Licenses and Certifications
01:377:301 Psychology of Sport and Exercise
01:955:305 Sport Sociology
01:955:316 Fitness Management
01:955:331 Gender Issues in Sport
Dr. Scott has presented nationally and published research on issues related to racial and athletic identity development; cultural practices as they relate to obesity, exercise and health; gender issues in society; socioeconomic issues as they impact health, education, sport, recreation, and mental health. Dr. Scott created the Saliency of Race in Sport Questionnaire (SORIS-Q) which examines the role racial identity and experiences impact perceptions and behavior specifically within a sport context. Interests also include lifeskill development for athletes, athletic counseling, fitness instruction and programming.
Forster-Scott, L., & Peters, H. J. (2020). Breaking stereotypes and barriers to working with Muslim and women of color. In L. Carter (Ed.), Feminist applied sport psychology: From theory to practice (pp. 197-204). Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781351055949-20
Forster-Scott, L. (2019). At-risk athletes. In J. Taylor (Ed.), Comprehensive applied sport psychology (pp. 227-231). Routledge.
Forster-Scott, L. et. al. (2017). Diversity in Sport Psychology Assessment. In J. Taylor (Ed.), Assessment in Sport Psychology Consulting. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.
Forster-Scott, L. (2011). African American female adolescents and physical activity: Cultural inclusiveness and best practices. The Reporter: The Journal of the New Jersey Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 81, 1, pp 7-11.
Forster-Scott, L. (2011). Understanding colorism and how it relates to sport and physical activity. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 82, 2, pp 48-52.
Forster-Scott, L. (2007). Sociological factors impacting childhood obesity. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 78, 8, pp 29-30 & 47.