ADD is a common condition in children. Use these tips to ensure the safety of participants and to create a rich learning experience.
Foundations of Therapeutic Recreation
Success in politics for therapeutic recreation professionals hinges on the development of good relationships with local elected officials, state legislators, and members of Congress.
Applied Research and Evaluation Methods in Recreation eBook
Parks and recreation departments provide a wide variety of programs and services to their local communities. But are these programs accomplishing what they are intended to do for the individual, the organization, or the community?
All-mountain skiing requires both good technique and the ability to access diverse strategies for meeting the challenges of varied landscape.
Park and Recreation Professional's Handbook eBook With Online Resource
Programmers need to be aware that some of their program participants may have disabilities that affect the delivery of programs. Inclusion services enable any participant to enjoy a program while experiencing the fewest restrictions possible.
For an athlete to perform at his best, it is important for him to be in a state of flow or, as it is often termed, in the zone. In order for this to occur, he must be well prepared and simply react to what is occurring around him.
Controversial Issues in Adventure Programming eBook
At first glance, it appears that accreditation may be a no-brainer. Literature within the adventure programming industry suggests that the majority of outdoor professionals support the accreditation process (Bassin et al., 1992; Cockrell and Detzel, 1985; Gass, 1999).
50 Games for Going Green
The choices we make every day have an impact on the environment. When we throw stuff away it usually ends up in a landfill, a giant garbage dump where we bury trash.
Outdoor Adventure Education eBook
The English word adventure comes from the French term aventure, which evolved from the Latin term adventurus, which means simply �about to arrive� but which over time has come to connote an exciting event that contains elements of risk and/or danger and where the outcome is uncertain.
Leadership in Recreation and Leisure Services eBook
Working in a group is usually a good way to get things done, especially in recreation and leisure settings. Bringing together diverse people with their own opinions and ways of doing things can create a rich environment for success. However, traps and pitfalls can occur; leaders can avoid them by understanding some of the warning signs and responding accordingly.
If it is not clear yet in this chapter, let me be unequivocal now. Leadership - your leadership - is about you. Your ability to be the best leader you can be does not depend on your attempts to copy others or emulate great historical figures. Rather, it has everything to do with knowing who you are and understanding what you need to do to become a better version of you. It is all about you.
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