Journal Article


Giles Warrington
Aoife A Donnelly
Greig Oliver
Susan Gritzka
Giovanna Calogiuri
Juergen Beckmann
Andree M Walkin
Tadhg Eoghan MacIntyre



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An Exploratory Study of Extreme Sport Athletes' Nature Interactions: From Well-Being to Pro-environmental Behavior. (2018)

Abstract Traditionally, perceptions about extreme sport athletes being disconnected from nature and a risk-taking population have permeated the research literature. Drawing upon theoretical perspectives from environmental, sport, organizational and positive psychology, this qualitative study attempts to explore the lived experiences of four male and four female extreme sport athletes. The purpose of this study was to gain insight and understanding into the individuals' attitudes toward the benefits of extreme sport activities for well-being, resilience and pro-environmental behavior. Eight participants (Mean age = 40.5 years;
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Giles Warrington, Aoife A Donnelly, Greig Oliver, Susan Gritzka, Giovanna Calogiuri, Juergen Beckmann, Andree M Walkin, Tadhg Eoghan MacIntyre

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Giles Warrington
University of Limerick
Total Publications: 54
Aoife Donnelly
TU Dublin
Total Publications: 12
Susan Gritzka
University of Limerick
Total Publications: 3
Giovanna Calogiuri
University of Limerick
Total Publications: 4
Tadhg E MacIntyre
University of Limerick
Total Publications: 27