R. Mark Kelley

 
R. Mark Kelley

R. Mark Kelley

Professor and Chair, Department of Health and Exercise Science

BSE; Physical Education/Health/Science, 1983, John Brown University
MEd; Exercise Science, 1987, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
PhD; Health Science, 1994, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

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“As a follower of Christ my job at MNU is to create a culture of learning that is centered on and interwoven with seeing the world as Christ sees it by following the two great commandments: Love God and Love People.”

 

—R. Mark Kelley

Publications
Presentations

Publications

Manuscripts Published

  • Kelley, R. M., Clerc, J. M., Wen, M, & Moore, S. M. (2012). Making the case for ‘indigenous wisdom:’ Comparing historical and modern health recommendations. American Journal of Health Studies, 27(3). Retrieved from http://www.va-ajhs.com/27-3/index.aspx.
  • Rozdilsky, J.L., Bezold, M. P., Johnson, J. L., Kelley, R. M., & Parsons, N. P. (2011). Reflections on the development of an undergraduate Emergency Management program: The experiences of Western Illinois University. Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, 8(2), Article 7.
  • Young, M. E., Denny, G., & Kelley, R. M., & Lewis, C. (2005). Liars, cheaters, and thieves: Correlates of undesirable character behaviors in adolescents. American Journal of Health Education, 36(4), 194 – 201.
  • Synovitz, L., Hebert, E., Carlson, G., & Kelley, R. M. (2005). College students sexuality education, sexual behaviors and sexual behavior intention. American Journal of Health Studies, 20(1), 47-57.
  • Kelley, R. M., Ball, M. L., Cerullo, J. A., & Trunova, E. (2004). HIV and STD knowledge, sexual behaviors and drug taking behaviors of adolescents in southern Russia. The International Electronic Journal of Health Education 7, 20-26. Retrieved from http://www.aahperd.org/aahe/publications/iejhe/upload/04_R_Kelley.pdf
  • Synovitz, L., Hebert, E., Kelley, R. M., & Carlson, G. (2002). Sexual knowledge of college students in a southern state: Relationship to sexuality education. American Journal of Health Studies, 17(4), 163-172.
  • Synovitz, L., Hebert, E., Kelley, R. M., & Carlson, G. (2002). College student’s sexuality attitudes: Relationship to sexuality education and demographic differences. LAHPERD Journal, Fall 2002.
  • Young, M. E., Ball, M., Cerullo, J., & Kelley, R. M. (2000). Evaluation of an HIV/AIDS education training workshop in Honduras. International Electronic Journal of Health Education 3, 310-315. Retrieved from http://www.aahperd.org/aahe/publications/iejhe/upload/04_M_Young.PDF
  • Kelley, R. M., Denny, G., & Young, M. E. (1999). Modified Stages of Acquisition of Gateway Drug Use: A primary prevention application of the Stages of Change model. Journal of Drug Education 29(3), 189-203.
  • Kelley, R. M., Denny, G., & Young, M. E. (1997). Abbreviated Hare Self-Esteem Scale: Internal consistency and factor analysis. American Journal of Health Studies, 13(4),180-186.
  • Young, M. E., & Kelley, R. M. (1997). Evaluation of the impact of selected life-skills modules from the contemporary health series. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 84, 811-818.
  • Young, M. E., & Kelley, R. M. (1994). Be A Winner: Developing a partnership between schools and law enforcement in drug education. Wellness Perspectives: Research, Theory, and Practice, 10(3), 62-69.

Published Abstracts
(Citations for abstracts published as a result of presentation are presented with the presentations.)

  • R. Mark Kelley. Identification of the Stages of Habit Acquisition in Upper Elementary Children: Instrument Development and Evaluation of a Drug Prevention Education Program. Dissertation Abstracts International, 58-08A, 2287, 1994.

Published Book Reviews

  • Kelley, R. M. (1995). Increasing Multicultural Understanding: A Comprehensive Model. by Don C. Locke. A book review published in Health Values, 19(1).

Other Professional Publications

  • Kelley, R. M., Young, M. E., & Fogarty, K. (1998). Stages of Acquisition of gateway drug use in upper elementary school children. ERIC ED 381 524

Presentations

Presentations (refereed)

