Leisure Sport and Tourism: 20

LEISURE

  • Discuss the difficulties in attempting to define leisure, recreation, tourism and sport.
  • Discuss the influence of accessibility, changes in technology and affluence upon the growth of these activities.
2 hours

LEISURE AT AN INTERNATIONAL SCALE: TOURISM

  • Explain the long and short-term trends and patterns in international tourism.
  • Examine the changes in location and development of different tourist activities. Explain the rowth of more remote tourist destinations.

4 hours

LEISURE AT AN INTERNATIONAL SCALE: SPORT

  • Analyse the social, cultural, economic and political factors affecting participation and success in two major international sports.
  • Analyse the geographic factors that influenced the choice of venue(s).
  • Examine the factors affecting the sphere of influence for participants and supporters.
  • Evaluate the short and long-term geographic costs and benefits of hosting such an event at both the local and national level.

4 hours

LEISURE AT A REGIONAL/NATIONAL SCALE: TOURISM

  • Examine the economic, social and environmental impacts of tourism.
  • Evaluate the strategies designed to manage and sustain the tourist industry.
  • Assess the importance of tourism as a development strategy for low-income countries.

6 hours

LEISURE AT A REGIONAL/NATIONAL SCALE: SPORT

  • Explain the hierarchy of a league and the location of its teams. Examine the relationship between team location and the residence of its supporters.

LEISURE AT A LOCAL SCALE:TOURISM

  • or one named city or large town
  • describe the distribution and location of primary and secondary tourist resources
  • discuss the strategies designed to manage tourist demands, maximize capacity and minimize conflicts between local residents and visitors and avoid environmental damage.
  • Examine the concept of carrying capacities in a rural tourist area.
  • Discuss strategies designed to maximize capacity and minimize conflicts between local residents and visitors and avoid environmental damage

4 hours

LEISURE AT A LOCAM SCALE: SPORT AND RECREATION

Explain the relationship between urban settlements and recreational and sports facilities in terms of frequency, size, range and catchment area.

Examine the distribution and location of recreational and sports facilities in urban areas and relate the patterns to accessibility, land valueand the physical and socio-economic characteristics of each urban zone (from the CBD to the rural–urban fringe).


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