Tag Archives: outdoor recreation

Health Promotion of Youth through Outdoor Recreation

by Alec G. Youth populations in current generations are spending more time in structured sport programs than ever before.  At the same time, we are seeing an increase in sedentary lifestyles in youth.  This is because youth often see sport … Continue reading

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Unplug the Phone and Plug in the Wilderness

by Taylor H. I want you to think back to when you were a kid. What did you do for fun? Where did you play? Where were your parents while you were playing? If your childhood was anything like mine, … Continue reading

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The Lost Frontier

by Peter R. When I was a child, most of my fondest memories came outdoors. Pictures of my many cousins and I playing outside for hours before family dinners, in our grandparents’ expansive yard, will always stay with me. Jailbreak … Continue reading

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Outside Playin’ is What I’m Sayin’!

by Hannah V. When we think of health services we often imagine doctors, nurses, medications, and hospitals. What if there was a remedy to some of todays most common health issues that is not a new magical medical advancement? I’m … Continue reading

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