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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Recreation

Recreation is an activity of leisure, leisure being discretionary time. The "need to do something for recreation" is an essential element of human biology and psychology. Recreational activities are often done for enjoyment, amusement, or pleasure and are considered to be "fun".

www.jblearning.com/samples/0763749591/49591_ch03_mclean.pdf

The history of recreation and leisure is a rich tapestry of people, places, events, and social forces, showing the role of religion, education, and government and the customs and values of different cultures, their arts, sport, and pastimes. By becoming familiar with the evolution of our recreation and leisure, we are better able to ...

socialwelfare.library.vcu.edu/youth/recreation-movement-in-the-united-states

Mar 12, 2018 ... This experiment, commonly cited as the beginning of the recreation movement in America, was the direct result of a visit by Dr. Marie Zakrzewska to Berlin where she had observed the children's sand gardens and had later described them to the members of the Massachusetts Emergency and Hygiene ...

www.fi.edu/history-resources/recreation

Explore the history of the bicycle and what led people to develop new technologies that evolved them into the high-tech racing machines we have today.

www.slideshare.net/eetmedia01/3-2-historicaldevelopment-37925443

Aug 12, 2014 ... Lethbridge College TRG1150 - Intro Therapeutic Recreation.

www.historytoday.com/neil-bell/history-and-recreation

On Wednesday August 7th, men and women from all over the world will begin to gather in the fields around Kirby Hall, a half-ruined seventeenth-century house near Kettering in Northamptonshire. There to take part in a huge event called History in Action, they will be the first of an estimated 3,000 historical re-enactors who ...

foresthistory.org/research-explore/us-forest-service-history/policy-and-law/recreation-u-s-forest-service/history-recreation-national-forests-resources

Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1960. Public Law 86–517; Approved June 12, 1960. [PDF]; Carhart, Arthur H. "Historical Development of Outdoor Recreation." Outdoor Recreation Literature: A Survey (Outdoor Recreation Resources Review Council Study Report), 1962: 100-129. U.S. Department of the Interior ...

ezinearticles.com/?The-History-of-Leisure-and-Recreation&id=1450996

Aug 28, 2008 ... When you stop to think about it, humankind has always enjoyed some type of leisure and recreation, so the history of leisure and recreation goes back a very long way. The Romans had the Coliseum, where they watched chariot races and other entertainment. The Greeks had amphitheaters where they ...

recreation.uni.edu/history

The history of physical education, campus recreation and intramural sports activities can be traced back to the early 1890's when then President Seerley contended that the school needed a gymnasium for “proper instruction of students in the laws relating to health and life.” Since 1890, the school had employed women ...