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  1. 1. Unit 3 – Leisure and Recreation<br />
  2. 2. Aims and Objectives<br />Consider what is actually meant by leisure time<br />Consider the choices individuals have about how they make use of their leisure time<br />Consider the benefits to be gained by becoming involved in leisure activities<br />Consider what recreation and recreation time are<br />
  3. 3. Aims and Objectives Cont...<br />Look at the different recreation types and options available<br />Consider the link between recreation and leisure and the benefits too be gained by being active.<br />
  4. 4. 3.1 - Leisure<br />The time that YOU can choose what YOU do!<br /> There needs to be a balance in life between the following things:<br />Work/School<br />Eat<br />Sleep<br />Hygiene maintenance <br />
  5. 5. 3.1 - Task<br /> How much leisure time do you have?<br /> Using the grid provided divide up your week into 15 minute segments. Colour code the different activities that occur during your week.<br />Sleep Eat School Sports Free Time<br />Other Commitments<br />
  6. 6. Active Leisure<br />Taking part in activities that involve exertion of physical and mental energy<br />Often low impact activities such as YOGA or WALKING.<br />Have very little contact or competition<br />Can be high impact such as AEROBICS or KICK BOXING.<br />
  7. 7. Passive Leisure<br />This includes activities where a person does not exert any significant physical or mental energy, CINEMA, WATCHING TV or PLAYING VIDEO GAMES<br />
  8. 8. Leisure Provision<br />Local authorities have a legal responsibility to provide leisure services.<br />Libraries<br />Swimming pools<br />Playing fields<br />Sports centres<br />
  9. 9. Private Enterprises<br /> These are private companies that run sports facilities and are operated for profit.<br /> Fitness First<br />Oasis<br />Bannatynes<br /> Location can be important as rural areas have less provision compared to urban areas<br />
  10. 10. Key Terms<br /> Low Impact – not strenuous with little or no pressure on the joints<br />Private Enterprise – A privately owned business motivated by profit<br /> Rural Area – An area outside of a city or town<br /> Urban Area – A town or a city<br />
  11. 11. 3.2 - Recreation<br /> Recreation can mean just relaxing and enjoying yourself, but it is increasingly being used to mean doing something that is active and healthy.<br />
  12. 12. Physical Recreation<br /> Participate for intrinsic reward rather than extrinsic reward.<br /> Many activities to choose from and they differ for the following reasons:<br />
  13. 13. Age<br />Some recreational activities may suit elderly people such as bowls whereas younger people may like to try something which is more active or that reflects current trends such as free running.<br />
  14. 14. Location<br />You may be interested in taking up Surfing as an activity but if you do not live near a surf beach it will be difficult, as is snow boarding without any snow!<br />
  15. 15. Provision and Cost<br />There might not be a full range of activities in your area and even if there were they may be a cost involved that stops you from taking part regularly.<br />
  16. 16. Outdoor Recreation<br />These activities are associated with some degree of challenge<br />Climbing<br />Fell Walking<br />Caving<br />Some water based activities<br />Sailing, Wind Surfing<br />
  17. 17. Life Long Sports<br />It is always good to involve yourself in a sport that you can carry on throughout life. Many sports organisations encourage this by making arrangements for different age groups.<br />Swimming is a good example<br />
  18. 18. Key Terms<br /> Intrinsic Reward – Something that gives a person or individual an internal satisfaction derived from doing something well<br /> Extrinsic Reward – Something that is done for a particular reward that is visible to others<br />
  19. 19. Exam Questions<br />Which of the following would not be considered to be an active leisure activity?<br />Visiting the Library<br />Attending a Yoga Class<br />Rambling<br />Attending an aerobics class<br />What is leisure time?<br />
  20. 20. What is meant by a low impact activity?<br />Describe three different passive leisure activities<br />What problems might someone who lives in a rural area experience compared to someone living in an urban area when it comes to accessing provisions?<br />What is meant by recreation?<br />What is meant by intrinsic reward?<br />What is meant by extrinsic reward?<br />
  21. 21. What sort of physical recreation activity is an elderly person more likely to get involved in?<br />What is meant by a trend? Describe a popular current trend.<br />Describe the leisure and recreation facilities that are likely to be avaliable in a typical community.<br />Describe two different challenging outdoor activities.<br />What are the benefits that are likely to come about through following a lifelong sporting interest?<br />