"Leisure is everywhere, but its impact on people's lives is often overlooked. Leisure is more than “doing nothing” or “hanging out.” It has implications for society, affecting economics, politics, business, health, and the environment. On an individual level, it offers multiple opportunities for personal growth and development. And it contributes to a better quality of life for individuals and communities as a whole. With Dimensions of Leisure for Life: Individuals and Society, students will learn to understand and appreciate leisure and explore the ways that their leisure choices can help them lead happier, more balanced lives both now and in the future. ... With contributions from ...
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This updated edition features three new chapters and current research findings. Topics include prenatal growth and functional development, motor development, thermoregulation, obesity in childhood and adolescence and more.
The HIIT Advantage offers dozens of exercises and 19 complete workouts to help incinerate fat, shape and strengthen the lower and upper body, and build core strength. An online video library provides clips demonstrating key exercises plus a complete workout that combines exercises for maximum results.
"Introduction to Recreation and Leisure, Second Edition," is a textbook designed for an initial undergraduate course in a recreation and leisure program. With its 21st-century views of recreation and leisure services, it incorporates indicators for future directions in the field and presents international perspectives as well as career opportunites in recreation and leisure. A new web resource is included.
Developing and promoting quality physical education is part inspiration, part tool kit, and part textbook. A wealth of examples of assessments, lesson plans, curricula, and more to use as advocacy tools. Plenty of ready-to-use worksheets, handouts, reproducibles, and key links.
Instruction in all the essentials - from stringing the bow through the anchor to learning aim, grip, and release - will put your technique right on the mark. Sequential instructions and accompanying photographs will guide your execution through every phase of the shot.