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Close encounters with animals are something many people enjoy on holiday. From petting animals in farms and wildlife parks, to getting up close to...

Date
August 2016
Authors
David Simpson
Abstract

In many countries, especially one such as Malaysia, tourism has become a key factor in economic development, and the industry heavily relies on feedback from local residents. It is essential to observe and examine the perceptions of residents towards tourists and tourism development for better...

Authors
Hasani, A.; Sedigheh Moghavvemi; Amran Hamzah
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS)
Publication
PLoS ONE, 2016, 11, 6, pp e0157624
Abstract

The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between personality, the serotonin transporter (5HTT) polymorphisms and the occurrence of anxiety and depressive symptoms in elite athletes. 133 healthy participants completed the NEO Five-Factor Inventory (NEO-FFI). The mood states were...

Authors
Petito, A.; Altamura, M.; Iuso, S.; Padalino, F. A.; Sessa, F.; D'Andrea, G.; Margaglione, M.; Bellomo, A.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS)
Publication
PLoS ONE, 2016, 11, 6, pp e0156601
Abstract

Objective. - Avalanches are the primary hazard for winter backcountry recreationists and cause numerous deaths and injuries annually. Although recreationists usually travel in groups, there is little empirical knowledge on group-related risk factors. This study aims to explore the relative risk of...

Authors
Zweifel, B.; Procter, E.; Techel, F.; Strapazzon, G.; Boutellier, R.
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication
Wilderness and Environmental Medicine, 2016, 27, 2, pp 203-210
AbstractFull Text

This work presents the results of a multiply structural and dynamic investigation of seasonal changes in psychophysiological indices of the athletes and skiers in the European North of Russia. The study of the central nervous system functional status and regulation of the autonomic nervous system...

Authors
Mosyagin, I. G.; Masko, E. V.; Boyko, I. M.
Publisher
Northern State Medical University
Publication
Ekologiya Cheloveka / Human Ecology , 2016, 6, pp 33-38
AbstractFull Text

The aim of this paper is to show how to calculate the weight of criteria that influences the decision making process of potential hotel guests. By taking into consideration the growing importance of electronic word-of-mouth and the popularity of hotel reviews websites, this research note exposes...

Authors
Zaman, M.; Botti, L.; Tan Vo Thanh
Publisher
Varna University of Management (ex International University College)
Publication
European Journal of Tourism Research, 2016, 13, pp 132-138
AbstractFull Text

This case study examines the unique situation of the Pink Store in Palomas, Chihuahua, Mexico, a small town and crossing point on the US-Mexico frontier. This case is unique and interesting because of how managers have recognised the value of the international border and capitalised on it as a...

Authors
Cuevas, T.; Blasco, D.; Timothy, D. J.
Publisher
Varna University of Management (ex International University College)
Publication
European Journal of Tourism Research, 2016, 13, pp 122-131

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