ERIC Number: EJ550008
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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Leisure Well Being among Adolescent Groups: Time, Choices and Self-Determination. Research Update.
Pawelko, Katharine A.; Magafas, Anita H.
Parks and Recreation, v32 n7 p26,28-39 Jul 1997
The well-being of adolescents relates to choices made during discretionary time. Participation in organized recreation provides for constructive use of free time and development of skills for managing discretionary time. This article reviews literature on adolescents' basic developmental needs and discusses social contexts of adolescence, making suggestions for practitioners working with adolescents. (SM)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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