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1. Gardens around the world, 2013-2019.

This chapter gives a selected appraisal of garden tourism around the world in terms of garden numbers, number of visitors, and growth. It updates numbers and development of garden tourism and contains a brief appraisal of how garden tourism has grown, or not grown, in the prior five years.

Author(s) : Benfield, R. W.

Book chapter : New directions in garden tourism 2021 pp.16-32

2. Using social media to assess recreation across urban green spaces in times of abrupt change.

For most of the world's population, urban green spaces (UGS) offer the easiest form of contact with nature. Such environments deliver a wide variety of Recreational Ecosystem Services (RES) to visitors. This paper explores RES delivery in different types of UGS, differentiated with respect to their ...

Author(s) : Grzyb, T.; Kulczyk, S.; Derek, M.; Wozniak, E.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Ecosystem Services 2021 Vol.49

3. Evaluating mental illness-substance abuse stigmatic perceptions through education: a library-nursing initiative.

In this library-nursing initiative, the goal was to identify any changes in stigmatic perceptions among public library staff regarding mental health and substance abuse, post 3-day educational sessions. A total of n = 37 library staff participated in this project and attended all three educational...

Author(s) : Driscoll, D.; Mathew, L.; Engelhardt, D.; Moran-Peters, J.; Eckardt, S.

Publisher : Wiley, Boston, USA

Journal article : Public Health Nursing 2021 Vol.38 No.5 pp.850-855

4. Next generation solar power plants? A comparative analysis of frontrunner solar landscapes in Europe.

Solar power plants transform the existing landscape. This landscape change raises concerns about visual impact, land use competition and the end-of-life stage of solar power plants. Existing research stresses the need to address these concerns, arguing for a combined spatial arrangement of solar...

Author(s) : Oudes, D.; Stremke, S.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 2021 Vol.145 ref.65

5. An integrated model for stadium atmosphere and stadium attachment: an empirical test in two baseball stadium contexts.

Synthesizing several streams of theoretical reasoning such as attribution theory, cue-utilization theory, and place attachment, the purposes of this study were to (1) develop a new theoretical model integrating key atmospheric stimuli and the two dimensions of stadium attachment (stadium identity...

Author(s) : Yoshida, M.; Gordon, B. S.; Nakazawa, M.; Yoshioka, N.

Publisher : Fitness Information Technology, Inc., Morgantown, USA

Journal article : Sport Marketing Quarterly 2021 Vol.30 No.2

6. A profession-based learning approach to teaching contemporary parks and recreation students.

Myllykangas postulated that students studying various careers within the parks and recreation profession might prefer a certain learning style, which is, often the case, different from the teaching style used by the faculty. In order to address learning styles of students, it is essential to be...

Author(s) : Hallmon, A. W.; Myllykangas, S. A.; Nagata, S.

Publisher : Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA

Journal article : SCHOLE: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education 2021 Vol.36 No.1/2 pp.105-112 ref.27

7. Development of a measurement scale for residents' attitudes toward leisure activities in urban parks.

Urban parks are regarded as important areas for city residents to conduct daily leisure activities. Lately, urban park activities have been receiving more attention from both academics and practitioners. The purpose of this study is to establish a scale that measures Shantou residents' attitudes...

Author(s) : Fan YuLan; Luo JianMing

Publisher : Elsevier, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism 2021 Vol.33 ref.many

8. Doubles, drops and ditches: deconstructing the art of the mountain bike trail-builder.

Mountain biking's sustained popularity determines a need for greater purpose-built infrastructure as a stage for riders' performance, even if these domesticated spaces may create a rather inauthentic experience compared to the challenges of the 'great outdoors'. While ever more bike parks and trail ...

Author(s) : Taylor, S.; Sand, M.

Publisher : Elsevier, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism 2021 Vol.33 ref.many

9. Product diversification and isomorphism: the case of ski resorts and "me-too" innovation.

Many ski-lift operators are trying to diversify their business by opening summer parks and in so doing, to reposition their resorts as year-round destinations. Almost half of ski-lift operators in Tyrol introduced such parks in the period from 2000 to 2018. The purpose of this study is to assess...

