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This study aims to examine whether any cultural difference exists on the influence of residents' place-based perceptions on perceived tourism impacts and support for tourism. A survey was distributed to urban residents in China and the United States. Structural equation modeling results show that...

Author(s)
Wang Wei; Wang SuoSheng
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Quality Assurance in Hospitality & Tourism, 2019, 20, 2, pp 162-184
Abstract

The purpose of this article is to study the attitudes of the athletes towards the motivation of "high achievements" in the framework of the development of professional sports in Russia. The analysis of the established practices in professional sports allows evaluate the existing system from the...

Author(s)
Ryskin, P.; Kocheryan, M.; Davydova, E.
Publisher
University of Pitesti, Arges, Romania
Citation
Journal of Physical Education and Sport, 2019, 19, 2, pp 1118-1125
Abstract

Roller derby is an international phenomenon, a form of serious leisure and an activity helping female participants define who they are. Thus, the purpose of this research study was: (a) to examine the phenomenon of roller derby on a larger scale to better understand the identity characteristics of...

Author(s)
Liu HungLing; Bradley, M. J.; Burk, B.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
World Leisure Journal, 2016, 58, 1, pp 28-43
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This study examined the influence of the four place identity principles (i.e., senses of distinctiveness, continuity, self-esteem and self-efficacy) (Breakwell, 1986) on residents' attitudes toward tourism. A self-administered survey was conducted on urban residents in a southern province of China, ...

Author(s)
Wang, S. S.; Xu HongGang
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2015, 47, pp 241-250
Abstract

This study aims to investigate if local residents' senses of place identity could affect their attitudes toward tourism. Deploying a survey on urban residents in a Midwest state in the USA, the present study finds place-based self-esteem and self-efficacy affect residents' perceptions of tourism...

Author(s)
Wang, S. S.; Chen, J. S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2015, 52, pp 16-28
Abstract

The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between student-athletes' perceptions of the motivational climate on their sport teams and their own career exploration and engagement and athletic identity. Student-athletes (N=101) from various National Collegiate Athletic Association...

Author(s)
Poux, K. N.; Fry, M. D.
Publisher
Human Kinetics, Leeds, UK
Citation
Journal of Clinical Sport Psychology, 2015, 9, 4, pp 360-372
Abstract

Objective: One of the problems in sports community is the use of energetic drugs by athletes. The purpose of present study was examining the prevalence of energetic drugs use and the role of perfectionism, sensation seeking and physical self-concept in discriminating bodybuilders with positive and...

Author(s)
Bahrami, S.; Yousefi, B.; Kaviani, E.; Ariapooran, S.
Publisher
Victor Quest Publications, London, UK
Citation
International Journal of Sport Studies, 2014, 4, 2, pp 174-180
Abstract

Purpose - This study aimed to investigate the direct and indirect relationship of utilitarian motivation, hedonic motivation and self-identity to travelers' attitude toward travel mobile application usage using the technology acceptance model (TAM). In addition, this study identified the...

Author(s)
Im, J. Y.; Hancer, M.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Technology, 2014, 5, 2, pp 177-193
Abstract

A long stream of literature has identified cognitive, emotional and evaluative dimensions of social identity. Previous studies have examined identity self-congruence of incoming tourists. However, the application of identity theory to the study of host communities' support of incoming tourism has...

Author(s)
Palmer, A.; Koenig-Lewis, N.; Jones, L. E. M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2013, 38, pp 142-151
Abstract

Objective: To feasibility test a 12-week church-based physical activity intervention that was culturally sensitive, age- and gender specific directed at changing attitudes of Black adolescent girls' to be more physically active. Design and Sample: A one-group pre- and posttest design was used. A...

Author(s)
Thompson, W. M.; Berry, D.; Hu, J.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Public Health Nursing, 2013, 30, 3, pp 221-230

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