Operationalizing a theory of participation in physically active leisure

Anthony BEATON, Daniel Funk, Konstantinos Alexandris

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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
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2009


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