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Leisure and recreation. Wk 2 Contemporary studies. THE PHYSICAL ACTIVITY CONTINUUM. Leisure is in the middle of the continuum It has many common characteristics to play Taking into consideration what you know about play, what theoretical elements do you think outline leisure.

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Leisure and recreation

Leisure and recreation

Wk 2

Contemporary studies

Contem Studies yr 12


The physical activity continuum
THE PHYSICAL ACTIVITY CONTINUUM

  • Leisure is in the middle of the continuum

  • It has many common characteristics to play

  • Taking into consideration what you know about play, what theoretical elements do you think outline leisure.

Contem Studies yr 12


Leisure definition
Leisure - definition

  • Leisure is our free time when all obligatory duties have been fulfilled.

  • It can be either passive or active.

  • TASK:

  • List 3 active and 3 passive leisure activities which you may undertake.

Contem Studies yr 12


Recreation definition
Recreation - definition

  • Recreation is active leisure.

  • It is purposeful and is used as a tool for catharsis (stress relief) and promoted relaxation.

Contem Studies yr 12


Consider
Consider :

  • Who is taking part?

  • When is it happening?

  • Where is it taking place?

  • Why are they taking part?

Contem Studies yr 12


Characteristics
Characteristics

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C

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F

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D

OCIAL

REATIVE / CHOICE

PPORTUNITY

REE TIME

SCAPE / ISM

ISCOVERY

Contem Studies yr 12


Leisure is for all
Leisure is for all

  • Leisure encompasses a philosophy of sport for all. There is no elitism or competitive element to it.

  • In fact leisure attempts to involve as many people as possible, regardless of ability (mass participation).

Contem Studies yr 12


Leisure and recreation

With reference to this picture why do you think that less women may be involved in active leisure. (use points from previous slide to help you) [4]

Contem Studies yr 12


What type of leisure
What type of leisure? women may be involved in active leisure. (use points from previous slide to help you) [4]

  • Where you live

  • Culture

  • Age/ gender/ race?

Contem Studies yr 12


Leisure and recreation

Spare time activity women may be involved in active leisure. (use points from previous slide to help you) [4]

Social control

Leisure in the UK

Self realisation

Economic conditions

Contem Studies yr 12