Australia and New Zealand Association for Leisure Studies
Parks and Leisure Australia
Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation
International Research Society for Public Management
Doctor of Philosophy University of South Australia
Bachelor of Applied Science (Recreation, Planning and Management) University of South Australia
Excludes commercial-in-confidence projects.
Street sports evaluation, City of Port Adelaide-Enfield, 01/06/2013 - 31/07/2013
City Port Adelaide Enfield-Street Sport Pilot Project, City of Port Adelaide-Enfield, 01/08/2011 - 30/06/2012
12th Biennial ANZALS Conference, Adelaide
SA State Population Health Conference, Adelaide
ASICS Conference of Science & Medicine in Sport, Phuket
11th Biennial ANZALS Conference, Frankston, Victoria
South Australian State Population Health Conference, Adelaide
17th Annual International Research Society for Public Management, Prague
ANZALS/CAUTHE/SMAANZ Symposium, Sydney
16th Annual International Research Society for Public Management, Rome
Open access indicates that an output is open access.
Rosso, EG & McGrath, R 2017, 'Community engagement and sport? Building capacity to increase opportunities for community-based sport and physical activity', Annals of leisure research, vol. 20, no. 3, pp. 349-367.
McGrath, R & Rosso, E 2016, 'Promoting physical activity among children and youth in disadvantaged South Australian CALD communities through alternative community sport opportunities', Health Promotion Journal of Australia, vol. 27, no. 2, pp. 105-110.
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Rosso, EG, McGrath, R, Immink, MA & May, E 2016, 'Sport for development and peace (S4D) as 'core university business'? Modelling university participation in sport-based social development', Asia-Pacific journal of health, sport and physical education, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 77-90.
Young, J, McGrath, R & Adams, C 2015, 'Developing and refining a participatory educative model with Health Science students - a case study of practice', Participatory Educational Research, no. 2015-I, pp. 61-73.
Rosso, EG-F & McGrath, RM 2013, 'Beyond recreation: personal social networks and social capital in the transition of young players from recreational football to formal football clubs', International review for the sociology of sport, vol. 48, no. 4, pp. 453 - 470.
Young, J & McGrath, R 2011, 'Exploring discourses of equity, social justice and social determinants in Australian health care policy and planning documents', Australian journal of primary health, vol. 17, no. 4, pp. 369-377.
McGrath, RM 2009, 'A Discourse Analysis of Australian Local Government Recreation and Sport Plans Provision for People with Disabilities', International Public Management Review, vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 477-497.
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McGrath, R. 2016, Book Review: Simon Darcy & J Singleton 'Cultural Life', Disability, Inclusion and Citizenship (2014). Annals of Leisure Research
Young, J., McGrath, R. & Adams, C. 2015, Developing and refining a participatory educative model with Health Science students – A case study of practice, Participatory Educational Research
Rosso, E., Lievano, K., May, E., McGrath, R. & Immink, M. 2015, Sport for Development and Peace (SDP) as ‘core university business’? Modelling university participation in sport-based social development. Asia-Pacific Journal of Health, Sport and Physical Education
McGrath, R. 2012, Managing Ambiguity: A Grounded Theory Study Exploring Australian Local Government Provision Of Community Recreation Opportunities For People With Impairments, PhD thesis, University of South Australia, Adelaide
McGrath, R. 2012, Book Review: Richard Cashman & Simon Darcy (2008). Benchmark Games: The Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games, Sport Management Review
Teaching & student supervision