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Objective: To investigate whether the Victorian mandatory personal flotation device wearing regulations that came into effect on 1 December 2005 reduced drowning deaths among recreational boaters in Victoria, Australia. Design: A retrospective population-based 'before and after' study using...

Author(s)
Bugeja, L.; Cassell, E.; Brodie, L. R.; Walter, S. J.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Injury Prevention, 2014, 20, 6, pp 387-392
Abstract

This 4th edition continues to identify and organize the infectious risks associated with leisure time activities. Every chapter from the previous edition on infections associated with water recreation in marine, freshwater and man-made aquatic environments, camping, gardening, pets, sports, travel, ...

Author(s)
Schlossberg, D.
Publisher
ASM Press, Washington, USA
Citation
Infections of leisure, 2009, Ed.4, pp vii-xv + 431 pp.
Abstract

Background. Over the past decade, visitors to Alaska have spent increasing amounts of time engaged in water-based recreational activities aboard vessels of various sizes. Serious vessel-related injuries to travelers in Alaska involve not only medical care from unfamiliar health care providers and...

Author(s)
Hudson, D.; Nilsen, P.; Dahl, E.; Mode, N.; Ekman, R.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2006, 13, 2, pp 67-72
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Cover for European waterways as a source of leisure and recreation.

This chapter uses examples from a variety of European waterways and their immediate surroundings to present an overview of activities that are both water- and land-based and which collectively constitute Europe's river tourism sector. Potential threats to river and canal tourism are also discussed. ...

Author(s)
Erfurt-Cooper, P.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934682)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Australia is promoted as an international holiday destination which offers a wide range of activities in the area of marine tourism. The country's destinations typically promote their coastal landscapes and emphasize active participation in recreational activities, such as swimming and other...

Author(s)
Wilks, J.; Atherton, T.
Citation
Journal of Tourism Studies, 1994, 5, 2, pp 2-16