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    Author(s): Timothy B. Knopp; G. Ballman; L. C. Merriam
    Date: 1980
    Source: In: LaPage, Wilbur F., ed. Proceedings 1980 National Outdoor Recreation Trends Symposium. Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-57. Vols. I and II. Broomall, PA: U. S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experimental Station: 69-79.
    Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
    Station: Northeastern Research Station
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    A realistic model or framework for the analysis of recreation behavior must be both comprehensive and dynamic. Most attempts to explain recreation behavior are static in that they do not allow for changes in the character of an activity or the evolution of a participant's involvement. Even predictive models tend to assume that relationships remain constant over time. A dynamic model is especially critical in the analysis of new, rapidly evolving forms of recreation.

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    Knopp, Timothy B.; Ballman, G.; Merriam, L. C. 1980. The dynamics of recreation participation: ski touring in Minnesota. In: LaPage, Wilbur F., ed. Proceedings 1980 National Outdoor Recreation Trends Symposium. Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-57. Vols. I and II. Broomall, PA: U. S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experimental Station: 69-79.

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