D-Index & Metrics Best Publications

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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Social Sciences and Humanities D-index 46 Citations 11,233 94 World Ranking 1580 National Ranking 781

Overview

What is she best known for?

The fields of study she is best known for:

  • Social science
  • China
  • Social psychology

Heather J. Gibson focuses on Tourism, Marketing, Advertising, Social psychology and Risk perception. Her Tourism research incorporates themes from Gender relations, Sport management and Perception. Her work carried out in the field of Sport management brings together such families of science as Popularity, Field and Sports tourism.

As a member of one scientific family, Heather J. Gibson mostly works in the field of Social psychology, focusing on Risk assessment and, on occasion, Terrorism. Heather J. Gibson has researched Tourism geography in several fields, including Sustainability, Public relations and Realm. Her work on Destination image as part of her general Destinations study is frequently connected to Process and Perspective, thereby bridging the divide between different branches of science.

Her most cited work include:

  • TOURIST ROLES, PERCEIVED RISK AND INTERNATIONAL TOURISM (572 citations)
  • Sport Tourism: A Critical Analysis of Research (413 citations)
  • Sensation seeking and tourism: Tourist role, perception of risk and destination choice (281 citations)

What are the main themes of her work throughout her whole career to date?

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Tourism, Social psychology, Marketing, Advertising and Gender studies. Her research in Tourism intersects with topics in Perception and Public relations. When carried out as part of a general Social psychology research project, her work on Life course approach is frequently linked to work in Demographics, therefore connecting diverse disciplines of study.

Her study focuses on the intersection of Marketing and fields such as Sustainability with connections in the field of Study abroad. Her study explores the link between Advertising and topics such as Scale that cross with problems in Sensation seeking. Her Gender studies research focuses on Sociology of leisure and how it connects with Leisure studies.

She most often published in these fields:

  • Tourism (58.12%)
  • Social psychology (29.91%)
  • Marketing (23.08%)

What were the highlights of her more recent work (between 2017-2021)?

  • Tourism (58.12%)
  • Social psychology (29.91%)
  • Advertising (17.95%)

In recent papers she was focusing on the following fields of study:

Her main research concerns Tourism, Social psychology, Advertising, Snow and Public relations. The concepts of her Tourism study are interwoven with issues in Regional science, Study abroad and Cycling. Her biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Professional development and Applied psychology.

Her study in the field of Positive psychology also crosses realms of Well-being and Context. Her Advertising research incorporates elements of Exploratory research, Popularity and Hospitality. Her study looks at the relationship between Scholarship and fields such as Gender studies, as well as how they intersect with chemical problems.

Between 2017 and 2021, her most popular works were:

  • Understanding women's accommodation experiences on girlfriend getaways: a pragmatic action research approach (18 citations)
  • Introduction to the Special Issue Active Sport Tourism (13 citations)
  • Women’s participation in snow-sports and sense of well-being: a positive psychology approach (8 citations)

In her most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Social science
  • China
  • Social psychology

Heather J. Gibson mainly focuses on Social psychology, Tourism, Public relations, Empirical research and Relation. Her study in the field of Interpersonal relationship, Positive psychology and Sport psychology is also linked to topics like Psychological health and Well-being. Her studies deal with areas such as Exploratory research, Popularity and Advertising as well as Tourism.

Her Empirical research study frequently involves adjacent topics like Career stage.

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Best Publications

TOURIST ROLES, PERCEIVED RISK AND INTERNATIONAL TOURISM

Andrew Lepp;Heather Gibson.
Annals of Tourism Research (2003)

1052 Citations

Sport Tourism: A Critical Analysis of Research

Heather J. Gibson.
Sport Management Review (1998)

1001 Citations

Sensation seeking and tourism: Tourist role, perception of risk and destination choice

Andrew Lepp;Heather Gibson.
Tourism Management (2008)

496 Citations

Tourist roles: Needs and the Lifecourse

Heather Gibson;Andrew Yiannakis.
Annals of Tourism Research (2002)

477 Citations

Active sport tourism: who participates?

Heather J. Gibson.
Leisure Studies (1998)

449 Citations

Small-scale event sport tourism: fans as tourists

Heather J Gibson;Cynthia Willming;Andrew Holdnak.
Tourism Management (2003)

427 Citations

Roles tourists play

Andrew Yiannakis;Heather Gibson.
Annals of Tourism Research (1992)

422 Citations

The Effect of Risk Perceptions on Intentions to Travel in the Aftermath of September 11, 2001

Myron F. Floyd;Heather Gibson;Lori Pennington-Gray;Brijesh Thapa.
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing (2004)

385 Citations

"We're Gators...Not Just Gator Fans": Serious Leisure and University of Florida Football.

Heather Gibson;Cynthia Willming;Andrew Holdnak.
Journal of Leisure Research (2002)

364 Citations

Small-scale event sport tourism: A case study in sustainable tourism

Heather J. Gibson;Kyriaki Kaplanidou;Sung Jin Kang.
Sport Management Review (2012)

350 Citations

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