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Background: This study describes physical activity patterns and their association with socioeconomic factors in six countries in the Asia-Pacific region, and examines whether physical activity associations with socioeconomic status follow similar patterns across the six countries. Methods:...

Author(s)
Bauman, A.; Ma GuanSheng; Cuevas, F.; Omar, Z.; Waqanivalu, T.; Phongsavan, P.; Keke, K.; Bhushan, A.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, 2011, 65, 1, pp 35-43
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In view of the limited previous research on impact of leisure lifestyle on people's health in cross-cultural settings, this paper addresses this issue by analyzing the results of three studies conducted in China, Korea, and Japan. The three cross-cultural leisure and health studies operationalize...

Author(s)
Dong, E.
Publisher
AFAHPER-SD, Thohoandou, South Africa
Citation
African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance, 2014, 20, 3-2, pp 1124-1138
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The purpose of this study is to examine leisure constraints, a new variable termed cultural consonance in leisure (CCL), and leisure satisfaction as possible mediators in the relationship between socioeconomic status (SES) and self-rated health in six large cities in China. The hypothesis is that...

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Chick, G.; Dong, E.; Iarmolenko, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
World Leisure Journal, 2014, 56, 2, pp 110-119
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This study utilized a nation-wide survey (n=73,622) to examine the associations of leisure time, leisure activities, and demographics with happiness among residents in China. Ordered logit regression analyses indicated that leisure time was positively associated with happiness. While passive...

Author(s)
Wei Xiang; Huang SongShan; Stodolska, M.; Yu YiHua
Publisher
Sagamore Publishing, Urbana, USA
Citation
Journal of Leisure Research, 2015, 47, 5, pp 556-576
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Objective: To investigate factors associated with tourism experiences, and the association between tourism experiences and subsequent self-rated health. Method: Multilevel logistic regression models and four waves of panel data from a large nationally representative survey of older adults in China...

Author(s)
Gu DaNan; Zhu HaiYan; Brown, T.; Hoenig, H.; Zeng Yi
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Aging and Health, 2016, 28, 4, pp 675-703
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Background: Exposure to natural vegetation, or greenness, might affect health through several pathways, including increased physical activity and social engagement, improved mental health, and reductions in exposure to air pollution, extreme temperatures, and noise. Few studies of the effects of...

Author(s)
Ji, J. S.; Zhu Anna; Bai Chen; Wu ChihDa; Yan LiJing; Tang ShengLan; Zeng Yi; James, P.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Lancet Planetary Health, 2019, 3, 1, pp e17-e25
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Background: Mental health and well-being among older women is an important topic due to the feminization of later life as women tend to have longer life expectancy resulting in elderly women being more advanced in age and outnumbering men. Older women generally play a key role in their families...

Author(s)
Yang Hui; Hagedorn, A.; Zhu He; Chen HongLin
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Geriatrics, 2020, 20, 254, pp (25 July 2020)

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