Shank, J. & Coyle, C. (2002) Therapeutic Recreation in Health Promotion and Rehabilitation. State College, PA: Venture Publishing
Kraus, R. & Shank, J. (1992). Therapeutic Recreation Services: Principles and Practices. Dubuque, IA: Wm. C. Brown
Recent Book Chapters
Coyle, C.P., Vliet, N., & Shank, J. (2010). TR and rehabilitation. In Payne, L,. Ainsworth, B. & Godbey, G., Leisure, health and Wellness: Making the Connections, State College, PA: Venture Publishing.
Shank, J. (2009). Legislative and regulatory issues for therapeutic recreation. In N. Stumbo (Ed.) Professional issues in therapeutic recreation. Champaign, IL: Sagamore. 2nd Edition, 325-341.
Recent Refereed Journal Articles
Porter, H., Iwasaki, I., & Shank, J. (in press). Conceptualizing meaning-making through leisure experiences. Loisir et Société/Leisure & Society (accepted April 2011).
Iwasaki, Y., Coyle, C., & Shank, J. (2010). Leisure as a context for active living, recovery, health, and life quality for persons with mental illness in a global context. Health Promotion International, daq037 first published June 12, 2010. Doi: 10 1093/heapro/daq037.
Wilhite, B, & Shank, J. (2009). In praise of sport: Promoting sport participation as a mechanism of health among persons with a disability. Disability and Health Journal, 2 (3), 116-127.
Coyle, C. & Shank, J. (2005). The Role of Recreation and Leisure in Community Inclusion for Adults with Mental Illness: Issues Page, University of Pennsylvania Collaborative on Community Integration, Rehabilitation Research and Training Center’s Website. Available at http://www.upennrrtc.org/
Coyle, C. & Shank, J. (2004) Guest Editors Introduction to Special Issue on Health and Health Promotion: Do We CARE? Therapeutic Recreation Journal, 38 (2), 112-115.
Coyle, C., Santiago, M., Ma, G., Shank, J., & Boyd, R. (2000). Secondary conditions and women with physical disabilities. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 81, 1380-1387.