Studies indicate that one-third of all skateboarding injuries occur in a beginning skater�s first weeks of skating. Skateboarding education and proper teaching of fundamentals are the keys to creating the safest skateboarding experience possible for all skatepark users.
Leisure Programming for Baby Boomers
Boomers got their first taste of outdoor recreation in the 1950s and �60s when many of them were children. Participation in outdoor recreation by all ages has increased steadily since that time, becoming more prominent and more active. These ideas can guide you in creating outdoor adventure programs for boomers.
Recreation, Event, and Tourism Businesses eBook With Web Resources
Four increasingly common "go green" business practices plus resources for obtaining more information.
Inclusive Recreation With Web Resource
Spotlight on Inclusive Recreation Programs sidebars highlight best practices from various countries. Professionals in Action sidebars introduce professionals who have contributed to inclusive practices.
Team-Building Activities for the Digital Age eBook
These activities harness the power to view images instantaneously in order to help group members learn more about themselves and how they interact with each other.
Winning Health Promotion Strategies
How do I measure the ROI of our wellness initiative? How can I tell if our wellness initiative is cost-effective? How do I know whether the wellness initiative is successful?
Winning Health Promotion Strategies eBook
Learn how you can use these three settings, or channels, to implement wellness programs.
Teaching Cross-Country Skiing
In this tag game, skiers (geese) must ski in the existing tracks as they move around the circle attempting to avoid being tagged by the It (fox).
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).
Athletic Director's Desk Reference With Web Resource
Athletic events present myriad revenue generation possibilities including event ticket sales (season, individual game, and special or postseason events), concessions, guarantees, and parking.
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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