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Health and Wellbeing in an Outdoor and Adventure Sports Context

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Carnegie School of Sport, Institute of Physical Activity, Leisure and Sport, Leeds Beckett University, Leeds LS6 3QS, UK
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Carnegie Great Outdoors, Leeds Beckett University, Leeds LS6 3QS, UK
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Carnegie School of Education, Leeds Beckett University, Leeds LS6 3QS, UK
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Discipline of Psychology, Australian College of Applied Psychology, Brisbane, QLD 4000, Australian
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Sports 2020, 8(4), 50; https://doi.org/10.3390/sports8040050
Received: 19 March 2020 / Accepted: 7 April 2020 / Published: 14 April 2020
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Health and Wellbeing in an Outdoor and Adventure Sports Context)
Outdoor and adventure sports (OAS) have been linked to positive health and wellbeing outcomes. This Special Edition brings together cutting-edge research and thought on the implications of this link. An analysis of the papers in this Special Edition reveals important insights into (i) the diverse and powerful outcomes derived from adventure experiences, (ii) how adventure experiences facilitate these outcomes, (iii) how best to design outdoor and adventure experiences. The evidence in this edition indicates a need for a more systematic approach to the inclusion of OAS as important to good health and wellbeing. OAS should be included as part of education, health, policy and planning. View Full-Text
Keywords: wellbeing; outdoor and adventure sports wellbeing; outdoor and adventure sports
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Allan, J.; Hardwell, A.; Kay, C.; Peacock, S.; Hart, M.; Dillon, M.; Brymer, E. Health and Wellbeing in an Outdoor and Adventure Sports Context. Sports 2020, 8, 50. https://doi.org/10.3390/sports8040050

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Allan J, Hardwell A, Kay C, Peacock S, Hart M, Dillon M, Brymer E. Health and Wellbeing in an Outdoor and Adventure Sports Context. Sports. 2020; 8(4):50. https://doi.org/10.3390/sports8040050

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Allan, John, Ashley Hardwell, Chris Kay, Suzanne Peacock, Melissa Hart, Michelle Dillon, and Eric Brymer. 2020. "Health and Wellbeing in an Outdoor and Adventure Sports Context" Sports 8, no. 4: 50. https://doi.org/10.3390/sports8040050

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