  • Klenow, D., Kelley, R. M., Neal, D. M., & Schwartz, R. M. (2011). Administering Emergency Management programs in Higher Education: Experiences and Perspectives. Presentation at the 14th Annual Emergency Management Higher Education Conference, June 6-9, 2011, Emmitsburg, MD.
  • Kelley, R. M., Moore, S. M., Shrestha, S. & Ghimire, Y. (2010). What have we really learned about being healthy? Presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for Health Education, Indianapolis, March 16-19, 2010.
  • Kelley, R. M., Miller, B., Peabody, K., & Pettit, M. (2008). “Normal” versus “healthy” BMI: Does it matter? Presentation at the annual meeting of the American Association for Health Education, Ft Worth, April 8 – 12, 2008.
  • Young, M. E., Kelley, R. M., Penhollow, T. (2007). Socially desirable/undesirable character behavior and adolescent sexual behaviors. Presented at the American School Health Association annual meeting, Honolulu, Hawaii, July 9 - 13, 2007.
  • Kelley, R. M., Hines, C., & Oganowski, L. (2004). BELSS: Enabling Emergency Health Education in Schools. Presented at the annual meeting of the American School Health Association, Pittsburg, PA, October, 2004.
  • Oganowski, L., Erschen, M. J., & Kelley, R. M. (2004). BELSS: Basic Emergency Life-Saving Skills in Schools, A Teacher Training Initiative. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, New Orleans, LA, March 31-April 4, 2004.
  • Oganowski, L. & Kelley, R. M. (2003). Impact of TLCS on Intent to Use and Use of Tobacco among K-6 Students. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Philadelphia, PA April 2-5, 2003.
  • Martinez, R. D., Anderson, M., Kelley, R. M., Mikat, R. P., & Watson, R. (2003). Building Electronic Portfolios in PE: A Hands-on Workshop. Presented the annual meeting of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Philadelphia, PA April 2-5, 2003.
  • Kelley, R. M., Mann, J., & Adam, M. (2002). What do we do now? Implications of the NIH Report on Condom Effectiveness. Presented at the annual meeting of the American School Health Association, Charlotte, NC, October 2-5, 2002.
  • Kelley, R. M., Davis, T., & Clough, B. (2001). Longitudinal trends in sexual behaviors and alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use in college students. Presented at the annual meeting of the American School Health Association, Albuquerque, NM, November 7-11, 2001.
  • Davis, T., Kelley, R. M., & Clough, B. (2001). Longitudinal trends in health related behaviors in college students. Presented at the annual meeting of the American School Health Association, Albuquerque, NM, November 7-11, 2001.
  • Synovitz, L., Hebert, E., Kelley, R. M., & Carlson, G. (2001). Sexual attitudes of college students attending four Louisiana universities and the relationship to sexuality education. Presented at annual meeting of the American College Health Association, Las Vegas, NV, May 29 - June 2, 2001.
  • Kelley, R. M., Synovitz, L., & Carlson, G., & Schuster, A. (2001). Sexual behaviors of college students attending four universities in a southern state. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Alliance for Health Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Cincinnati, March 2001.
  • Synovitz, L., Hebert, E., Kelley, R. M., & Carlson, G. (2001). The impact of “Too Little, Too Late” sexuality education on sexual knowledge of college students in one southern state. Presented at the annual meeting of Southern District AAHPERD, Birmingham, Alabama, February 2001.
  • Kelley, R. M., Ball, M. L., Cerullo, J. A., Johnston, S., & Trunova, E., & Fazulianova, S. (2000). Knowledge and attitudes related to HIV and other sexually transmitted disease transmission in adolescents of the Samara region of Russia. Presented at the annual meeting of the American School Health Association, New Orleans, October 2000.
  • Kelley, R. M., Ball, M. L., Cerullo, J. A., Johnston, S., & Trunova, E., & Fazulianova, S. (2000). Sexual and drug taking behaviors of adolescents in southern Russia. Presented at the annual meeting of AAHE/AAHPERD, Orlando, FL, March 2000.
  • Kelley, R. M., Young, M. E., Cerullo, J. A., & Ball, M. L. (1999). “International HIV/AIDS Prevention: Lessons From Africa, Asia, Central America, Eastern Europe, and the Middle East.” A symposia presented at the annual meeting of the American School Health Association, Kansas City, MO, October 1999.
  • Kelley, R. M., & Synovitz, L. (1999). Knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors of freshmen entering a southern university. Presented at the Southern District of the AAHPERD, Greensboro, NC, February, 1999.
  • Kelley, R. M. (1998). Drinking Norms. A teaching idea presented at the annual meeting of the American School Health Association, Colorado Springs, CO, 1998.
  • Motes, E., & Kelley, R. M., (1998). Knowledge, attitudes and behaviors related to STD transmission in college students in a high risk area. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Reno, NV. Abstract published in Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 69(Supplement), 1998.
  • Kelley, R. M., & Young, M. E.(1998). Effectiveness of a life-skills based drug education curriculum in changing protective factors related to resiliency. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Reno, NV. Abstract published in Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 69(Supplement), 1998.
