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Author Juliao, R.P: Humanas, S.E.; Valente, M.; Nogueira Mendes, R.
Title Issues on trail runners, trail running and recreational and protected areas in Portugal Type
Year 2018 Publication Monitoring and Management of Visitor Flows in Recreational and Protected Areas – ABSTRACT BOOK Abbreviated Journal
Volume MMV 9 - Proceedings Issue Pages (down) 290-293
Keywords MMV9
Abstract Present paper delivers a tentative picture of TR in Portugal, providing the first systematic research of this recreational activity. A geographical analysis is done to the race events of 2017 and analyzed according to the trail runners profile in order to understand the main motivations and characteristics of this activity. Comprising the practitioners expectations is an important step to support land managers and decision makers to accommodate those within the main objectives of classified and protected areas – nature conservation, local and sustainable development, etc.
Call Number Serial 4138
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