The environment, physical activity, recreation and the outdoors

Humberstone, Barbara, Prince, Heather and Mansfield, Lois (2017) The environment, physical activity, recreation and the outdoors. In: Piggin, Joe, Mansfield, Louise and Weed, Mike, (eds.) Routledge handbook of physical activity policy and practice. Routledge International Handbooks . Routledge, Abingdon, UK. Full text not available from this repository.

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This chapter draws attention to theory, policy and practice of the outdoors, the environment and physical activities. It starts with briefly locating policy and practice within tensions highlighted through eco-feminist thoughts, it then points to research that considers the ways in which policy is pertinent in managing these conflicts. The importance of education in promoting sustainable physical activities out of doors is considered in light of current educational policies. Finally, the chapter considers the conflicting demands of key stakeholders on the land whilst considering land management.

Item Type: Book Section
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781138943087
Departments: Academic Departments > Science, Natural Resources & Outdoor Studies (SNROS) > Outdoor Studies
Additional Information: Chapter 14 within book.
Depositing User: Anna Lupton
Date Deposited: 04 Jan 2018 11:32
Last Modified: 05 Jul 2021 11:04
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