Introduction to Recreation and Leisure 3rd Edition With Web Study Guide (3rd edition)

Introduction to Recreation and Leisure 3rd Edition With Web Study Guide (3rd edition)

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Introduction to Recreation and Leisure, 3rd Edition presents students with the historical, philosophical and social aspects of the industry. The guide boasts contributions from 52 leading professors and professionals in the field. New additions include new editors and contributors, updated chapter content, new chapter sections, web study guide and real world connections that allow students to consider their future career options. The guide covers a variety of topics including recreational sport management, outdoor and adventure recreation, health and wellness and arts and culture.

About Author

Tyler Tapps, PhD, is an assistant professor at Northwest Missouri State University. He received his PhD in health, leisure, and human performance from Oklahoma State University in 2009. In 2015, he was certified as a park and recreation professional by the National Recreation and Park Association, from which he also received the Robert W. Crawford Young Professional Award. He also was awarded the Charles Adam Esslinger Outdoor Recreation Fellowship. Tapps is a military veteran with recreation programming experience in the military. He is a member of the Academy of Leisure Sciences board and is the president of the Leisure Educators section of Missouri Park and Recreation Association. He is also the chair of the Academy of Leisure Science's Future Scholars program. Tapps enjoys running, working out, boating, and spending time with his wife and two sons. Mary Sara Wells, PhD, is an associate professor in the University of Utah's department of parks, recreation, and tourism. She teaches courses in youth development, community recreation, and sport management. Since 2004, Wells has researched sportsmanship issues in youth sport. She has published her research in numerous journals, presented at several national and international conferences, and conducted trainings and evaluations for multiple municipal youth sport agencies across the country.


