Description of Recreation and Leisure
The recreation and leisure area focuses on the knowledge, behaviors, and skills that allow individuals to participate in a healthy level of physical and mental pursuits and enjoy fun and relaxing activities. Covered in this chapter are the benefits of recreation and leisure and activities including play, sports and fitness, and hobbies. Also provided are helpful tips for adapting physical activities and sports for students with visual impairments. Learning activities and an activity assessment are supplied at the end of the chapter.