The aim of this evaluation was to assess the social and developmental benefits of mountain biking as a way of engaging young people in recreational activity. The impact of the program across six domains was considered; these included the development of life skills; leadership and mentoring skills; and bike maintenance knowledge and skills; along with impacts on physical activity; health and well-being; and connection to community.
|Place of Publication||Australia|
|Publisher||The University of Western Australia|
|Commissioning body||Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries|
|Publication status||Published - May 2018|
Chapple, N., Smith, J., Wood, N., Vallesi, S., & Wood, L. (2018). Trials to Trails: Engaging At-Risk Young People Through Mountain Biking. An Evaluation of a Mountain Biking Program in Midland. The University of Western Australia.