Arts and Recreation

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Posted: June 8, 2014

Benefits and Challenges of Participating in a Social Recreation Group…

Elaine Moody

This qualitative study explored the impact of a community-based social recreation group for people with early dementia, focusing on experiences and perceptions of the participants themselves. Phinney A and Moody E (2011). Leisure Connections: Benefits and Challenges of Participating in a Social Recreation Group for People With Early Dementia. Activities, Adaptation & Aging. 35(2). pp…. Read more »

Posted: May 1, 2014

Activity, exercise and the planning and design of outdoor spaces

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This paper reviews research into the relationships between attributes of outdoor environments and levels of activity and exercise in populations using those environments. It takes an environmental designer’s view of relevant and effective research and research approaches that can provide evidence for policy and practice. Ward Thompson, C. 2013. ‘Activity, exercise and the planning and… Read more »