Evaluation of a surfing programme designed to increase personal well-being and connectedness to the natural environment among ‘at risk’ young people

@article{Hignett2018EvaluationOA,
  title={Evaluation of a surfing programme designed to increase personal well-being and connectedness to the natural environment among ‘at risk’ young people},
  author={Amanda Hignett and Mathew P. White and Sabine Pahl and Rebecca Jenkin and Mod Le Froy},
  journal={Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning},
  year={2018},
  volume={18},
  pages={53 - 69}
}
ABSTRACT Outdoor activities can be an important complement to classroom learning, especially for children/young people excluded, or at risk of exclusion, from mainstream schooling. The current research explored the impact of a 12-week surfing programme among such a group in the UK. Pre-post data on physiological health (heart rate (HR)/blood pressure), self-reported well-being (life and domain satisfaction), connectedness (e.g. to nature, school), environmental awareness (e.g. role of sand… 

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