsin, LaCrosse, 2007. Leadership competencies of recreational directors in the state of Wisconsin: A Delphi study. Recreational Management.
B.S. University of Wisconsin, LaCrosse, 2002. Health Education (K-12 teacher certification) with a Strength and Conditioning Concentration.
Turek, T., Wragge, P., Bice, M., & Ball, J. (2017). Physical activity motivation among sororities and fraternities. International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 1(2), 1-10. Retrieved from: http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/PubuPTcx6B5ERRrapzGc/full.
Bice, M., Hollman, A., Bickford, S., Bickford, N., Ball, J., Wiedenman, E., Brown, G., Dinkel, D., & Adkins, M. (2017). Kinesiology in 360 degrees. International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 1( 9-17. Retrieved from: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/24711616.2016.1277671.
Banas, J., Ball, J., Wallis, L., & Greshon, S. (2017). The adolescent health care broker: Young people interpreting for family members and themselves in health care. The Journal of Community Health. DOI: 10.1007/s10900-016-0312-5. Retrieved from: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10900-016-0312-5/fulltext.html.
Ball, J., Banas, J., & Bice, M. (2016). Understanding health care brokering among young and middle-aged adults. American Journal of Health Studies. 31(4), 190-198.
Bice, M., Ball, J., Parry, T. & Adkins, M. (2016). Retrospective evaluation of high school primary physical activities and adulthood physical activity need satisfaction. Sport Science Review, 25(3-4), 183-198.
Banas, J., Wallis, L., Ball, J., & Gershon, S. (2016). Adolescent healthcare brokering: Prevalence, experience, impact, and opportunities. Journal of School Health, 86(12), 898-904.
Ball, J., Bice, M., & Parry, T. (2016). Retrospective evaluation of high school sport participation and adult BMI status, physical activity levels, and motivation to exercise. American Journal of Health Studies, 31(1), 105-111.
Bice, M., Carey, J., Brown, G., Adkins, M., & Ball, J. (2016). The use of mobile application to enhance learning of the skeletal system in introductory anatomy & physiology students. The International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 27(1). 14-20.
Bice, M., Ball, J., Ramsey, A., & Adkins, M. (2016). Health technology ownership and use: Implications for adult physical activity. Journal of Sport and Health Research, 8(1), 13-22.
Ball, J., & Bice, M. (2015). Adult BMI and physical activity: Retrospective evaluation of high school sport and recreation participation. Recreation Sports Journal. 39(2), 144-156.
Ball, J., Bice, M., & Adkins, M. (2015). Qualitative assessment of an electronic activity-tracking device: Strengths, weaknesses, and considerations in behavior change interventions for health educators. The Health Educator. 47(1), 20-26
Bice, M., Ball, J., & McClaran, S. (2015). Wearable electronic activity-tracking technology: Nike fuelband se and physical activity motivation. International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology,13(2), 1-9.
Ball, J., Ogletree, R., Jurkowski, Asunda, P., & Miller, K. (2014). Diffusion of innovation elements that influence the adoption and diffusion of distance education in health. American Journal of Health Studies, 29(3), 240-246.
Ball, J., Bice, M., & Parry, T. (2014). Adult motivation for physical activity: Differentiating motives for exercise, sport, and recreation. Recreation Sports Journal. 38(2), 130-142.
Ball, J., Foust, C., & Rochester, C. (2014). Mindfulness practice in the classroom and gym: Making a real impact in student learning. COAHPERD Journal. 40(1), 9-14.
Bice, M., Ball, J., & Ramsey, A. (2014). Relations between mindfulness and mental health outcomes: Need fulfillment as a mediator. International Journal of Mental Health Promotion.16(3), 191-201.
Bice, M., Ball, J., Brown, S., & Parry, T. (2014). Influence of high school sport participation on adult physical activity. Journal of Sport and Health Research.6(3), 253-264.
Hostetter, K., Ball, J., Clark, R., & Deluna, J. (2015, June). Healthcare Issues & Conditions Relative to Ethnically Diverse Populations. Poster presentation at the 2015 National Athletic Training Association Clinical Symposia and Athletic Training Expo in St. Louis, Mo.
Ball, J. (2015, April). Mindfulness Implementation into the Classroom. Experiential Education Poster Session and Scholars Showcase at Colorado State University-Pueblo in Pueblo, Colo.
Bice, M. & Ball, J. (2015, April). Innovation perceptions & motivation to implement a coordinated school health program in rural Nebraska. Poster presentation at the 2015 Society for Public Health Education National Conference in Portland, Ore.
Ball, J. & Bice, M. (2015, March). Specific physical activities participated during high school increase lifetime activity. Poster presentation at the 2015 Society of Health and Physical Educators National Conference in Seattle, Wash.
Bice, M. & Ball, J. (2015, March). Relations between physical activity, mindfulness, and mental health outcomes. Poster presentation at the 2015 Society of Health and Physical Educators National Conference in Seattle, Wash.
Ball, J. & Bice, M. (2015, January). Exercise motivation among adults who had access to a physical activity tracking device. Poster presentation at the 2015 National Association for Kinesiology in Higher Education Conference in Clearwater, Fla.
Foust, C., Rochester, C., & Ball, J. (2014, October). Implementing mindful techniques in children and adolescents. Oral presentation at the 2014 Colorado Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance State Conference in Westminster, Colo.
2013-2015 Assistant Professor of Health Promotion. Colorado State University-Pueblo.
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