  • Kelley, R. M., Luquis, R., & Trowbridge, J. (1997). Symposia: Applications of the Stages of Acquisition model in health behavior programming and research. Paper and symposia presented at the annual meeting of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, St. Louis, MO. Abstract published in Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 68(1 Supplement), A-38, 1997.
  • Kelley, R. M., & Pfeffer, R. (1996).A comparison of junior high and senior high students use of gateway drugs using the Stages of Acquisition Model. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Atlanta, GA. Abstract published in Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 67(Supplement), A-52, 1996.
  • Kelley, R. M., & Pfeffer, R. (1996). An application of the Stages of Acquisition Model to use of gateway drugs in senior high students. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Atlanta, GA. Abstract published in Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 67(Supplement), A-51, 1996.
  • Kelley, R. M., Denny, G., & Young, M. E. (1995). Stages of Acquisition of Gateway Drugs: A primary prevention application of the stages of change model. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, San Diego, CA. Abstract published in 1995 APHA Annual Meeting and Exhibition Abstracts, San Diego, CA.
  • Young, M. E., Kelley, R. M., & Denny, G. (1995). Evaluation of a drug education program using the stages of acquisition. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, San Diego, CA.. Abstract published in 1995 APHA Annual Meeting and Exhibition Abstracts, San Diego, CA.
  • Kelley, R. M.,& Pfeffer, R. (1995). An application of the Stages of Acquisition of Gateway Use Model to junior high and high school students. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American School Health Association, Milwaukee, WI.
  • Kelley, R. M., Denny, G., & Young, M. E. (1995). Analysis of the Hare Self-Esteem Scale for use with elementary school students: Internal consistency and factor analysis. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Portland, OR. Abstract published in Research Quarterly in Sport and Exercise, 66(Supplement), A-40, 1995.
  • Fogarty, K., Getch, Y., Young, M. E., & Kelley, R. M. (1995). Use of gateway drugs as predictors of self-esteem among elementary children. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Portland, OR. Abstract published in Research Quarterly in Sport and Exercise, 66(Supplement), A-37, 1995.
  • Young, M. E., Kelley, R. M., & Fogarty, K. (1994). Adumbrates of alcohol, cigarette, smokeless tobacco, and marijuana use in young adolescents. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, Washington DC. Abstract published in 1994 APHA Annual Meeting and Exhibition Abstracts, Washington, DC.
  • Young, M. E., Kelley, R. M., & Fogarty, K. (1994). Variables related to alcohol, smokeless tobacco, cigarettes, and marijuana in upper elementary school children. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, Washington DC. Abstract published in 1994 APHA Annual Meeting and Exhibition Abstracts, Washington, DC.
  • Kelley, R. M., Young, M. E., & Fogarty, K. (1994). Stages of Acquisition of Gateway Drug Use in upper elementary school students. Presented at the annual meeting of the American School Health Association, Houston, TX.
  • Young, M. E., Kelley, R. M., & Fogarty, K. (1994). Indicators of Gateway Drug Use in upper elementary school children. Presented at the annual meeting of the American School Health Association, Houston, TX.
  • Kelley, R. M., & Young, M. E. (1994). Evaluation of the impact of selected modules from the Contemporary Health Series. Presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Health Education, Denver.
  • Young, M. E., & Kelley, R. M. (1994). Predictors of cigarette, alcohol, and marijuana use in upper elementary school children. Presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Health Education, Denver.
  • Kelley, R. M., & Young, M. E. (1993). Area specific self-esteem and the use of gateway drugs among fifth and sixth grade students. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, San Francisco. Abstract published in 1993 Annual Meeting and Exhibitions Abstracts, San Francisco.
  • Kelley, R. M., & O'Dell, D. (1991). Gender Definition in a Homophobia Scale. Paper presented at the annual meeting of The Society for the Scientific Study of Sex, New Orleans. Abstract published in proceedings the Society for the Scientific Study of Sex, 1991.

Selected Non-referred Presentations

  • R. Mark Kelley, Ph.D., Adventures to Belarus, Lithuania, and Russia. I was a guest speaker in the Jenks (OK) Middle School Social Studies classes (6) sharing insights on societal, educational, and cultural differences gained from multiple visits to those countries.
  • R. Mark Kelley,Ph.D., Physical Activity/Exercise: The Basics. Lecture presented to medical students at the OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine, Tulsa, OK, January 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 & 2008.
  • R. Mark Kelley, Ph.D., Adventures of a Teacher. Invited presentation to elementary students at Jenks Intermediate School (January 2004) and Verdigris Elementary School, February 2004.
  • R. Mark Kelley, Ph.D., What do we do now? Implications of the NIH Report on Condom Effectiveness. Presented at the annual meeting of the Wisconsin Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Green Bay, WI, October 23-25, 2002.
  • R. Mark Kelley, Ph.D., Teaching Mental and Emotional Health: Ideas and Activities. Presented at the annual meeting of the Wisconsin Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Green Bay, WI, October 23-25, 2002.

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