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Using Means-End of Recreation Scale (MERS) in Outdoor Recreation Settings: Factorial and Structural Tenability

Eddie Hill, Marni Goldenberg, Xihe Zhu, Ed Gómez, Chris Zajchowski, Chandler Berry, Forrest South

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means-end; outdoor recreation; scale development

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.18666/JOREL-2020-V12-I2-9811

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