Health, parks, recreation, and tourism

Kelly S. Bricker, Jessica Leahy, Dave Smaldone, Andrew Mowen, Chad Pierskalla

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Abstract

Presented by Kelly S. Bricker Over the past few years, there has been increased awareness of the connection between health and outdoor recreation and a proliferation of alliances, partnerships, and statewide efforts to promote the health benefits of outdoor recreation (Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)) [1, 2]. The alliances formed underscore the relevance of outdoor recreation in promoting healthy lifestyles, healthy environments, and healthy communities. As a result, many initiatives are underway to connect the outdoors to a healthier lifestyle. This progressive movement is exemplified by the following cooperative efforts.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHospitality and Health
Subtitle of host publicationIssues and Developments
PublisherApple Academic Press
Pages37-42
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9781466560000
ISBN (Print)9781926692920
StatePublished - Jan 1 2011

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Economics, Econometrics and Finance(all)
  • Business, Management and Accounting(all)

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    Bricker, K. S., Leahy, J., Smaldone, D., Mowen, A., & Pierskalla, C. (2011). Health, parks, recreation, and tourism. In Hospitality and Health: Issues and Developments (pp. 37-42). Apple Academic Press.