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The World Health Organization (WHO) launched a new global action plan for increasing physical activity on Monday 4 June. The plan recommends policies...

Date
June 2018
Author(s)
David Simpson
Abstract

Background: The article is devoted to an analysis of leisure-time (amateur) table tennis in Poland, its practitioners and the regularities of their activity. Methods: The study examined 12,406 persons in 4689 households (representative for the population). We used binary logistic regression and...

Author(s)
Biernat, E.; Buchholtz, S.; Krzepota, J.
Publisher
MDPI AG
Publication
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2018, 15, 4, pp 738
Abstract

This study uses means-end chain (MEC) techniques to examine the awareness, decision-making procedure, and personal values of the elderly with regard to virtual reality leisure activities. The results of the study show that elderly respondents value virtual reality leisure activities that are fun,...

Author(s)
Lin ChengShih; Jeng MeiYuan; Yeh TsuMing
Publisher
MDPI AG
Publication
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2018, 15, 4, pp 663
Abstract

Previous studies have confirmed that activity participation is beneficial to mental health, but few studies focus on older adults' depression. Based on the theory of social integration, this study examined the effects of leisure activity diversity and exercise time on depression in late adulthood....

Author(s)
Lee HsiaoYun; Yu ChiaPin; Wu ChihDa; Pan WenChi
Publisher
MDPI AG
Publication
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2018, 15, 4, pp 654
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2 - 4 July 2018 - Auckland

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Adventure tourism or tourism of adventure type is a type of tourism that involves its practicing in areas with risk of accidents or practicing some sports that require some skill. Adventure tourism is a niche tourism that involves the exploitation of some areas hardly accessible, even hostile,...

Author(s)
Petroman, C.; Rista, I.; Pet, I.; Petroman, I.
Publisher
Banat's University of Agricultural Science and Veterinary Medicine
Publication
Scientific Papers: Animal Science and Biotechnologies, 2018, 51, 1, pp 214-216
AbstractFull Text

The paper presents the forms and activities from the hospitality industry, including conventional tourism of table, cultural tourism, business tourism, rural tourism, cruise tourism, religious tourism, sports tourism and urban tourism. The process of direction to the sustainability should normally...

Author(s)
Chirilă, D.; Chirilă, M.; Sîrbulescu, C.
Publisher
Banat's University of Agricultural Science and Veterinary Medicine
Publication
Scientific Papers: Animal Science and Biotechnologies, 2018, 51, 1, pp 191-198
AbstractFull Text

The growth and expansion of tourism worldwide has made the activity a relevant element in developing countries' economies with important cultural and natural features forming valuable tourist assets. The combination of these elements has led to the incorporation of tourism into the international...

Author(s)
Brito, G. M. W.
Publisher
Universidad de la Laguna
Publication
PASOS: Revista de Turismo y Patrimonio Cultural, 2018, 16, 2, pp 501-522

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