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  • Leisure and recreation
    • Recreation
      • Physical Recreation
        • There are many great activities you could choose
          • These differ between individuals for different reasons
            • Location
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            • Age
              • some recreational activities might suit elderly people, such as bowls
              • younger people might prefer to try something more active and reflects a current trend such as skateboarding
            • Provision and cost
              • there might not be a full range of activities available in your area
              • there might be a cost involved that could prevent you from participating regularly.
        • intrinsic reward rather than extrinsic reward
          • health benefits you would be getting as an individual
            • for pleasure and for a purposeful use of time
      • Lifelong sports
        • Swimming is a good example- many competitions, sessions and clubs are targeted at different age groups to encourage maximum participation
        • to gain the maximum benefit from the use of your leisure time
          • it is best if you are able to continue this activity throughout life
        • People aren't going to be fully active in all their recreation times.
          • however in terms of all health benefits  remaining active is a major feature
      • Outdoor Recreation
        • Such as:
          • Some water based activities
            • sailing, windsurfing and canoeing
              • These activities involve in coping with the environments
                • climbing, fell walking or caving
          • climbing, fell walking or caving
        • Associated with some degree of challemge
    • Leisure
      • Passive Leisure
        • A person does not exert any significant physical or mental energy
        • This causes the most concern amongst many experts
          • These activities do not provide the benefits offered by active leisure activities
            • Most people find these activities to be most relaxing
      • History of Leisure
        • Victorian times
          • Was not really a concept which was considered
            • Workers would
              • have very little spare time
              • Work up to 18 hour shifts
        • More people have more leisure time
        • 'Leisure'
          • Derives from the Latin licre
            • 'to be free'
            • 'to be permitted'
      • Active Leisure
        • These involve exertion of physical or mental energy
          • Often include low-impact physical activities
            • Yoga or walking
              • Expend little energy and have little contact or competition
          • There are also some high-impact activities
            • Aerobics or kick boxing
      • Leisure provision
        • Increasing number of private enterprises
          • A variety of sport related facilities
            • Only operate if
              • if a profit can be made
              • a sufficient demand
        • Location can influence your choices
          • Rural areas generally have less provision than urban areas
        • Local authorities have a legal responsibility to provide leisure services
          • Libraries, swimming pools, playing fields and sports centres
  • sailing, windsurfing and canoeing
    • These activities involve in coping with the environments





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