Applied Research and Evaluation Methods in Recreation
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?
Strength and power are two vital factors for successful performance in activities such as mountaineering, climbing, and cross-country skiing.
Great Games for Big Activity Balls eBook
Follow these simple suggestions and enjoy the full life and function of an activity ball.
Balance is maintained by adjusting your center of gravity.
Principles of Sustainable Living eBook With Web Resource
Most modern environmental issues are frequently driven and fueled by emotional rhetoric. Environmental science and the integration of sustainability principles is based on science and is rational, yet relies on a transdisciplinary base since it involves natural sciences, social sciences, humanities, and arts to comprehend the big picture.
Teaching Cross-Country Skiing eBook
Cross-country skiing can be enjoyed by a wide range of students, from the youngest kindergartners to those secondary students who are so difficult to please.
Controversial Issues in Adventure Programming
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).
Campus Recreational Sports eBook
As the activity offerings grew and more campus facilities were dedicated specifically to recreational pursuits, institutions also needed more full-time administrators. As a result, what started as a group of physical educators, teachers, and coaches helping students plan sporting events eventually emerged as a profession in its own right�one that now includes a myriad of positions.
Integrated Risk Management for Leisure Services
When the water level is low, anyone can easily walk across the stream. In contrast, when the river swells during spring, traversing this same spot can be potentially dangerous, particularly for users who are not trained in crossing rivers.
Sport First Aid 5th Edition eBook
As a coach you are likely to be involved in each portion of the athletic health care relay�prevention, recognition and first aid care, assessment and treatment, and rehabilitation.