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Introduction to Outdoor Pursuits

Jeff Steffen

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.

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Jim Stiehl

Jim Stiehl, PhD, is a professor in the school of sport and exercise science at the University of Northern Colorado (UNC) in Greeley. Like Steffen, Stiehl has more than 20 years of outdoor physical education experience, as well as experience in developing and supervising outdoor programs. He has authored other outdoor titles and presented at workshops and conferences on a variety of outdoor topics. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Teaching Lifetime Outdoor Pursuits

Human Kinetics, 2010

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... Steffen, 2003). Although outdoor and adventure programs have existed for almost a century (Neill, 2004; Outward Bound, 2006), recognition and support by the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) has brought about...

Mountain Biking

Teaching Lifetime Outdoor Pursuits

Human Kinetics, 2010

Ebook

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...The first mountain bike ride we went on we got caked with mud. The students said, “Let’s go give Mr. Smith (the school’s principal) a hug.” We went to the front of the school and they ran into the front office. They had just carpeted...

Orienteering and Geocaching

Daniel L. Chase

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Jeff Steffen

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.

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Jim Stiehl

Jim Stiehl, PhD, is a professor in the school of sport and exercise science at the University of Northern Colorado (UNC) in Greeley. Like Steffen, Stiehl has more than 20 years of outdoor physical education experience, as well as experience in developing and supervising outdoor programs. He has authored other outdoor titles and presented at workshops and conferences on a variety of outdoor topics. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Teaching Lifetime Outdoor Pursuits

Human Kinetics, 2010

Ebook

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...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...