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Leisure and Health SIG


Dr Nicole Peel (Western Sydney University) N.Peel@westernsydney.edu.au

Dr Janette Young (UniSA) janette.young@unisa.edu.au

Aims and objectives: The aims and objectives of the ANZAS Leisure & Health Special Interest Group are to:

  • Support research and teaching on leisure and health issues,
  • Encourage and enable collaboration between academics and practitioners in the fields related to health and leisure including (but not limited to): health promotion, therapeutic recreation & art/music therapy,
  • Encourage discussions concerning accreditation/registration/certification aspects related to leisure and health,
  • Encourage submission of papers to ANZALS Biennial conferences as well as other ANZALS symposium/events,
  • Promote opportunities for members to engage in regional events (hosted by ANZALS or like-minded partners),
  • Provide an avenue for researchers to have draft papers informally reviewed by members,
  • Encourage and support postgraduate research in the fields related to health and leisure.

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