Towards a New Paradigm for Sport in the Natural Environment

Feliu Funollet

Eduard Inglés Yuba

Víctor Labrador-Roca

*Corresponding author: Feliu Funollet Queixallós

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Funollet Queixalós, F., Inglés Yuba, E., & Labrador, V. (2016). Towards a New Paradigm for Sport in the Natural Environment. Apunts. Educación Física y Deportes, 124, 114-121.



This article presents the essence of some messages that encourage more sustainable development in order to make available a few simple resources which are easily applicable in our lives and professional practice. Specifically, the paper seeks to stimulate a constructive critical attitude towards sport and especially in relation to its practice in the natural environment. Thus, the article shows the current status of sport with the aim of engaging the reader and turning sport into a driving force for transformation towards a more humane and sustainable society.

Keywords: Activities in the Natural Environment, Paradigm, Sport, Sustainable Development.

ISSN: 1577-4015

Received: February 26, 2016

Accepted: April 26, 2016

Published: April 1, 2016