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Presentations

MICHAEL GLENN HUFFMAN

Assoc Professor

Health Sport Sciences

Office Location: 265 Fieldhouse

Phone: (901) 678-2474

Email: mhuffman@memphis.edu

  • INVITED PRESENTATIONS
  • Conferences
  • State Presentation. Tennessee Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Memphis, TN, December, 1980. Presented Paper: "American Indian Culture and Recreation Programming".
  • National Presentation. National Conference on College Physical Education, Memphis, TN, November, 1981, Clinician, "Bicycle Touring".
  • State Presentation. Tennessee Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Chattanooga, TN, December, 1981. Presented Paper: "Developing Outdoor Recreation Resource Centers".
  • Regional Presentation. Intermountain Leisure Research Symposium, Provo, UT, November, 1983. Presented Paper: "Adding Youth Adventure Programs to Municipal Recreation".
  • National Presentation. First National Wilderness Management Workshop, Moscow, ID, October, 1983. Discussion Leader for Nominal Group Process on Prioritizing Wilderness Management Issues.
  • Regional Presentation. Intermountain Leisure Research Symposium, Logan, UT, November, 1984. Presented Paper: "Avalanche Hazards: Improving the Preparedness of Cross Country Skiers".
  • National Presentation. National Recreation and Park Association Research Symposium, Orlando, FL, October, 1984. Presented Paper: "Perception of and Preparation for Backcountry Hazards Among Utah Cross Country Skiers"
  • National Presentation. American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Atlanta, GA, April, 1985. Presented Paper: "Rocky Mountain Trail Guide" for session on microcomputer software.
  • National Presentation. National Wilderness Research Conference, Ft. Collins, CO, July, 1985. Presented Paper: "Computer Versus Brochure Information Dissemination as a Backcountry Management Tool".
  • State Presentation. Tennessee Recreation and Park Association, Memphis, TN, October, 1985. Presented Paper: "Computers in Recreation and Parks - Where We Are and Where We Are Going".
  • National Presentation. American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, Cincinnati, OH, April, 1986. Presented Paper: "Computers for Information Dissemination in Recreation and Parks".
  • Regional Presentation. Southeast Therapeutic Recreation Society, Knoxville, TN, June, 1986. Presented Paper: "Computer Applications in Therapeutic Recreation" with Stan Walls and James Broughton.
  • National Presentation. National Conference on Science in National Parks, Ft. Collins, CO, July, 1986. Presented Paper: "Information Preference of Backcountry Visitors at Rocky Mountain National Park".
  • State Presentation. Tennessee Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Memphis, TN, November, 1986. Presented Paper: "A Quick Look at the Impact of Computers on Recreation and Parks".
  • Regional Presentation. Kentucky Recreation and Park Society and the Tennessee Recreation and Park Association, Louisville, KY, November, 1986. Presented Paper: "Information Media Preferences of Backcountry Visitors".
  • International Presentation. Forests, Habitats, and Resources: A Conference in World Environmental History. Duke University, May, 1987. Presented Paper: "Wilderness Management in the Southeastern and Western United States: A Comparative Study" with James E. Fickle.
  • State Presentation. Tennessee Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Chattanooga, TN, November, 1987. Presented Paper: "Trends in Park Managers' Attitudes Toward High Adventure Activities".
  • State Presentation. Tennessee Recreation and Park Association, Jackson, TN, November, 1987. Presented Paper: "Legal Liability: What's Your Immunity Quotient?" with Stan Walls, James Broughton, Frank Simonton, Harriette Lavenue and Mel Humphreys.
  • International Presentation. World Leisure and Recreation Association, Banff, Alberta, Canada, May, 1988. Presented Paper: "Leisure and Outdoor Recreation in the United States: A Comparison of the Perspectives, Methodologies, and Publication of Scholars in History and Recreation and Leisure Studies" with James E. Fickle.
  • National Presentation. The Ninth National Trails Symposium, Unicoi State Park, Unicoi, GA, September, 1988. Presented Paper: "Decision and Communication Theory Implications for Providing Trail Information Via Personal Computers".
  • National Presentation. National Recreation and Park Association, Indianapolis, IN October, 1988. Presented Paper: "The Effectiveness of Brochures in Gaining Visitor Compliance with Campground Regulations".
  • State Presentation. Tennessee Recreation and Parks Association, Knoxville, TN, November, 1988. Presented Paper: "Assessing Agency Research Needs - Blueprints for a Successful Future".
  • National Presentation. National Conference "Solving Environmental Problems: The Past as Prologue to the Present", Sponsored by the American Society for Environmental History and the Northwest Association for Environmental Studies, The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA, April, 1989. Presented Paper: "Computer Applications to Park Management - Past Efforts and Future Potential".
  • Regional Presentation. 1989 Southeastern State Parks Program Seminar, Fall Creek Falls State Park, TN, December, 1989. Presented Paper: "Interpretation for Special Populations" with Boon Murray.
  • Regional Presentation. 1989 Southeastern State Parks Program Seminar, Fall Creek Falls State Park, TN, December, 1989. Presented Paper: "Program Promotion and Publicity for State Parks" with Stan Walls.
