...Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.Hiking is an exhilarating outdoor activity enjoyed by thousands of people every day. Defined simply as an extended walk, hiking has provided people of all ages...
Jeff Steffen, PhD, is a professor in exercise and sport science at the University of Wisconsin at La Crosse (UWL). He has worked in outdoor physical education for more than 20 years, and over that time he has developed and supervised numerous outdoor programs while having the opportunity to influence both practicing and prospective teachers. He has many publications in outdoor physical education, and has presented at conferences and workshops on outdoor topics. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
Jim Stiehl, PhD, is a professor in the School of Sport and Exercise Science at the University of Northern Colorado. He has more than 30 years of experience working with kids and teachers and has experienced the successes and pitfalls of change, challenge, and choice with a variety of youngsters. Dr. Stiehl was Faculty Member of the Year in the College of Health and Human Sciences at the University of Northern Colorado in 2005, and he received the Scholar Award from the Central District of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD) in 1993. He also was a co-recipient of a Research Writing Award from AAHPERD in 1991, and he is past chair of AAHPERD's council on outdoor education. During his professional career, Dr. Stiehl has taught physical education as well as elementary and special education classes. His favorite leisure activities are mountaineering, backpacking, rock climbing, and cycling. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
...Those who wander aren’t necessarily lost.For centuries, wanderers searching for adventure have plotted and plodded from point to point, on land and water, using the tools available for their times: sun, stars, astrolabes, gyroscopes...
Sport in America: From Colonial Leisure to Celebrity Figures and Globalization
Human Kinetics, 2010
... as lazy, self-gratifying, and depraved.See Philip M. Hoose, Necessities: Racial Barriers in American Sports (New York, 1989); Richard Lap-chick, Five Minutes to Midnight: Race and Sport in the 1990s (Lanhani, 1991); Kenneth L. Shropshire,...
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