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The Benefits of Mountaineering and Mountaineering Related Activities: A Review of Literature: A Report to the Mountaineering Council of Scotland

Citation
Coalter F, Dimeo P, Morrow S & Taylor J (2010) The Benefits of Mountaineering and Mountaineering Related Activities: A Review of Literature: A Report to the Mountaineering Council of Scotland. Mountaineering Council of Scotland. British Mountaineering Council. Department of Sports Studies, University of Stirling.

Abstract

First paragraph: This report presents the findings of a review of literature aimed at identifying robust evidence on the benefits of mountaineering and mountaineering related activities. It presents a review of the evidence available under the following headings:

- Economic impact;

- Physical fitness and health;

- Psychological health and well-being;

- Social and other benefits.

Subject headings
Mountaineering

StatusPublished
AuthorsCoalter Fred, Dimeo Paul, Morrow Stephen, Taylor John
Number of pages40
Publication date06/2010
URLwww.thebmc.co.uk/Download.aspx?id=850
PublisherDepartment of Sports Studies, University of Stirling
LanguageEnglish
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