Group Concept Mapping Publications Spotlight
This month, researchers utilized the method to examine knowledge transfer and educational issues; to better understand the experience of police, healthcare workers and adolescent mothers; sports participation and injury prevention; and the intersection of health and rehabilitation on human rights and discrimination.
The variety of applications of our method is rewarding for us to see. If you’ve published in the last few months and don’t see your publication below, please get in touch with us. We want to share your work with others and learn from it ourselves. Thank you to all the authors who have provided us with publications.
Ageberg, E., Bunke, S., Lucander, K., Nilsen, P., & Donaldson, A. (2018). Facilitators to support the implementation of injury prevention training in youth handball: A concept mapping approach. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports. Advanced Online Publication. doi: 10.1111/sms.13323.
Borge, L. & Broring, S. (2018). What affects technology transfer in emerging knowledge areas? A multi-stakeholder concept mapping study in the bioeconomy. The Journal of Technology Transfer. Advanced Online Publication. doi: 10.1007/s10961-018-9702-4.
Mehdipanah, R., Ramirex, J., Abedin, S., & Brown, S. F. (2018). Housing discrimination and health: Understanding potential linking pathways using a mixed-methods approach. Social Sciences, 7(10), 194. doi: 10.3390/socsci7100194.
Nuampa, S., Tilokskulchai, F., Patil, C. L., Sinsuksai, N., & Phahuwatanakorn, W. (2018). Factors related to exclusive breastfeeding at six month in Thai adolescent mothers: An application of concept mapping. Maternal & Child Nutrition. Advanced Online Publication. doi: 10.1111/mcn.12714.
Skempes, D., Melvin, J., von Groote, P., Stucki, G., & Bickenbach, J. (2018). Using concept mapping to develop a human rights based indicator framework to assess country efforts to strengthen rehabilitation provision and policy: The Rehabilitation System Diagnosis and Dialogue framework (RESYST). Globalization and Health, 14:96. doi: 10.1186/s12992-018-0410-5.
Visek, A. J., Mannix, H., Chandran, A., Cleary, S. D., McDonnell, K., & DiPietro, L. (2018). Perceived importance of the fun integration theory’s factors and determinants: A comparison among players, parents, and coaches. International Journal of Sports Science & Coaching. Advanced Online Publication. doi: 10.1177/1747954118798057.
Vila, B., James, S., James, L. (2018). How police officers perform in encounters with the public: Measuring what matters at the individual level. Policing: An International Journal, 41(2), 215-232. doi: 10.1108/PIJPSM-11-2016-0166.
Wallace, C., Dale, F., Jones, G., O’Kane, J., Thomas, M., Wilson, L., & Pontin, D. (2018). Developing the health visitor concept of family resilience in Wales using group concept mapping. Rural and Remote Health. Advanced Online Publication.
What Authors are Saying About Group Concept Mapping
“This process is used widely in program development and evaluation, and in basic research throughout the social sciences, because it facilitates a rich understanding of disparate, nascent, or otherwise difficult-to-express concepts through numbers, graphics, and narrative (Trochim, 1989). We chose this method because it yields data more efficiently, is more versatile analytically, and is less expensive than traditional qualitative research. In addition, it gives voice to participants who not only provide data, but are also actively involved in data analysis and interpretation.”
Haymovitz, E., Houseal-Allport, P., Lee, R. S., & Svistova, J. (2017). Exploring the perceived benefits and limitations of a school-based social-emotional learning program: A concept map evaluation. Children & Schools, 40(1), 45-54. DOI: 10.1093/cs/cdx029.
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