William V. Massey, Ph.D.

William V. Massey, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Office: 541-737-3226

Women's Building

Women's Building 203C

160 SW 26th Street

160 SW 26th Street
Corvallis, OR 97331

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Academic interests: 

Dr. Massey’s line of research focuses on the intersection of play, physical activity, and child development. His current line of research is dedicated to understanding how recess quality impacts healthy development in elementary school-aged children.


PhD, Sport and Exercise Psychology, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
MS, Psychosocial Kinesiology, Southern Illinois University
BA, Sport Studies, Central Michigan University



Journal Article

W. V. Massey and Whitley, M. A., The role of sport for youth amidst trauma and chaos, Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health, vol. 85937, no. 5495, pp. 487 - 504, 2016.
W. V. Massey, Whitley, M. A., and Darnell, S. C., Sport in under-resourced, underdeveloped, and conflict regions: an introduction, Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health, vol. 8, no. 5, pp. 409 - 412, 2016.


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