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Reasons for Gender Differences in Youth Sport

Reasons for Gender Differences in Youth Sport

Average gender differences in sport and motor skills may be attributed to physical - biological differences, as well as the differential socialization of boys and girls in our society. read more
The top 10 ways for a woman to develop a strength training program

The top 10 ways for a woman to develop a strength training program

Most women have four main goals in mind when they begin a weight training program: toning muscles, slimming down, improving athletic performance, and maintaining good health. Luckily, getting started with a personalized training program takes only a few simple steps, as best-selling author Frédéric Delavier points out. read more
This is why insurance matters

This is why insurance matters

Lawsuits can be brought against health clubs, personal trainers, and instructors. If you’d like to get a taste of the possibilities, a simple web search will provide you with many examples (see, for instance, Eickhoff-Shemek, 2013). read more
The importance of writing a business plan

The importance of writing a business plan

A business plan is a detailed description of your company, its concept, how it will run, what it will cost to run, and where you want it to go. As you learn about the world of business, you may come across varied opinions about how to write a business plan or even whether it’s worth it. read more
Recreation and Leisure: Everywhere, Everyone, All the Time

Recreation and Leisure: Everywhere, Everyone, All the Time

Well-worn soccer balls skirt the streets of villages around the world whether the villages are wracked with strife or disaster or have manicured fields and youth and adult teams in matching uniforms. read more
Benefits of Arts and Cultural Recreation Opportunities

Benefits of Arts and Cultural Recreation Opportunities

Arts and cultural activities may initially appear to be in competition with social service providers and programs. However, individual and group-based arts and cultural activities provide benefits in their own right and offer additional support for health and human service programs and the social needs of mental, physical, and occupational support by providing skill development and social connection. read more
Sustainability

Sustainability

Sustainability is a word that is often used but is poorly understood. Too often it is simply used as a synonym for being green or advanced environmentalism. In fact, it is a new vision of how we live within the world and how we connect with the natural world. read more
Value of the Profession and Benefits to the Professional

Value of the Profession and Benefits to the Professional

Recreation and leisure services have long provided many benefits to all sectors of society. Because it contributes to the quality of life and enhances communities, the field is identified as a core value within the United States, Canada, and other countries. read more
Assessment of Health-Related Learning

Assessment of Health-Related Learning

Health-related learning can be assessed through written, verbal and active responses to questions, tasks and tests. More specifically, affective and behavioural outcomes can be assessed by means of teacher observation of effort and commitment in PE lessons, participation records for PE lessons and extracurricular activities, and activity monitoring (e.g., activity diaries) and fitness testing. read more
Route 2 Good Health: Promoting Healthy Behaviours in Schools

Route 2 Good Health: Promoting Healthy Behaviours in Schools

One secondary school implemented a whole-school initiative to promote healthy behaviours among its pupils. In particular, the school governors and staff were keen to address childhood obesity as they were aware of an increase in childhood and adult obesity in their geographical area and considered it an issue in their school. read more
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