Leisure and the Life Span

Leisure and the Life Span - C. Adults D. Older Adults V....

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Leisure and the Life Span I. Life Span Approaches A. Core Plus Balance 1. There is a persistent core and a balancing variety in our pastimes across the life span. 2. The persistent “core” of leisure interests represents continuity in leisure. (ex. watching television, playing cards, reading for pleasure) 3. To “balance” our core pastimes, we seek variety, activities which change as we grow older. (ex. playing a jump rope as a child, jogging as an adult, and gardening as an older adult) B. Unconditional and Conditional Leisure C. Familiarity and Novelty in Leisure II. Physical Development A. Children B. Adolescents C. Adults D. Older Adults III. Emotional Development A. Children B. Adolescents C. Adults D. Older Adults IV. Intellectual Development A. Children B. Adolescents
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Unformatted text preview: C. Adults D. Older Adults V. Social Development A. Children B. Adolescents C. Adults D. Older Adults VI. Theories of Aging A. Disengagement Theory Older people and the rest of society pull away from each other voluntarily, a mutual separation. B. Activity Theory Older people and the rest f society pull away from each other, but the separation is not mutual; older people would remain in the mainstream if allowed. C. Continuity Theory If you are active when you are young, you will be active when you are old; if you are inactive when you are young, you will be inactive when you are old. VII. The De-Aging or Down-Aging Phenomenon in America Adults engage in activities typically associated with earlier stages in their lives....
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