Leisure, Health, and Wellness - Print

Making the Connections

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Pages: 508

Dimensions: 9 × 6 × 1 in

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Leisure, Health, and Wellness reflects the story of how parks, recreation, and leisure studies contribute to the health and well-being of individuals, families, communities, and societies.

This book details the value of leisure in relation to a variety of topics such as physical, social, cognitive, and spiritual health; stress reduction; socioeconomic status, and family wellness.

The editors have taught at the higher education level; have published numerous journal articles; and have been highly involved in international organizations concerned with leisure, tourism, and sport. The scholars and practitioners who have contributed to this book have played a significant role in building bridges and advancing the knowledge base related to leisure, health, and wellness, and their interconnections.