Author(s) : Zach, F. J.; Schnitzer, M.; Falk, M.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Annals of Tourism Research 2021 Vol.90 ref.89

10. Carbon footprint of built features and planting works during construction, maintenance and renewal stages at urban parks in Petaling Jaya, Selangor.

Carbon emissions in Malaysia are escalating due to rapid urbanisation wherein their sources are claimed to be generated by the construction industry, including urban park development. Upon completion of the urban park project, the vegetation will supposedly function immediately as a carbon...

Author(s) : Nurzuliza Jamirsah; Ismail Said; Badrulzaman Jaafar; Hassani, M. H.

Publisher : Universiti Putra Malaysia Press, Serdang, Malaysia

Journal article : Pertanika Journal of Science & Technology 2021 Vol.29 No.1 pp.387-406 ref.24

11. The FC Porto Museum project and the challenges of a new reality.

Purpose: This paper aims to explain how FC Porto positioned its museum and stadium as touristic and cultural attractions of reference in Porto. The current international situation demands a reflection on how to behave in relation to the market in the near future. Design/methodology/approach: This...

Author(s) : Valente, L.

Publisher : Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK

Journal article : Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes 2021 Vol.12 No.6 pp.767-770

12. Indicator development for assessing recreational ecosystem service capacity of urban green spaces- a participatory approach.

Developing indicators to assess the capacity of green spaces to deliver recreational ecosystem service (RES) is essential but challenging because recreation is an intangible ecosystem service that is subjective among individuals. The purpose of this paper is to develop indicators for assessing the...

Author(s) : Senait Nigussie; Liu Li; Kumelachew Yeshitela

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Ecological Indicators 2021 Vol.121 ref.35

13. Performance assessment indicators for comparing recreational services of urban parks.

Parks can offer varied services to human well-being, including recreational services (RS); however, there is insufficient understanding of park differences concerning the actual performance of their varied RS. To fill this gap, this study aimed to develop a set of performance indicators as a tool...

Author(s) : Yang Yang; Wang ZhiFang; Lin GuangSi

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2021 Vol.18 No.7 ref.67

14. Determining factors in the use of urban parks that influence the practice of physical activity in children: a systematic review.

The design and/or remodelling of urban parks is a good health strategy to alleviate the lack of physical activity (PA) in children and, consequently, the different health problems derived from this. The main objective of the present study was to obtain a systematic review of the design features and ...

Author(s) : Padial-Ruz, R.; Puga-González, M. E.; Céspedes-Jiménez, Á.; Cabello-Manrique, D.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2021 Vol.18 No.7 ref.105

15. Experiences of urban cycling: emotional geographies of people and place.

This study explores the experiences and associated contexts of individuals who use a bicycle as their primary means of transportation in a metropolitan city in the United States. Using a qualitative approach, researchers employed semi-structured interviews to explore participants' narratives...

Author(s) : Dunlap, R.; Rose, J.; Standridge, S. H.; Pruitt, C. L.

Publisher : Routledge, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Leisure Studies 2021 Vol.40 No.1 pp.82-95 ref.63

16. Monitoring of chlorine decay in public swimming pools in medellín (Colombia).

The present work shows the evaluation of the decay of free residual chlorine in several public swimming pools in the city of Medellín, observing that a decrease in residual chlorine does occur. Some factors accelerate the decrease in the concentration of free residual chlorine in recreational...

Author(s) : Oviedo, L.; Lopera, L.; Lara, P. A.; Castrillón, F.; Peñuela, G. A.

Publisher : Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands

Journal article : Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 2021 Vol.193 No.1 ref.18

17. Supply-side reform measures of public sports service from the perspective of public health promotion.

With the rapid development of public health construction, the supply of public sports services and the demand of residents at this stage are gradually divergent. In order to solve the contradiction between the supply and demand of public sports services, this study, from the perspective of public...

Author(s) : Ma XiaoYi; Cui HongCheng; Tang KeJi

Publisher : Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina do Esporte, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Journal article : Revista Brasileira de Medicina do Esporte 2021 Vol.27 No.Special Issue pp.53-55 ref.8

18. The influencing factors of opening of college sports resources in the background of national public fitness services.

There are some problems such as few and old equipment in urban community sports fitness facilities, which makes it difficult for community fitness resources to continue to meet the fitness needs of community residents. The opening of university sports resources can alleviate the problem of...

