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Research exploring the relationship between health and tourism is limited. In particular the effects of illness, prior to and unconnected with tourism, have been infrequently considered. This paper reports the empirical findings of a qualitative study undertaken to explore this. The tourism...

Author(s)
Hunter-Jones, P.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2005, 32, 1, pp 70-92
Abstract

What little work exists on cycling tourism tends to be focused entirely on economic impacts with little coverage of the participants themselves and, furthermore, the coverage looks mainly at 'cycling holidays' of one sort or another with day visits and cycle racing being largely ignored. This paper ...

Author(s)
Bull, C. J.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Sport Tourism, 2006, 11, 3/4, pp 259-274
Abstract

Physical education and sport are often critically evaluated for the potential impact they can have on the development of children, both from the perspective of health and the development of sporting talent. Reflecting these two important goals, this paper presents an evaluation of the efficacy of...

Author(s)
Collins, D.; Martindale, R.; Button, A.; Sowerby, K.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
European Physical Education Review, 2010, 16, 1, pp 7-28
Abstract

A popular and accessible form of adventure recreation, mountain hiking is enjoyed for a wide range of reasons, and different settings offer multifarious attributes that enable mountain bikers' motivations to be satisfied. This article outlines the findings of qualitative research of experienced and ...

Author(s)
Taylor, S.
Publisher
ANZALS (School of Leisure, Sport Tourism), Lindfield, Australia
Citation
Annals of Leisure Research, 2010, 13, 1/2, pp 259-281
Abstract

This paper focuses on exploring yoga tourism as an under researched area where little has been written to date. Yoga tourism is an emergent niche market that can be viewed as a subset of wellness or holistic tourism. Previous research has suggested that it reflects consumers' desire for...

Author(s)
Ali-Knight, J.; Ensor, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2017, 42, 4, pp 484-497