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This is the operational manual for Leader Trainers in the Outdoor Action Program at Princeton University. It provides the philosophical and programmatic guidelines for our Leader Training Program ...
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All guidelines from IKAR MEDCOM and UIAA MEDCOM,  Editor: Fidel Elsensohn, MD The book has been sold out and not available any more. the attached link opens all recommendations in English. You may...
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This article by Marcus Bailie from the Adventure Activities Licensing Authority in the UK explores Human Factors as causes in accidents in adventure activities. Marcus is one of the leading risk...
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This journal article by Brent Bell, Marion Holmes, and Brady Williams from the Journal of Experiential Education documents the broad range of outdoor orientation programs at four-year colleges in the...
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Overview of Research in Outdoor Orientation Programs from Brent Bell at the University of New Hanpshire
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Brian Wardwell Princeton University This thesis was submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Bachelor of Arts in Psychology April 1999 ABSTRACT
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Summer is the busiest season for outdoor adventure programs and with increased programming, there will be injuries, Rick Braschler of Kanakuk Kamps writes about how to handle staff-related injuries...
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I found this research paper from the Australian Journal of Outdoor Education by Mike Brown of the University of Waikato and wanted to share it. Mike presents a very interesting perspective on the...
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A recent Australian study shows teenagers exposed to outdoor education programs develop real life skills that give them a huge advantage over others as they transition into adult life.The study,...
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I sit here with a brace on my left knee reading Injuries Relating to Hiking with a Pack during National Outdoor Leadership School Courses: A Risk Factor Analysis, published in the current edition of...
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This presentation by Kristen Ragland & Derrick Taff was presented at the 2010 Association for Outdoor Recreation and Education Conference. Kristen and Derrick present an excellent overview of how...
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The Association of Outdoor Recreation & Education (AORE) hosted a Climbing Wall Summit at the 2010 AORE Annual Conference in Keystone, Colorado on Saturday, November 13, 2010. The Climbing Wall...
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