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Chapter 1 presentation slides edex

  1. 1. Chapter 1 The development of active leisure and recreation
  2. 2. Learning outcomes: <ul><li>know and understand the four basic requirements for physical activity </li></ul><ul><li>define the concepts of leisure and recreation </li></ul><ul><li>know the current trends in terms of active leisure and recreation and factors that affect them </li></ul><ul><li>know the initiatives designed by the various governing and sporting bodies to increase grass roots mass participation </li></ul><ul><li>know the main contemporary concerns </li></ul>
  3. 3. Requirements for participation: <ul><li>fitness </li></ul><ul><li>ability </li></ul><ul><li>resources </li></ul><ul><li>time </li></ul>
  4. 4. Definitions: <ul><li>Leisure is defined as a period of time spent out of work and essential domestic activity. </li></ul><ul><li>Recreation is defined as the use of time in a manner designed for therapeutic refreshment of one’s body or mind. </li></ul><ul><li>While leisure is more like a form of entertainment or rest, recreation is active (in a refreshing and diverting manner). </li></ul>
  5. 5. Contemporary concerns: <ul><li>obesity </li></ul><ul><li>coronary heart disease </li></ul><ul><li>high blood pressure </li></ul><ul><li>metabolic syndrome </li></ul><ul><li>sedentary lifestyles (activity patterns) </li></ul><ul><li>ageing population </li></ul>

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