  • State Presentation. Tennessee Recreation and Park Association, Memphis, TN, November, 1989. Presented Paper: "Interpretive Ideas for Parks and Recreation Areas".
  • State Presentation. Tennessee Recreation and Park Association, Memphis, TN, November, 1989. Presented Paper: "Computer Applications to Park and Recreation Management".
  • National Presentation. National Recreation and Park Association, San Antonio, TX, October, 1989. Invited Discussant for the Leisure Research Symposium's Session on Outdoor Recreation Planning and Management.
  • State Presentation. "Information Management Via the Computer: NRPA's Schole' Information Service". Tennessee Recreation and Parks Association, Gatlinburg, TN, October, 1990.
  • National Presentation. "Park Managers' Attitudes Toward Climbing: Implications for Future Regulation". Association of Experiential Education National Conference, Raleigh, NC, October, 1991, with Rick Harwell.
  • National Presentation. Presentation on Hypermedia and Demonstration of Software for National Recreation and Park Association's Computer Use Institute. Oglebay Department of Continuing Education, Wheeling, WV, March, 1992.
  • International Presentation. "Information and Outdoor Recreation Participants: Issues and Preferences". Association of Experiential Education International Conference, Banff, Alberta, Canada, October, 1992, with James E. Fickle.
  • Regional Presentation. "The Effect of Group Adventure Activities on Four Characteristics of Group Process: Leadership, Trust, Belonging, and Prejudice Reduction". Southern District of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Nashville, TN, January, 1994, with William A. Snodgrass and Troy L. Gafford.
  • State Presentation. "A Proposal for a Computerized Recreation and Park Information System for Tennessee". Tennessee Recreation and Park Association Resource Management Meeting, Fall Creek Falls State Park, TN, October 5, 1994.
  • International Presentation. "Trends and Issues in the Management of Mountain Biking". 8th International Conference on Outdoor Recreation, Colorado Springs, CO, October 21, 1994.
  • National Presentation. "Marketing and Programming Recreation in Seven Small Communities in Tennessee and South Carolina" Conference on Recreation in Small Communities, Jackson Hole, WY, November, 1995.
  • National Presentation. "W. Edwards Deming: His Life. His Work. And Recreation Management?" With Fickle, James E. and Walls, Stan. National Recreation and Park Association Congress, Kansas City, MO. October, 1996.
  • International Presentation. "What Is the Message in the Medium? Mixed Signals for National Park and Wilderness Users". 9th International Conference on Outdoor Recreation, Salt Lake City, UT. November, 1996.
  • International Presentation "Ecotourism and International Park Protection? The Potential for Educating Outdoor Recreation Participants." 1997 International Conference on Outdoor Recreation, Merida, Mexico. November, 1997.
  • International Presentation. Accident Trends in Outdoor and Wilderness Areas. 1998 International Conference on Outdoor Recreation, Fort Walton Beach, Florida. November, 1998
  • Regional Presentation. "Managing SAR Operations". Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania. March 14, 1999.
  • State Presentation. "Quality Management for Recreation Professionals." 1999 Tennessee Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Conference, Cookeville, TN, October, 1999.
  • National Presentation. "Popular Culture and Outdoor Recreation Management. Allies or Antagonists?" Conference on Social Aspects of Recreation Research, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. February, 2000.
  • Regional Presentation. "Information Media Preferences of Recreation Service Consumers." Southern and Eastern Districts Conference for the American Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. Baltimore, MD, February 14, 2002.
  • National Presentation. "Program Promotion: Providing Recreation Consumers What They Want." American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Philadelphia, PA, April, 03, 2003.
  • National Presentation. "Fly Fishing for Physical Education Activity Classes and Recreation Centers." American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, New Orleans, LA, March 30, 2004.  
  • State Presentation.  Information Technology and Sport and Leisure Management.  Tennessee Recreation and Park Association.  October 29, 2005, Warner Park Park Nature Center, Nashville, TN.
  • National Presentation.  "Promoting Bicycling in Your Community."  American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance.  Baltimore, MD, March 17, 2007.
  • State PresentationTrends in Outdoor Recreation.  Tennessee Recreation and Park Association.  November 18, 2008.  Memphis, TN.
  • International Presentation. Online Outdoor Safety Education & Accident Prevention - Is It Adequate? The George Wright Society Conference on Parks, Protected Areas & Cultural Sites. March 15, 2011, New Orleans, LA.
  • International Presentation. Crime and Safety in National Parks. The George Wright Society Conference on Parks, Protected Areas & Cultural Sites. March 15, 2011, New Orleans, LA.
  • Presentation. Developing Fly-Fishing Programs for the Community. Tennessee Recreation and Park Association. October 3, 2011, Paris, TN.
  • Presentation. Strategies for Fly Casting Instruction. Tennessee Recreation and Park Association. October 5, 2011, Paris, TN.
  • Presentation. The Basics of Fly Tying. Tennessee Recreation and Park Association. October 7, 2011, Paris, TN.
  • Presentation. "The Importance of Preserving Wild Places". University of Memphis Carpenter Lecture for On-Campus Students. November 10, 2011.


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