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The purpose of this study was to find out how much knowledge South Korean University students would demonstrate with regard to older adults and to the normal processes of aging. Participants (n=145, age=23-28 with a mean of 24.29 years) majoring in community sports and recreation from the four...

Author(s)
Cho MinHaeng; Kim DongKun; Kang KyungHwan
Publisher
World Leisure and Recreation Association, Okanagan Falls, Canada
Citation
World Leisure Journal, 2000, 42, 4, pp 43-47
Abstract

The purpose of this study was to survey the medical and social service directors in the city of Taejon, South Korea, in order to document their perceptions with regard to the availability of recreation, sports, and physical fitness opportunities for elderly people. Medical and social service...

Author(s)
Cho MinHaeng; Jun JongKui; Cho ByungJun
Publisher
World Leisure and Recreation Association, Okanagan Falls, Canada
Citation
World Leisure Journal, 2002, 44, 1, pp 29-38
Abstract

This study was conducted to clarify the effect of horticultural therapy on the community consciousness and life satisfaction of elderly individuals with a history of living alone who are currently living in a facility for the elderly. The horticultural therapy (HT) programme was implemented once a...

Author(s)
Kim, H. Y.; Cho, M. K.; Han, I. J.; Kim, J. S.
Publisher
International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS), Leuven, Belgium
Citation
Acta Horticulturae, 2004, No.639, pp 159-165
Abstract

This paper reports the findings from a survey of 387 seniors in South Korea. Participation in 20 different leisure activities, pre- and post-retirement, and levels of life satisfaction, again pre- and post-retirement, were measured. The analysis distinguishes leisure activities that were tending to ...

Author(s)
Lee, M. K.
Publisher
World Leisure and Recreation Association, Okanagan Falls, Canada
Citation
World Leisure Journal, 2005, 47, 4, pp 23-31
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Contemporary trends in international tourism and travel for older adults.

This chapter examines the population growth of older people in selected countries throughout the world, and explores the growth in domestic and international travel by older people. The tourism and leisure-related behaviour of older people in USA, Canada, Australia, Europe, UK, Germany, Japan,...

Author(s)
Patterson, I.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930653)
Type
Book chapter
AbstractFull Text

A study was conducted to examine the research outcomes of horticultural therapy through the papers published in academic journals in horticulture for 6 years (1998-2003) in Korea and demonstrate its multilateral effects. The most frequent forms (among indoor planting, outdoor (garden) planting, art ...

Author(s)
Oh DaeMin; Jang EuJean; So InSup; Lee YoungHyun; Huh MooRyong; Choi YoungAe; Heo BukGu
Publisher
Korean Society for Horticultural Science, Suwon, Korea Republic
Citation
Korean Journal of Horticultural Science & Technology, 2006, 24, 1, pp 104-109
AbstractFull Text

Sixty-nine research papers related with horticultural therapy in Korea were studied to develop a therapy programme, which could be applied to various kinds of participants (including mentally retarded, dementia old people, schizophrenic, melancholia patients, brain-damage people, prisoners,...

Author(s)
Oh DaeMin; Jang EuJean; So InSup; Lee YoungHyun; Huh MooRyong; Choi YoungAe; Heo BukGu
Publisher
Korean Society for Horticultural Science, Suwon, Korea Republic
Citation
Korean Journal of Horticultural Science & Technology, 2006, 24, 1, pp 110-116
Abstract

The exercise intensity of three different horticulture activities (propagating herbs, transplanting, and making a vegetable garden) in older adults was determined. Seventeen older Korean adults (mean age 66.9±2.7 years, body mass index 26.8±3.4) that met the inclusion criteria (over 65 years in...

Author(s)
Park SinAe; Lee KwanSuk; Son KiCheol; Shoemaker, C.
Publisher
Japanese Society for Horticultural Science, Kyoto, Japan
Citation
Journal of the Japanese Society for Horticultural Science, 2012, 81, 3, pp 295-299
Abstract

The numbers of older adults in Eastern Asia has been rapidly increasing in recent years and this trend is expected to continue. This study explores the changing pattern of park usage as a daily wellness leisure space by older adults using 10-year time-series data. The study focuses on one of the...

Author(s)
Yang JaeJun; Kim GiTae; Lee JeongLyeol [Lee, J. L. T. ]
Publisher
Routledge, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Annals of Leisure Research, 2012, 15, 3, pp 277-295
Abstract

The primary purpose of this study is to examine the missing links between elderly tourists' quality of life and their travel motivation. Moreover, the study assumes that the elderly tourist's overall quality of life is affected by five important life domain satisfactions: family life, health life,...

Author(s)
Kim, H. L.; Woo, E. J.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2014, 19, 5, pp 629-636

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