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Moments like diamonds in space: savoring the ageing process through positive engagement with adventure sports
(Taylor and Francis, 2016-10-07)
There are over 10 million people in the United Kingdom aged over 65, a figure predicted to double by 2050. Despite calls for the outdoors to be a focus for health-related physical activity younger adults still tend to be ...
Sights and insights: Vocational outdoor students’ learning through and about reflective practice in the workplace
(Outdoor Council of Australia/Outdoor Education Australia., 2016-04-01)
Outdoor leader and adventure sport education in the United Kingdom has been characterized by an over-emphasis on technical skills at the expense of equally important, but often marginalized intra- and inter-personal skills ...
Beyond learning by doing: an exploration of critical incidents in outdoor leadership education
(Taylor and Francis, 2015-08-03)
This paper argues that outdoor leader education and training is characterized by the development of procedural skills at the expense of crucial but usually ignored nontechnical skills (e.g. contextualized decision-making ...
Doing the plastic fantastic: ‘artificial’ adventure and older adult climbers
(Taylor and Francis, 2017-03-27)
The aim of this paper is to determine the perceptions and experiences of climbing at artificial climbing walls (ACWs) as undertaken by a cohort of ‘young-old’ people (circa 65-75). The engagement of older people in outdoor ...