differences between the professional preparation of racing Physical Education and Recreation. Implication for Costa Rica

Careers in recreation and education physi-music are often seen as one, specifically, thefirst is usually considered by some peopleas part of the second. The recreation began when physical educators were given the task of providingprograms to improve the quality of life of low-income citizens. Howeve...

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Main Author: Salazar Salas, Carmen Grace
Format: Artículo
Language: Español
Published: Facutad de Educación, Universidad de Costa Rica 2011
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Online Access: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/educacion/article/view/2821
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/23390
Summary: Careers in recreation and education physi-music are often seen as one, specifically, thefirst is usually considered by some peopleas part of the second. The recreation began when physical educators were given the task of providingprograms to improve the quality of life of low-income citizens. However, with the passagetime, recreation became a profession withown professional preparation. This article aims to show the difference between professional preparations of these two races. ittherefore presents the mission profiles schemeprofessionals, some job responsibilities,some workplaces, and a comparison betweencurricula and labor camps of the two races in the United States, one of the pioneers in this profession. In addition, this study reiterates theneed and importance of establishing careerRecreation in Costa Rica