Review of Research Methods in Outdoor Recreation

  • Ivor H. Seeley


THE LAST DECADE has seen a rapid growth in research work in outdoor recreation in Great Britain. An effective incentive was given by the work of the Outdoor Recreation Resources Review Commission in America, published in 1962.1 Few would advocate the wholesale application of the American findings to this country, nevertheless, the general predictions of doubling or even trebling of demand by the year 2000, the dominance of casual and water based activities, and the important influence of population, income, education, leisure time and mobility factors on demand have been generally accepted as valid for Britain.2 Indeed these findings were largely confirmed in the Pilot National Recreation Survey undertaken in the United Kingdom in 1965.3


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  • Ivor H. Seeley
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  1. 1.Trent PolytechnicNottinghamUK

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