Lifestyles, identity and young people's experiences of mountain biking.

King, K., 2010. Lifestyles, identity and young people's experiences of mountain biking. Project Report. Farnham, Surrey, England: Forest Research .

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It has been widely recognised that, for young people, experiencing the natural environment may hold multiple benefits for well-being and the future development of healthy lifestyles. The Active England programme awarded funding aimed at increasing participation in sport and physical activity at Bedgebury Forest in Kent, with a particular emphasis on young people as a key target group. Mountain biking, as a popular youth sport that often occurs in woodlands, was promoted under the scheme and provides the case study upon which this Note is based.

Item Type:Monograph (Project Report)
Subjects:Geography and Environmental Studies
Arts > Recreation
Arts > Sports
Social Sciences > Tourism
Group:School of Tourism > Centre for Event and Sport Research
ID Code:19016
Deposited By:Dr Katherine King
Deposited On:13 Dec 2011 16:12
Last Modified:07 Mar 2013 15:50

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