Operationalizing a theory of participation in physically active leisure

Anthony BEATON, Daniel Funk, Konstantinos Alexandris

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    Abstract

    This article responds to calls to develop pragmatically relevant theories for studying physically active leisure. Empirical evidence supports a method of operationalizing a stage-based framework capable of stimulating paradigmatic evolution and building a Theory of Participation (TOP).
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)177-203
    Number of pages27
    JournalJournal of Leisure Research
    Volume41
    Issue number2
    Publication statusPublished - 2009

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    BEATON, A., Funk, D., & Alexandris, K. (2009). Operationalizing a theory of participation in physically active leisure. Journal of Leisure Research, 41(2), 177-203.
    BEATON, Anthony ; Funk, Daniel ; Alexandris, Konstantinos. / Operationalizing a theory of participation in physically active leisure. In: Journal of Leisure Research. 2009 ; Vol. 41, No. 2. pp. 177-203.
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