Author(s) : Chen Xuan; Hu Biao; Wang LiJun; Tian FuJun

Publisher : Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina do Esporte, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Journal article : Revista Brasileira de Medicina do Esporte 2021 Vol.27 No.Special Issue pp.87-90 ref.8

19. The proportion of sports public service facilities based on the DEA model in colleges and universities.

In order to strengthen the physical education of college students, it is necessary to reasonably allocate university sports public service resources. In order to improve the allocation of university sports resources, this study constructs the Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) model by analyzing the...

Author(s) : Niu HaoNan; Zhang Yu

Publisher : Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina do Esporte, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Journal article : Revista Brasileira de Medicina do Esporte 2021 Vol.27 No.Special Issue pp.97-100 ref.7

20. A research on utilization of parks in Burdur City, Turkey.

Green lands not only satisfy urban people's longing for nature, but also amend the negative aspects of urban life. In this sense, it is of great importance that the utilization of parks by urban people, which are one of the green lands, are examined in detail. The aims of this study are to reveal...

Foreign Title :Burdur kenti parklarının kullanımı üzerine bir araştırma.

Author(s) : Yücedağ, C.; Kaya, L. G.; Erol, M.

Publisher : Bartin Orman Fakültesi, Bartin Üniversitesi, Bartin, Turkey

Journal article : Bartin Orman Fakültesi Dergisi 2021 Vol.23 No.1 pp.85-94 ref.34

21. Connecting to nature: outdoor recreation preferences and constraints of older adults in the Intermountain West, United States.

Drawing on household survey data collected in 2018 and 2019, this research identifies key barriers to older adults' involvement in outdoor recreation, and also highlights management actions that are most likely to bolster and/or impact their participation. With such information, managers can better ...

Author(s) : Rasch, R.

Publisher : Sagamore Publishing, Urbana, USA

Journal article : Journal of Park and Recreation Administration 2021 Vol.39 No.3

22. Investigating crowding at the Lower Youghiogheny River, Pennsylvania, U.S.

This research seeks the factors that influence perceived crowding at Ohiopyle State Park, located in southeastern Pennsylvania (U.S.). While Ohiopyle is one of the most visited rivers for whitewater recreation in the eastern part of the U.S., and with a growing demand for this type of recreation,...

Author(s) : Burns, R. C.; Allen, M.; Arnberger, A.; Kainzinger, S.

Publisher : Sagamore Publishing, Urbana, USA

Journal article : Journal of Park and Recreation Administration 2021 Vol.39 No.3

23. Evaluation of green walls and suggestions in terms of green space problems of Istanbul.

In Istanbul, which is the most crowded metropolitan of Turkey, the amount of green space per person is below the world standards. Within the scope of the studies aimed at meeting the green space needs of the increasing population, different green areas creation and vegetation studies are carried...

Foreign Title :Istanbul'un yeşil alan sorunları çerçevesinde yeşil duvarların irdelenmesi ve öneriler.

Author(s) : Akkemik, Ü.; Tolunay, D.; Erdönmez, C.; Atmis, E.; Kurdoglu, O.

Publisher : Bartin Orman Fakültesi, Bartin Üniversitesi, Bartin, Turkey

Journal article : Bartin Orman Fakültesi Dergisi 2021 Vol.23 No.1 pp.337-345 ref.25

24. Public visual preference for dead wood in different types of landscape.

Although dead wood is considered to be one of the most reliable indicators for measuring the level of biodiversity, it was still seemingly unpopular with the public. In order to identify the public's preferences for dead wood and explore the driving factors for it, this study investigated...

Author(s) : Qiu Ling; Yu Na; Gao YanAn; Zhang Tian; Gao Tian

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Forests 2021 Vol.12 No.1 ref.55

25. Factors affecting users' satisfaction with urban parks through online comments data: evidence from Shenzhen, China.

It is essential to give full consideration to the potential barriers facing urban parks from their better functions and meeting residents' needs in terms of collective perception and satisfaction. This paper presents the methods of using social media (Dianping) data to investigate the potential...

Author(s) : Li RuiXue; Xiao Jing

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2021 Vol.18 No.1 ref.87