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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".

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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 ...

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

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Historical Evolution of Parks and Recreation. John L. Crompton. (2016). Evolution of the “parks as lungs” metaphor: is it still relevant?. World Leisure Journal, 59(2), 105-123. (Full Text). John L. Crompton (2014). Lessons from nineteenth-century advocacy in the USA for urban parks as antidotes for ill health . World Leisure ...

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May 22, 2017 ... 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 ...

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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.

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RECREATION AND LEISURE. Leisure being a relative luxury in a pioneer community such as early Cleveland, recreation was largely an impromptu, catch- as-catch-can activity. The average national workday of 11 hours no doubt was even higher for many in the frontier milieu of the WESTERN RESERVE . Nevertheless ...

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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 ...

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Feb 9, 2017 ... The historical and philosophical perspectives of leisure, play, recreation, and work have changed dramatically throughout history. These changes in perspective have been elaborated on in many texts. In particular, Goodale and Godbey (1988) take the reader from the days when the main goals of ancient ...