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    Leisure Participation

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    because it is focused on the leisure and social participation in children diagnosed with Down syndrome. The purpose of this study was to describe leisure participation for school-aged children with Down syndrome and to investigate how factors, classified by the World Health Organization’s International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health, influence their leisure participation (Oates, Bebbington, Bourke, Girdler, & Leonard, 2011, p. 1881). Leisure participation was determined by categorizing it as participation in friendships, friendship interactions per week, and participation in sports and hobbies (Oates, Bebbington, Bourke, Girdler, & Leonard, 2011, p. 1882). This study will be beneficial…

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    Leisure And Stress

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    The purpose of this research is to find a the relationship between performing leisure activities and the amount of perceived stress. Maintaining good physical and mental health through forms of self-care is important to managing stress effectively. The participants in this study were made up of 8 males and 21 females. The participants of this study were asked to fill out a survey asking about their stress levels and the frequency of listed activities they do leisurely per week. It was…

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    Leisure Portfolio

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    Leisure Portfolio Mark Nyenhuis Leisure is a very important aspect in a person’s day to day life. Leisure is a way for a person to help develop as a professional, become more cultured, be active in the community, and improve communication skills, just to name a few. In addition, recreation and leisure is the way many people destress, and separate themselves from the stressful workplace.1 In conclusion, recreation and leisure is a very critical aspect of one’s life, and should be well…

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    The important social factors that lead to the growth of recreation and leisure are the following: An increase in gross national product and household income plays an important role in recreational growth. According to Kraus, over $500 billion was spent on recreation in late 1990’s. Since there is an increase in earnings, it is expected to see an increase in spending by a family that is earning more due economic growth of the nation. There’s more disposable income which a family can spend on…

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    4. The Outdoor Leisure Participants (Demand) 4.1. The Consumer Economic analysis of the demand for a commodity normally takes as its starting point the relationship between the quantity demand, the price of the commodity and the income of the consumers. For outdoor leisure commodities, however, the resources available to the consumer are wider than simply his or her income. To enjoy leisure commodities consumers need time, and for some consumers the lack of availability of time is a bigger…

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    Leisure has been discerning as a necessity to everyone 's life. Due to work, people needs to relax themselves physically and emotionally ones in a while. According to Harris(2005). Leisure plays a significant role in the achievement of each of us. Harris(2005). It is an interest of a person that deals with in their spare time away from productiveness related with these activities. Leisure time is where we can forget all the stressing work that we do in our daily life and just enjoy ourselves.…

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    By reading Josef Pieper’s “Work, Spare Time, and Leisure” I learned that those terms are three possible ways to describe and divide up one’s time. Work is when you go to your job or whatever means you have to make money. Spare time can be defined in two ways, negatively and positively. To define something negatively, you say what it is not and spare time is the time that you are not working, this is the time most often spent resting to get back to work. But defining spare time positively means…

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    For years theologians have argued that technology is leading to an overload of man’s mind; many people focus so much on their studies that they leave one of man’s most luxurious past-times: leisure. “The root problem, he claims, is that the culture has lost the practice of leisure. On the face of it, then, Pieper appears to be worrying that people are in danger of working themselves into a workaholic frenzy and at risk of losing their weekends, vacation and rerecreation time” (No Time to Think,…

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    As we have learned physical activity is everywhere in life and we are constantly doing it. Whether it be walking, running, lifting, physical activity is something we do most of our time. Though physical activity can be either enjoyable or dreadful depending on what you are doing. There are those that have leisure time in doing physical activity like swimming, yoga, dance , and other things that just relaxes the body as well as being a fun activity to do. For me personally physical activity has…

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    The essay entitled “Enjoyment as an Alternative to Materialism” asserts materialism as being a destructive force to our overall well-being, more specifically, as being mentally and environmentally harmful. The essay discusses how happiness, or the key term of “flow”, is intrinsically valuable and can be derived internally, without any monetary cost, by choosing activities and experiences over purchasing more superfluous items. Additionally, the author Csikszentmihalyi discusses how leisure time…

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