What are Healthy People 2010 and Healthy Campus 2010: Making It Happen? Comprehensive sets of national health objectives for the decade Developed by a collaborative process Designed to measure progress over time Public and college health documents that ar
One of the 11 benefits noted in chapter 2: the value of having fun/
What is commitment in leisure
o High investment leisure
o Source of personal identity
o Source of meaning in life
o Leisure as a central life interest
o A stron
Leisure, recreation and the individual
Life span perspectives
Periods of ebbs and flow
Periods of structure building and structure changing
Chang is marked by times of stability and transition
Leisure life span
Leisure that occupies people mo
The process of effective learning
The discovery experience
Assessment and evaluation
What are learning objectives?
The discovery experience
Knowledge ins confirmed
What is the geographical significance of leisure?
How is leisure expressed in space?
How is leisure expressed in place?
What is the future of leisure geography?
Leisure expression based on geography
Chapter 9: taboo leisure
Godbeys model for good leisure
Wholesome and dark
The distinction of deviance lies in societys perspective
Taboo: restrictions of a behavior based on tradition
Chapter 4: leisure throughout the cycle of life
Well-being is a dynamic process that ensures people:
1. Process a sense of individual vitality
2. Are able to undertake activities that are:
o Promote competence and autonomy
Chapter 1: leisure
Leisure is universal
Difficult to define leisure
Different then recreation
Bottom-up ant Top-Down definitions
o Ethnographic- based on the experience
o Expert seeking to define leisure
Conditions for leisure
o Leisure as tim
Chapter 2: what makes leisure fun?
Benefits or explanations of leisure: what makes it fun & enjoyable?
o Freedom of choice
o Ideal leisure exist when it is a state of mind
o Intrinsic reward
o Freedom from(lowest form) vs Fredom to (highest for
Chapter 3: explaining leisure behavior
Theories explaining leisure behavior
Theory- plausible set of principles used to explain some behavior or event
Philosophy- beliefs about morals, character, and behavior.
Theory- what is
Leisure, Play and
Leisure and Lifestyle Well-Being
Greg Farris, MS.Ed., M.Ed.
Historical differences (ex. sun tan) Leisure's four basic contexts
time activities state of existence state of mind
Time where we have greater freedom to do what we w
RECREATION & LEISURE SERVICES DIVISION RLS 2388 Leisure and Lifestyle Well-Being Grading Points will be accumulated over the course of the semester. Points will be given for the following tasks: See assignment sheet (on BlackBoard) for details on specific
To review of outdoor recreation related definitions
To gain insight into the historical development of the term
To explore areas
Involvement in outdoor recreation can be traced back nearly a century.