Welcome to reCreational Therapy Research Group

What is Recreational Thearpy?

Recreational therapy, also known as therapeutic recreation, is a systematic process that utilizes recreation and other activity-based interventions to address the assessed needs of individuals with illnesses and/or disabling conditions, as a means to psychological and physical health, recovery and well-being.

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Evidence-Based Recreational Therapy Research

Current research indicates a significant number of positive health outcomes resulting from participation in RT/TR programs such as Improvement in Physical Health Status, Improvement in Psychosocial Status, Improvement in Cognitive Status, Improvement in Life, Recreation & Community Activities

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Recreational Therapy & Interdisciplinary Research Groups

Recreational Therapy is one of the applied science fields, which can possibly and potentially collaborate with any other health, human services and even with pure & applied science research groups. If you want to know more about Recreational Therapy and are interested in collaboration with us, feel free to contact us.


Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS)

A qualified recreational therapist is someone who is nationally certified as a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS), usually referred to as Recreational Therapists. Qualified professionals are certified through the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification (NCTRC).

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