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Leisure, Recreation and Tourism Abstracts

Leisure, Recreation and Tourism Abstracts

"Leisure, Recreation and Tourism Abstracts is a printed abstracts database of internationally published research, which brings together information on leisure, recreation, sport, tourism, cultural and hospitality activities, facilities, products and services."

Leisure, Recreation and Tourism Abstracts is a printed abstracts database of internationally published research in leisure, tourism, recreation, hospitality, sport and the cultural industries.

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Leisure, Recreation and Tourism Abstracts is a printed abstracts database of internationally published research, derived from CAB Abstracts that brings together information for those interested in the study and strategic development of leisure, recreation, sport, tourism, cultural and hospitality activities, facilities, products and services.

An enhanced online version is available through the internet resource LeisureTourism which includes a fully searchable 38-year backfile of over 111,000 abstracts, with approximately 9,000 new records added each year.

Leisure, Recreation and Tourism Abstracts is available quarterly in print. Pricing structures are available for subscribers who wish to have both this print abstract journal and the internet resource, LeisureTourism.

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All types of tourism are covered, including:
  • - adventure tourism
    • - business tourism
    • - cultural tourism
    - dark tourism
  • - eco-tourism
    • - farm tourism
    - sport tourism
  • - sex tourism
  • - tourism packages
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  • Arts and entertainment
      • - art galleries, exhibitions
          • - concerts, music and dance
          - cultural industry
        - employment 
          • - home and neighbourhood activities ( hobbies, games, radio and television, reading and learning)
        - marketing
      • - museums, displays and historic buildings
      - policy economics and management (access programmes, participation aspects, funding and sponsorship)
      • - popular culture (culinary heritage, shopping)
      - sociology and psychology of participation and the impact on cultural life
    • - theatre, cinemas and drama
    • - urban regeneration through arts and culture projects
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    • Leisure and recreation
    • - health clubs and leisure centres
    • - libraries
    • - open spaces
    • - playgrounds
    • - public swimming pools
    • - urban parks and gardens
    • - urban regeneration through leisure projects
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    • Sport
    • - all sports (including athletics, ball games, motor sports, winter sports etc.)
    • - arena design and management
        • - economics of sport
        • - education, training and employment ( including physical education)
        - marketing
        • - impact of sport mega-events (e.g. The Olympic Games)- injury epidemiology, health and safety management
        - nature conservation, environmental impacts and sustainability issues
      - organizations and clubs
          • - outdoor activities (walking, camping, climbing)
          - participation management (including hooliganism)
        - spectatorship
      - statistics
    • - sponsorship
      • - studies investigating the health benefits of sport / exercise (on the elderly, children, handicapped persons) and therapeutic recreation
      - use of drugs in sports (if applied to the policy of sport organizations or sport management)
    • - sport psychology (e.g. emotional management, motivation, ethics, eating disorders)
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    Tourism policy and management
    • - accommodation
    • - consumer behaviour, decision making and motivation
    • - destinations and resorts
    - education, training and employment
    • - hotel and hospitality industries
    • - impact of information and communication technology (e-commerce)
    - impacts of tourism on the environment and sustainability resources (sustainability issues, national parks, wilderness areas etc.)
    • - including marketing, advertising and market analysis
      • - participation issues
      - restaurants and bars
  • - sociology of tourism
    • - statistics
    - tour operators and travel agents
  • - tourist attractions
  • - transport
  • - travel medicine (disease transmission and control)
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