Part I. Foundations of Recreation and Leisure Chapter 1. Power, Promise, Potential, and Possibilities of Recreation and Leisure Ellen O'Sullivan What If? Welcome to the World of Recreation and Leisure Definitions of Play, Recreation, Leisure, and Flow Recreation and Leisure: Everywhere, Everyone, All the Time Values and Benefits of Recreation and Leisure Recreation and Leisure: The Less Desirable Side Trends in Recreation and Leisure Recreation and Leisure: A Passion, a Pursuit, a Profession Moving On Chapter 2. History of Recreation M. Rebecca Genoe, Douglas Kennedy, Jerome F. Singleton, Tristan Hopper, and Jill Sturts Tracing the Roots of Leisure Development of Recreation in the United States and Canada Current Trends Affecting Recreation and Leisure Similarities Between Canada and the United States Summary Chapter 3. Philosophy and Leisure Donald J. McLean Why Does Philosophy Matter? Metaphysics and Leisure Epistemology and Leisure Logic and Leisure Aesthetics and Leisure Ethics and Leisure Contemporary Philosophy of Leisure Solving Ethical Dilemmas in Leisure Services Summary Chapter 4. Leisure and Recreation for Individuals in Society Juan Tortosa MartInez and Daniel G. Yoder Leisure as a Complex Social Phenomenon Similarity and Diversity in Recreation and Leisure Leisure, Recreation, and Gender Leisure, Recreation, and Sexual Orientation Leisure, Recreation, and Ethnicity and Race Leisure, Recreation, and Religion Leisure, Recreation, and Socioeconomic Status Benefits and Constraints of Leisure Good and Bad Leisure and Recreation Implications for Professionals Summary Part II. Leisure and Recreation as a Multifaceted Delivery System Chapter 5. Leisure Service Delivery Systems David N. Emanuelson Private Sector Private-Sector Leisure Service Delivery Systems Nonprofit Sector Nonprofit-Sector Leisure Service Delivery Systems Public Sector Municipal Public-Sector Leisure Service Delivery Systems Professional Preparation for Leisure Service Delivery Professional Accreditation Summary Chapter 6. Parks and Protected Areas in Canada and the United States Paul F.J. Eagles and Jeffrey C. Hallo History of Parks in Canada Park Systems of Canada History of Parks in the United States Park Systems of the United States International Treaties and Protected Area Designations and Parks Comparing Canada and the United States Career Opportunities Challenges and Trends for the 21st Century Summary Chapter 7. Public Recreation Public Parks and Recreation in the United States and Canada Susan Markham-Starr and Mary Sara Wells Historical Overview of Public Recreation in the United States Historical Overview of Public Recreation in Canada Delivery Systems in Public Recreation Partnerships: Connections to the Community Faces of Public Recreation Chameleon Profession: Ever Changing Societal Issues and Needs Political Realities: No Pain, No Gain Benefits of Recreation Summary Inclusive Recreation Terry Long Building Blocks of Inclusion Defining Inclusion Specialized Programs Chapter 8. Nonprofit Sector Robert F. Ashcraft Nonprofit Sector in the United States and Canada Types of National and Community-Based Nonprofit Recreation Organizations Professionals in Nonprofit Organizations Challenges and Opportunities for the Future Summary Chapter 9. For-Profit Sector: Recreation, Event, and Tourism Enterprises Robert E. Pfister and Patrick T. Tierney Attributes of For-Profit Services RET Industry Model Considering an RET Career Trends and Challenges Summary Chapter 10. Therapeutic Recreation Frances Stavola Daly and Robin Kunstler Defining Therapeutic Recreation History of Therapeutic Recreation Therapeutic Recreation Settings and Services Therapeutic Recreation Practice Models Therapeutic Recreation Process Professionalism Your Future in Therapeutic Recreation Trends for the 21st Century Summary Chapter 11. Unique Groups Campus Recreation Amanda Deml and Tiffany Lundy History of Campus Recreation Organizational Structure Benefits Career Opportunities Trends in Campus Recreation Summary Correctional Recreation Timothy Baghurst and Tyler Tapps Introduction to the Correctional System Types of Correction Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Correctional Recreation Recreation Programming Correctional Recreation Professionals Trends and Issues Summary Faith-Based Recreation John Byl and David Kahan Differences Within Faith Traditions Differences Among Faith Traditions Judaism and Christianity and the National Recreation and Park Association Three Pillars Employment in Faith-Based Recreation Summary Worksite Recreation and Health Promotion Janet M. Bartnik and Jeffrey Ferguson Corporate Wellness and Health Promotion History of Worksite Wellness Community Health, Population Health, and Individual Health Benefits of Corporate Wellness and Health Promotion Programs Wellness and Health Promotion Program Planning and Operation Wellness and Health Promotion: Other Program Types Trends Career Preparation Summary Recreation in the Armed Forces Ryan Cane and Diane Blankenship History Military Versus Civilian Recreation U.S. Armed Forces Canadian Armed Forces Military Recreation Program Areas Employment Opportunities Summary Chapter 12. Leisure and Recreation Across the Life Span Tyler Tapps and Timothy Baghurst Leisure Functions Across the Life Span Infancy Childhood Adolescence Adulthood Generation Effect Summary Part III. Delivering Recreation and Leisure Services Chapter 13. Program Delivery System Diane C. Blankenship Program Delivery History Mission and Outcomes Leadership Within the Program Delivery System Program Classification Program Formats Summary Chapter 14. Recreational Sport Management H. Joey Gray and Robert J. Barcelona Examining Sport Management From a Recreational Perspective Defining Recreational Sport Five Programming Areas of Recreational Sport Management Scope of Participation in Recreational Sport Trends in Recreational Sport Management International Participation in Recreational Sport Career Opportunities Summary Chapter 15. Health, Wellness, and Quality of Life Matthew Symonds, Rhonda Cross Beemer, and Terrance Robertson Personal Health The Wellness Perspective Quality of Life, Health, and Healthy Communities History in the Making: Healthy Communities Career Opportunities Summary Chapter 16. Outdoor and Adventure Recreation Bruce Martin, Garrett Hutson, and Marni Goldenberg Definitions of Outdoor and Adventure Recreation Terms History of Outdoor and Adventure Recreation in Canada and the United States Settings and Delivery Systems Contemporary Trends and Issues in Outdoor and Adventure Recreation Summary Chapter 17. Arts and Culture Julie Voelker-Morris Types of Arts and Cultural Experiences in Recreation and Leisure Overview of Types of Organizations and Roles Available Participation in Arts and Culture Activities Benefits of Arts and Cultural Recreation Opportunities Contemporary Trends for Recreation Professionals Who Implement Arts and Culture Activities Summary Chapter 18. The Nature of Recreation and Leisure as a Profession Denise M. Anderson and Tracy L. Mainieri Value of the Profession and Benefits to the Professional Characteristics of the Recreation and Leisure Services Profession Nature of the Profession Career Planning Career Positioning: A Nine-Step Process Changes in the Field: Taste the Excitement Summary Chapter 19. International Perspectives on Recreation and Leisure International Perspectives: Sustainability and Ecotourism Richard R. Jurin and Diane Gaede Sustainability International Overview International Organizations Ecotourism and Nature Travel Recreation, Tourism, and Leisure Development and Advocacy Summary Recreation and Leisure in Brazil Arianne C. Reis and Alcyane Marinho Historical Development of Recreation and Leisure in Brazil Types of Sectors, Segments, and Services Demand and Future Growth Trends and Issues Summary Recreation and Leisure in China Jinyang Deng and Huimei Liu A Brief History of China's Leisure Development Recreation Opportunities in China Challenges and Trends for the Future Summary Recreation in Nigeria Franz U. Atare and Felicia S. Ekpu Historical Development of Recreation and Leisure in Nigeria Settings, Organization, and Structures Diverse Populations and Their Interests Challenges, Issues, and Future Trends Summary

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  • ISBN13: 9781492543121
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 496
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  • ISBN10: 1492543128
  • edition: 3rd edition

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