Centre for Sport and Social Impact
PhD (Griffith University), Master of Public Health VU, BA VU, Grad Diploma Disability and Ageing VU,
Membership of professional associations
Higher Education Teaching and Learning, La Trobe University Sport Management Alumni, North American Soceity for Sport Management, Parks and Recreation Professional, VicSport, Camping and Recreation Network, Australian Camping Association, Sport Management Association of Australia and New Zealand (SMAANZ)
Area of study
Pam Kappelides is currently a lecturer within the La Trobe University Centre for Sport and Social Impact, specialising in the area of sport management, sport practicum, volunteer, disability, CALD, older adults and community development.
Outside of her academic career, Pam has worked in numerous roles in the area of recreation and sport mangament, event management and working with minority groups. Specialties: recreation and sport community development, volunteer managment, social inclusion, disability, CALD and older adults
- MGT3SVM-Volunteer Management
- MGT3SPR- Sport Practicum
- MGT31ISM- Sport Management
- MGT2SDV - Sport Development
Kappelides, P. (2017). Camp based volunteers: psychological contracts and intentions to volunteer, World Leisure Journal, DOI: 10.1080/16078055.2017.1393882
Belski, R., Staley, K., Keenan, S., Skiadopoulos, A., Randle, E., Donaldson, A., O’Halloran, P., Kappelides, P., O’Neil, S., & Nicholson, N. (2017) The impact of coaches providing healthy snacks at junior sport training. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. DOI: 10.1111/1753-6405.12724
Aisbett, L., Kappelides, P., & Randle, E. (2015). Future volunteer intentions at a major sport event, Annals of Leisure Research, 18(4), 491-509.
Hoye, R. & Kappelides, P. (2004). Managing organisational culture within voluntary leisure service organisations. Australian Journal on Volunteering, 9(1), 13-19.
Kappelides, P. & Hoye, R. (2014). Volunteering and Sport. In M. Oppenheimer & J. Warburton (Eds), Volunteering in Australia. Sydney: The Federation Press, pp. 168-179.
Nicholson, Randle, Seal & Kappelides (May, 2016). Active Club Grants Evaluation report, VicHealth.
Nicholson, Randle, Kappelides & Seal (March, 2016). Developing a modified, social format of hockey report, Hockey Victoria.
Nicholson, M., Hoye, R., Randle, E., O’Halloran, P., Belski, R. Alahakoon, D. & Kappelides, P. (February, 2016). Evaluation of VicHealth Sport Programs (Female Sport Programs and State Sport Programs), VicHealth Hoye, R., Nicholson, M., Randle, E. & Kappelides, P. (September, 2014). Literature Review and Research Summary on Female Participation in Sport and Physical Activity, VicHealth
Hoye, R, Randle, E., Kappelides, P. & Nicholson, M. (December, 2014). Tennis Victoria: ACE Program Evaluation, Tennis Victoria
Kappelides, P. (2014). Be prepared! A resource guide for volunteers working with people with a disability in the active recreation and sport sector. Sport and Recreation Victoria. Website also: www.latrobe.edu.au/disability-resource
Kappelides, P., (2003). Inclusive Recreation Practices, Camping Victoria Magazine.
Kappelides, P., (2002). Leisure Patterns and Leisure Constraints of Siblings with a Brother or Sister with a Developmental Disability, Noticeboard, Association of Children with a Disability.
Barriers and facilitators of sport participation for people with intellectual disabilities of CALD backgrounds for the amount of $18,348
An exploration of the motives, expectations and satisfaction of volunteers at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, Griffith University of $15,000
Managing volunteers with a disability: human resource management implications, La Trobe University $10,000
Victorian Health Promotion Foundation 2015-2018 Evaluation of VicHealth Sport Programs 2015 to 2018 of $800,000
Australian Sport Commission 2016 to assess the efficacy of its Sporting Schools program of $190,000
VicHealth’s Active Club Grants Review for $60,000
Hockey Victoria: Developing a modified, social format of hockey of $18,600
Victorian Health Promotion Foundation 2014 Literature Review and Research Summary on Female Participation in Sport and Physical Activity of $20,000
Tennis Victoria: ACE Program Evaluation of $20,000
Sport and Recreation Victoria, Be Prepared! Resource Guide and website for volunteers and staff working with people with a disability 2013-2014 for $55,000
The relationship between volunteer motivations, commitment, behaviour and retention: An international comparative study of YMCA volunteers 2010, La Trobe University Internal Grant, $4,000
Master Games Volunteer Satisfaction 2012, La Trobe University Internal Grant, $5,000
La Trobe University: Delivering smoother pathways from TAFE to higher education: an investigation of barriers and drivers for sport management students