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Tanzania: unlocking the potential of tourism

Tanzania, even by African standards, has a lot going for it in terms of tourism assets. In the Serengeti and Ngorongoro it has two of the most famous...

Date
April 2015
Authors
David Simpson
Abstract

Age of first exposure to football and later-life cognitive impairment in former NFL players.

Objective: To determine the relationship between exposure to repeated head impacts through tackle football prior to age 12, during a key period of brain development, and later-life executive function, memory, and estimated verbal IQ. Methods: Forty-two former National Football League (NFL) players...

Authors
Stamm, J. M.; Bourlas, A. P.; Baugh, C. M.; Fritts, N. G.; Daneshvar, D. H.; Martin, B. M.; McClean, M. D.; Tripodis, Y.; Stern, R. A.
Publisher
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication
Neurology, 2015, 84, 11, pp 1114-1120
Abstract

Health benefits of different sport disciplines for adults: systematic review of observational and intervention studies with meta-analysis.

The aim was to assess the quality and strength of evidence for the health benefits of specific sport disciplines. Electronic search yielded 2194 records and the selection resulted in 69 eligible studies (47 cross-sectional, 9 cohort, 13 intervention studies). 105 comparisons between participation...

Authors
Oja, P.; Titze, S.; Kokko, S.; Kujala, U. M.; Heinonen, A.; Kelly, P.; Koski, P.; Foster, C.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group
Publication
British Journal of Sports Medicine, 2015, 49, 7, pp 434-440
Abstract

"You don't want to lose that trust that you've built with this patient...": (dis)trust, medical tourism, and the Canadian family physician-patient relationship.

Background: Recent trends document growth in medical tourism, the private pursuit of medical interventions abroad. Medical tourism introduces challenges to decision-making that impact and are impacted by the physician-patient trust relationship - a relationship on which the foundation of beneficent...

Authors
Crooks, V. A.; Li, N.; Snyder, J.; Dharamsi, S.; Benjaminy, S.; Jacob, K. J.; Illes, J.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd
Publication
BMC Family Practice, 2015, 16, 25, pp (25 February 2015)
Event

46th TTRA Annual International Conference

15 - 17 June 2015 - Hilton, Portland, Oregon

Venue
Hilton, Portland, Oregon
Country
USA
AbstractFull Text

Strategic options for a sustainable development of the rural tourism.

The rural tourism registers a growing evolution in the rural economy of Romania in the last 10 years, thanks to the progressive involvement of specialists, of entrepreneurs and also of the factors of local responsibility. However, there are many steps to go before making a superior recovery of the...

Authors
Iagăru, R.; Iagăru, P.; Ciortea, G.; Florescu, N.; Ciubotaru, G.; Domnica, M. D.
Publisher
University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine
Publication
Scientific Papers Series - Management, Economic Engineering in Agriculture and Rural Development, 2015, 15, 1, pp 219-223
AbstractFull Text

Sustainable tourism development - important component of spatial touristic planning.

Through its specificity, the tourism industry is directly related to the environment, more than other industries. Running uncontrolled tourism activities, at random, without taking into account the development and exploitation standards can lead to the environmental degradation and tourism...

Authors
Hontuş, A. C.
Publisher
University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine
Publication
Scientific Papers Series - Management, Economic Engineering in Agriculture and Rural Development, 2015, 15, 1, pp 211-218
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Determination of strategies of sustainable development and planning in tourist travel.

This article analyzed the guidelines for sustainable tourism development and management. The link between protected areas and tourism is as old as the history of these spaces. Although their relationships are complex and sometimes conflicting, tourism is still an essential element to be taken into...

Authors
Hontus, A. C.
Publisher
University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine
Publication
Scientific Papers Series - Management, Economic Engineering in Agriculture and Rural Development, 2015, 15, 1, pp 203-210

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