Constraints and Facilitators to Developing Collaborative Campus Wellness Partnerships

Academic Article


  • This qualitative study explores how campus recreation directors form wellness-based partnerships across campus to serve student wellness needs. Data were collected from 127 campus recreation professionals regarding constraints and facilitators to campus-based wellness partnerships. Data were analyzed using the constant comparison method to identify best practices associated with wellness partnership development. Selected best practices include developing a culture of partnering across campus, formalizing partnerships, and utilizing process- and outcome-based evaluations.
  • Authors

  • Hartman, Cindy
  • Evans, Kate E
  • Barcelona, Robert J
  • Brookover, Robert S
  • Status

    Publication Date

  • October 2018
  • Published In


  • evaluation
  • health
  • memorandum of understanding
  • recreation
  • student
  • Digital Object Identifier (doi)

    Start Page

  • 130
  • End Page

  • 144
  • Volume

  • 42
  • Issue

  • 2