Category: WLO News-Members

Jan 1
1970

Nicole Peel (Australia): “Leisure to me means being able to do something that makes me feel free and allows me to express myself”

We give a warm welcome to Nicole Peel, who has recently joined us as a WLO member. She works as an Associate Lecturer on Therapeutic Recreation at the School of Science and Health at Western Sidney University, and has recently published about the state of leisure studies in Australia and New Zealand.

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We give a warm welcome to Nicole Peel, who has recently joined us as a WLO member. She works as an Associate Lecturer on Therapeutic Recreation at the School of Science and Health at Western Sidney University, and has recently published about the state of leisure studies in Australia and New Zealand.

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Jan 1
1970

Yu Niu (United States): “My study aims to better understand the benefits of leisure for older adults”

Yu Niu is researching on the impact of leisure in older adults’ lives. She is enrolled in a PhD program at the Department of Tourism, Recreation & Sport Management of the University of Florida. We are glad to welcome her as a new WLO member!

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Yu Niu is researching on the impact of leisure in older adults’ lives. She is enrolled in a PhD program at the Department of Tourism, Recreation & Sport Management of the University of Florida. We are glad to welcome her as a new WLO member!

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Jan 1
1970

AJ Richard (United States): “Leisure is the freedom to self-actualize”

We welcome AJ Richard, from the University of Northern Iowa (UNI) as WLO member. She looks forward to connecting with fellow researchers who share her interest in leisure as a means for social justice and transformation.

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We welcome AJ Richard, from the University of Northern Iowa (UNI) as WLO member. She looks forward to connecting with fellow researchers who share her interest in leisure as a means for social justice and transformation.

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Jan 1
1970

Yoav Brukner (Israel): “Leisure means to me the ability to make retired people have meaningful funny life and contribute to society from their vast capabilities”

Yoav Brukner believes there is a need to educate the retiring population about leisure in order to develop attitudes and values, and to provide knowledge and skills that enable them to be satisfied with life, have more fun, contribute to society and feel meaningful. This being aligned with WLO vision and mission, we are very happy to count with him as a new member!

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Yoav Brukner believes there is a need to educate the retiring population about leisure in order to develop attitudes and values, and to provide knowledge and skills that enable them to be satisfied with life, have more fun, contribute to society and feel meaningful. This being aligned with WLO vision and mission, we are very happy to count with him as a new member!

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Jan 1
1970

Britanny D. Linde (United States): “I would like to be reunited with my passion — happiness and fulfillment through leisure engagement”

The WLO family keeps growing every day! Today we welcome Dr. Britanny D. Linde, from the United States, who works at Organizational Wellness & Learning Systems, Inc., and promotes leisure by incorporating it into organizational wellness work with her clients.

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The WLO family keeps growing every day! Today we welcome Dr. Britanny D. Linde, from the United States, who works at Organizational Wellness & Learning Systems, Inc., and promotes leisure by incorporating it into organizational wellness work with her clients.

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Jan 1
1970

Jo An M. Zimmermann (United States): “Leisure is having the free time and freedom to participate in activities which feed my soul”

We are happy to introduce you to our member Dr. Jo An M. Zimmermann, Associate Professor and Undergraduate Coordinator for the Recreation Administration program at Texas State University. We feel lucky to count on Jo An’s expertise in the Special Interest Group (SIG) on Leisure Management, which she co-facilitates together with Dr. John Tower.

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We are happy to introduce you to our member Dr. Jo An M. Zimmermann, Associate Professor and Undergraduate Coordinator for the Recreation Administration program at Texas State University. We feel lucky to count on Jo An’s expertise in the Special Interest Group (SIG) on Leisure Management, which she co-facilitates together with Dr. John Tower.

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Jan 1
1970

Giyasettin Demirhan (Turkey): “I have done some research about risk perception in outdoor-adventure activities”

We welcome as a new WLO member Giyasettin Demirhan teacher at the Faculty of Sport Sciences, Department of Physical Education and Sport, at Hacettepe University (Ankara, Turkey). Scroll down to learn more about him, his professional background and collaboration interests!

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We welcome as a new WLO member Giyasettin Demirhan teacher at the Faculty of Sport Sciences, Department of Physical Education and Sport, at Hacettepe University (Ankara, Turkey). Scroll down to learn more about him, his professional background and collaboration interests!

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Jan 1
1970

Arianne Reis (Australia): “Leisure to me means time and space to fully develop as a human being”

You know what they say: once a member of WLO family, always a family member! Arianne Reis from Western Sidney University was a WLO member in the past and rejoins us now to meet new colleagues and engage in discussions on leisure policies and practices. Read more about her work and motivations below.

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You know what they say: once a member of WLO family, always a family member! Arianne Reis from Western Sidney University was a WLO member in the past and rejoins us now to meet new colleagues and engage in discussions on leisure policies and practices. Read more about her work and motivations below.

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Jan 1
1970

Carmen Grace Salazar Salas, PhD. (Costa Rica): “I would like to meet people from different countries who are interested in recreation/leisure studies

Carmen Grace Salazar Salas, Ph.D. is coordinator of Recreation Master´s degree programme at the University of Costa Rica.

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Carmen Grace Salazar Salas, Ph.D. is coordinator of Recreation Master´s degree programme at the University of Costa Rica.

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Jan 1
1970

Clayton J Hawkins (Autralia): “Leisure is the time that I get to choose what I immerse myself in.”

Dr. Clayton J Hawkins is Course Coordinator at Applied BusinessUniversity College, University of Tasmania, and founding member of founding member of the new WLO Leisure Management SIG

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Dr. Clayton J Hawkins is Course Coordinator at Applied BusinessUniversity College, University of Tasmania, and founding member of founding member of the new WLO Leisure Management SIG

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