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|
|Deposited By:||Dr Katherine King|
|Deposited On:||13 Dec 2011 16:12|
|Last Modified:||07 Mar 2013 15:50|
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