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Chapter 1 notes

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Chapter 1 notes RECR110

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All of the information gone over in class regarding chapter 1
Intro to Recreation
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Recreation, Leisure
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This 1 page Class Notes was uploaded by Halia vankirk on Wednesday September 21, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to RECR110 at Lock Haven University taught by Dombroski in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 11 views. For similar materials see Intro to Recreation in Recreation Management at Lock Haven University.

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Date Created: 09/21/16
Intro to Recreation Chapter 1 – Overview and Contemporary Society  Life satisfaction – Sense of wellbeing, happiness, or having quality life experiences o Leisure behavior is one of the most important determinants of life satisfaction and wellbeing  Service sector – Produce intangible products o Ex – Doctor, Lawyer, Therapy, Library, YMCA, Leisure o Began in the US in the early 1900’s as a byproduct of the industrial era  Changes in society that affect recreation service delivery o Family Structure o Climate Change o Poverty rate and widening gap between wealthy and poor in the US o Increasing women in the workforce o Baby boomer generation (Born 1946-1964) o Generation Y ( Born 1979-2001) o Clean water and other environmental issues  The Us has an urban value system o Conspicuous consumption o Lack of time o Work Ethic o Leisure must be earned


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