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Date Posted Title Summary Description Contributer Source Attachment/Link
Nov. 27, 2013 Concussion This document highlights signs, symptoms, first aid, guidelines for return to normal activities, risk factors and prevention strategies. jrerecich BC Injury Research & Prevention Unit
Oct. 17, 2013 Nature, Childhood, Health and Life Pathways Participating in physical activity and experiencing nature both play an important role in positively influencing our health and wellbeing. There is growing evidence to show that children’s contact with nature and consequent levels of physical activity affects not only their well-being but also their health in later life. admin interdisciplinary Centre for Environment and Society, University of Essex
Oct. 17, 2013 Human Health and Well-Being Motivations and Benefits Associated with Protected Area Experiences: An Opportunity for Transforming Policy and Management in Canada This paper reports the results of a study from two protected areas that identifies visitors’ perceived health and well-being motives and benefits associated with visitation to, and experiences provided by, protected areas. admin Parks The International Journal of Protected Areas and Conservation Issue 18:1 September 2012
May. 8, 2013 The UN Convention as a Basis for Elaborating Rights of Children In Sport admin Journal of Leisurability - Kristine De Martelaer, Paul De Knop, Marc Theeboom, and Lies Van Heddegem
May. 8, 2013 Research and the Management of Campus Recreation Material for this paper was obtained from four sources: past presidents of the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association, past chairpersons of the Research Committee of NIRSA, leading publishers of research in the field of campus recreation in Canada, and the annual proceedings of NIRSA. Information about research was elicited from the first three sources through a questionnaire... admin David O. Matthews University of Illinois
May. 8, 2013 Sites of Meaning, Meaningful Sites? Sport and Recreation for Aboriginal Youth in Inner City Winnipeg, Manitoba In 2002, the City of Winnipeg commissioned a study to find an economical way to repair and replace its infrastructure for sport and recreation. The result was a detailed report, the Public Use Facilities Study. In 2005, the Winnipeg Free Press ran a series of twelve articles that investigated public responses to the plan. In this article, we examine how sport and recreation is discursively... admin Janice Forsyth and Michael Heine
May. 8, 2013 Risk Management Guideline Guidelines for Responsible Recreation Programming admin Vancouver Board of Parks & Recreation
May. 8, 2013 Keeping children safe: rethinking how we design our surroundings Key points • Injury is the leading cause of death among children in the industrialized world, and often involves failure to negotiate a built environment. • Safety should be considered when designing the built environment to substantially reduce injuries and fatalities. • Perceived lack of safety is a major barrier to the use of active modes of transportation such as walking or cycling... admin Andrew W. Howard MD MSc
May. 8, 2013 Guidelines for Developing Public Recreation Facility Standards This is a manual for those who plan, build or develop public recreation facilities in Ontario. It is organized for quick access to the information. It is written in practical terms and provides guidelines for planning these facilities and for deciding their location and frequency. admin Ministry of Culture and Recreation Sports and Fitness Division
May. 8, 2013 A Conceptual Framework for Improving the Accessibility of Fitness and Recreation Facilities for People With Disabilities Access to fitness and recreation facilities is an important issue for people with disabilities. Although policy and legislation have helped to remove various environmental barriers, there remain a substantial number of inaccessible features in fitness and recreation facilities. This article presents an approach for improving the accessibility of fitness and recreation environments that... admin Barth B. Riley, James H. Rimmer, Edward Wang, and William J. Schiller
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