5.01 Families and couples that share play and leisure are more likely to stay together
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A Miracle in the Outfield: The Benefits of Participation in Organized Baseball Leagues for Children
Parents of children with disabilities believe participation in sport activities enhances motor and psychosocial skills and that participation has a positive impact on the entire family unit.
Access to Recreation for Low-Income Families in Ontario: The Health, Social and Economic Benefits of
A large body of scientific evidence substantiates the health, social and economic benefits of broad participation in recreation programs for low income families, such as:
• Increased appropriate...
Association of father involvement and neighborhood quality with kindergartners’ physical activity: a
“At the child level father-child time and family time doing sports together were positively associated with children’s PA. At the neighborhood level parental perception of a neighborhood’s safety...
Blue Sky Green Space
The benefits of green space provide a very cost effective means of promoting health and well-being, as well as a mechanism for increasing community and citizen involvement in volunteering.
Family Deepening: A Qualitative Inquiry into the Experience of Families Who Participate in Service E
When families engaged in purposive leisure they experience increased communication, enhanced interactions, and improved family cohesion. “Of the families surveyed, 43% volunteered with their family...
Holiday-taking and the sense of well-being
Holiday taking as a form of leisure activity and experience can help individuals to enhance their sense of happiness. This is based upon the premise that going on a vacation represents a distinct...
IMPACT EVALUATION OF MUSEUMS, ARCHIVES AND LIBRARIES: AVAILABLE EVIDENCE PROJECT
"The most compelling evidence of impact of museums, archives and libraries was found to be in the areas of personal development, such as:
• Acquisition of skills;
• Trying new experiences;
Moms Who Kick
"Playing the same sport your child does, women agree, helps you better understand your kid’s challenges. “ “These women believe they are showing their kids a positive role model and sending the...
Physical Activity, Recreation, Leisure, and Sport: Essential Pieces of the Mental Health and Well-be
Leisure activities and contexts provide a myriad of opportunities for taking better care of one’s self, coping with and managing challenging life circumstances, affirming one’s value,...
Quality of life and well-being: Measuring the benefits of culture and sport: Literature review and t
In 2006, Scottish Executive Social Research about what is QOL, what contributes to QOL, and what are the outcomes of QOL states: “... the New Zealand government uses the concept of “cultural...
Reggae to Rachmaninoff: How and why people participate in arts and culture
Five factors merit the attention of arts and cultural leaders because they suggest new participation building strategies:
1. Social and family connections lead to engagement in arts and culture...
Rural recreation lifestyles: Trends in recreation activity patterns and self-reported quality of lif
“The rural activity lifestyles were linked to the quality of life and health of residents, supporting the assumption that there is a connection between the “recreation variable” and quality of life...