Trials to Trails: Engaging At-Risk Young People Through Mountain Biking. An Evaluation of a Mountain Biking Program in Midland

Nuala Chapple, Jake Smith, Nicholas Wood, Shannen Vallesi, Lisa Wood

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Abstract

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.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationAustralia
PublisherThe University of Western Australia
Commissioning bodyDepartment of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries
Publication statusPublished - May 2018

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