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The study, commissioned by the Research Department of the Swedish nature Conservancy, examined in detail attitudes towards the draining by ditching of peat bogs in one municipality, Gislaved, in the Jonkoping district of Smaland province. Using a structured questionnaire and complementary series of ...

Author(s)
Kardell, L.; Johansson, M. L.
Citation
Rapport, Avdelningen for Landskapsvard, Sveriges Lantbruksuniversitet, 1982, No. 26, pp xxi + 117pp.
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The Right of Common Access in Sweden allows people to enter any forest land, no matter who owns it. As a result, people spend a fair amount of their leisure time in forests pursuing activities such as hiking, camping and wildlife watching. To assess the value of forests in northern Sweden as...

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Mattsson, L.; Li, C. Z.
Citation
Journal of Leisure Research, 1994, 26, 2, pp 182-188
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A telephone interview with a representative sample of the adult Norwegian population (n=1009) examined the competing ideologies of children's sport in Norway. Historically there seem to have existed at least three different competing ideologies with weight on the following value clusters: public...

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Loland, S.; Ommundsen, Y.
Citation
European Physical Education Review, 1996, 2, 2, pp 133-142
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The main objectives of this pan-European study were: to identify different types of physical activity and the time devoted to them; to assess physical activity/inactivity at work and in leisure time; and to determine self-reported body weight and height. In each member state of the EU,...

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Almeida, M. D. V. de; Graça, P.; Afonso, C.; D'Amicis, A.; Lappalainen, R.; Damkjaer, S.
Citation
Public Health Nutrition, 1999, 2, 1A, pp 105-113
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The concept of preference surveys (related to forest recreation) developed at the Danish Forest and Landscape Research Institute is described. Two national interview-based surveys of 3087 persons were carried out in 1977-78. The 1st survey used the 'experimental method' based on postal...

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Jensen, F. S.; Koch, N. E.
Citation
Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Forstwesen, 2000, 151, 1, pp 11-16
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Two national surveys in Denmark have shown that information on why a given forest management practice has been implemented (e.g. fencing) can make that specific practice more acceptable to the forest visitor. In addition, different ways of disseminating information are investigated. The surveys on...

Author(s)
Jensen, F. S.
Citation
Forestry (Oxford), 2000, 73, 2, pp 165-172
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Recent changes in the relationship of the Swedish public with the forest are discussed. By repeating a postal survey after 20 years, changes in the recreational use of forests, and preferences according to suitability of forest sites for outdoor recreation were measured. The main result obtained...

Author(s)
Lindhagen, A.; Hörnsten, L.
Citation
Forestry (Oxford), 2000, 73, 2, pp 143-153
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This study examines parts of holiday makers' own perspectives on some of the central aspects of their holidays, utilizing data from a survey conducted on selected charter flights on their return to Norway from six airports in the Mediterranean countries in the 1989 summer season. 1502 responses...

Author(s)
Jacobsen, J. K. S.
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2000, 27, 2, pp 284-300
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Questionnaire surveys were conducted in Joensuu (spring 1995) and Salo (autumn 1996), Finland, to study the residents' attitudes towards and the perceived benefits related to the use and existence of urban forests. A total of 500 residents between 15 and 75 years of age was randomly chosen. The...

Author(s)
Tyrväinen, L.
Publisher
Academic Press, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Environmental Management, 2001, 62, 1, pp 75-92
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This paper presents results from the first sports-specific sexual abuse study in Denmark in 1997 and 1998. The aim of the study was to focus on the interpersonal relations between coaches and athletes and establish if and where boundaries between acceptable and unacceptable coach behaviour could be ...

Author(s)
Nielsen, J. T.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
International Review for the Sociology of Sport, 2001, 36, 2, pp 165-182

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