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What reasons do people participate in outdoor rec? (SCSPSEA) * Stress management
* Challenge and excitement
* Social interaction
* Personal growth
* Self-sufficiency
* Enjoyment
* Appreciation of the environment
Planning for outdoor rec (RFLCCN) Ralph Freaking Lauren Cuts Clothes Neatly/Nicely * Risk assessment
* Finding the hazards identifying the risks
* Management – working out how to combat or avoid them. * Food and water
* Thinking about the conditions and considering the questions: * Is the food nutritious?
* Is the food lightweight?
* Is it easy to prepare?
* Will you enjoy it?
* Is the packing kept to a minimum?
* Make sure you pack enough water or something to purify the water. * Legal requirements
* Booking campsites
* Permission from land owner
* Entry permits
* Attention to detail
* Campsite selection(WSFTCPH) Water Slides Frighten The Women Playing Here * – consider the following:
* Water – is there water nearby
* Site – ground flat free from trees etc.
* Fires – fire bands?
* Toilet facilities – are there toilets?
* Wastes disposal – clean up after yourself!
* Privacy and shelter- is the area secluded?
* Hazards – is it near a cliff any dangers?
* Conservation skills (LEM)
* Leave no trace camping – leave it as it was when you got there * Minimal impact bushwalking – don’t leave rubbish be cautious of surroundings * Ethical issues – making sure you don’t destroy the land * Navigational skills

* Map reading
* Grid bearings
* Magnetic bearing
* Measuring distance
* Natural navigation
* Route planning
* Leadership styles
1. Autocratic – dictator, make all the decisions - auto car 2. Laissez-faire – lazy and fair, gives other chance to lead – lazy fair 3. Strategic non-intervention – observes but intervenes when needed. 4. Democratic – group decisions.

* Group dynamics
Refer to CAFS Stages of group development
* Conflict resolution
* Team building

Core 1 – Better health for individuals
* Meanings of health
* Absence of disease – before WWII health was defined by lack of illness or disease, health was defined as the body working efficiently. * Holistic – a state of complete physical, mental and social wellbeing and not nearly the absence of disease or infirmity. Health is much more than a physical state. * Dynamic – the aspects of health are always changing

* Relative – people see health in different ways, your health compared to other people around you. * Interaction of individual dimension with environmental factors. * Dimensions of health. (PSSE) People Should Shoot Emo’s Physical –Body function| Social - Communication skills| Spiritual - Purpose, meaning| Emotional/Mental - Feelings and emotions|

* Physical activity
* Everyday activities that you undertake every day, not necessarily don’t for fitness. E.g. walking home from school, walking up stairs. * Exercise
* Physical activity undertaken to improve specific components of fitness. Training with intend. E.g. going to the gym. * Physical fitness
* Attributes that people have or achieve that relate to the ability to perform physical activity. * Cultural, social, economic. How do people’s views vary? * Health as a social construct
* Is a concept that recognises that people have different views on their social circumstances and ways of seeing, interpreting, interrelating and interacting with their environment. * New public health approach

* R – Recognition of social determents.
* Following social conditions and resources are recognised as basics in improving health populations. * Peace, health, shelter, food, income, education etc. * E – Empowerment.
* Increase control and improve your health. Develop personal skills to recognise your needs. * C –...
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