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Gender differences in outdoor participation rates persist. This study examined the self-reported issues women experience while long-distance backpacking, noting particular attention to gendered challenges and the strategies employed to handle these issues. Understanding the issues women face can...

Author(s)
Botta, R. A.; Fitzgerald, L.
Publisher
Sagamore Publishing LLC, Champaign, USA
Citation
Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education, and Leadership, 2020, 12, 1, pp unpaginated
Abstract

Within the context of yoga's increasing popularity, the prevailing view that yoga is 'good for everyone' is often perpetuated by participants. This view is derived from popular media portrayals and activities, as well as scientific research purporting yoga's health benefits for all citizens. This...

Author(s)
Smith, S.; Atencio, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Sport in Society: Cultures, Commerce, Media, Politics, 2017, 20, 9, pp 1167-1184
Abstract

Sport participation is a claimed benefit of elite sport events, but the facts do not support that claim, and means to capitalise upon events in order to build participation have yet to be developed. Through a combination of dialectical inquiry, brainstorming, and nominal group, 12 expert panellists ...

Author(s)
Chalip, L.; Green, B. C.; Taks, M.; Misener, L.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics, 2017, 9, 2, pp 257-276
Abstract

Working landscapes such as rangelands are increasingly recognized as having high conservation value, providing a variety of ecosystem services, including food, fiber, habitat, recreation, open space, carbon storage, and water, in addition to a broad range of social benefits. However, conversion of...

Author(s)
Farley, K. A.; Walsh, K. C.; Levine, A. S.
Publisher
Resilience Alliance, Waterloo, Canada
Citation
Ecology and Society, 2017, 22, 1, pp 38
Abstract

Visiting places associated with popular literature is increasingly prominent as a tourist practice; however little is known on how to explain the growing popularity of this phenomenon in large cities over the world. How do tourists experience contemporary cities through their participation in...

Author(s)
Es, N. van; Reijnders, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2016, 57, pp 113-125
Abstract

Botanical gardens vary widely in design and purpose, but most are typically associated with environmental conservation, education, or historical interpretation. Yet, studies have shown that botanical garden visitors are often motivated by recreational and leisure interests. While visitor...

Author(s)
Wassenberg, C. L.; Goldenberg, M. A.; Soule, K. E.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Urban Forestry & Urban Greening, 2015, 14, 1, pp 148-155
Abstract

A small but growing number of high school students who identify themselves as transgender are demanding access to the same school activities that other students have the opportunity to participate in, including sports. This article describes how the School Success and Opportunity Act, which allows...

Author(s)
Mahoney, T. Q.; Dodds, M. A.; Polasek, K. M.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2015, 86, 6, pp 45-47
Abstract

While non-industrial private forest landowners have a significant amount of forest landholdings in the US, they are underrepresented in the California cap-and-trade market forest offset program. Additional participation could benefit both the market and non-industrial private forest landowners. We...

Author(s)
Kelly, E. C.; Gold, G. J.; Tommaso, J. di
Publisher
Springer, New York, USA
Citation
Environmental Management, 2017, 60, 5, pp 882-895
Abstract

Many underserved school-age children do not meet the recommended guidelines for physical activity. While children ultimately depend on parents, they also look to schools for their access to developmentally appropriate physical activity. The present randomized controlled trial study utilized a...

Author(s)
Wright, K.; Suro, Z.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Prevention and Intervention in the Community, 2014, 42, 2, pp 125-139
Abstract

Purpose: School-based athletic programs remain an important context for violence prevention efforts although a better understanding of how gender attitudes and abuse perpetration differ among athletes is needed. Methods: We analyzed baseline survey data from the "Coaching Boys into Men" study - a...

Author(s)
McCauley, H. L.; Jaime, M. C. D.; Tancredi, D. J.; Silverman, J. G.; Decker, M. R.; Austin, S. B.; Jones, K.; Miller, E.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Adolescent Health, 2014, 54, 6, pp 742-744

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