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The purpose of the study was to determine if the first generation of American women Olympians calculated their entry into the Olympic movement or if their presence in the 1900 Paris Olympic Games was a coincidence. Furthermore, an explanation of the presence of American women at the 1900 Olympics...

Author(s)
Welch, P. D.
Publisher
American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Reston, VA, USA
Citation
Abstracts of research papers presented at the San Francisco, California Convention of American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance in the Research Consortium Meetings, 1991., 1991, pp p.121
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The 1980s have witnessed a great deal of change for park and recreation services and the roles of the public and private sectors as providers of recreation services are not as clearly defined as they were 10 to 15 years ago. This study was conducted to examine relationships between participants'...

Author(s)
Havitz, M. E.
Citation
Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 1991, 9, 4, pp 1-17
Abstract

Reports from California black bass fishing tournaments during the period 1985-89 were analysed to provide estimates of and trends in statewide annual effort, catch, and fish mortalities. A total of 824 tournaments were conducted from which 649 reports were returned by sponsors. The number of...

Author(s)
Lee, D. P.; Paulsen, I.; Beer, W.
Citation
California Fish and Game, 1993, 79, 1, pp 1-12
Abstract

More than ten years ago, the Parks and Recreation Department of the City of Santa Barbara, California, USA, and the Adaptive Recreation staff started a wheelchair recreation programme to supply a competitive outlet for people who are physically challenged. The program has enhanced the quality of...

Author(s)
Kistler, P.
Citation
Parks & Recreation (Arlington), 1993, 28, 12, pp 26,28-29
Abstract

Recent developments in social cognitive theory of achievement motivation highlight the relevance of task and ego goal perspectives in sport. A task goal perspective refers to a mastery approach where self-improvement or performing beyond personal expectations induces perceptions of competence, as...

Author(s)
Boyd, M. P.; Callaghan, J.
Citation
International Journal of Sport Psychology, 1994, 25, 4, pp 411-424
Abstract

The article looks at the creation of a new hockey team in 1990 in the San José region of northern California, USA. Their success was based upon the selection of a name, the Sharks, and developing the most popular logo in almost all sports. Retail sales of merchandise in the USA and Canada are near...

Author(s)
Corwin, M. R.
Citation
Parks & Recreation (Arlington), 1994, 29, 1, pp 62-65
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The paper describes the support mechanisms of a six-month programme designed to increase the physical activity levels of older adults in congregate housing facilities and in the community at large. It also reports on participant ratings of perceived helpfulness of the various mechanisms to...

Author(s)
Sepsis, P. G.; Stewart, A. L.; McLellan, B.; Mills, K.; King, A. C.; Shoumaker, W.
Citation
Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 1995, 3, 2, pp 193-207
Abstract

The growing activity of mountain biking in the US national forests was examined. Information concerning participation rates, behaviours, preferences and demographics was collected on-site at a total of five national forests in Texas, West Virginia and California. Data were compared by region with...

Author(s)
Hollenhorst, S.; Schuett, M. A.; Olson, D.; Chavez, D.
Citation
Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 1995, 13, 3, pp 41-51
Abstract

Findings from 30 outdoor recreation visitor contact studies that were conducted in California between 1989 and 1998 are summarized. Analyses focus on recreationist profiles, patterns of participation, beliefs and opinions, communication patterns, and depreciative behaviors. Although the "typical"...

Author(s)
Chavez, D. J.
Publisher
Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service, Berkeley, USA
Citation
General Technical Report - Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service, 2001, No.PSW-GTR-180, pp 100 pp.
Abstract

The place attachment construct has demonstrated utility for explaining a variety of leisure behaviour in outdoor recreation contexts. Preliminary evidence suggests that recreationists' involvement with leisure activities is an antecedent to their attachment to specific settings. Multidimensional...

Author(s)
Kyle, G.; Bricker, K.; Graefe, A.; Wickham, T.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, London, UK
Citation
Leisure Sciences, 2004, 26, 2, pp 123-142

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