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Background: Although volume-outcome literature supports regionalization for complex procedures, travel may be burdensome. We assessed the relationship between overall survival and travel distance for patients undergoing pancreatic resection for adenocarcinoma. Methods: We analyzed the Fall 2018...

Author(s)
Siegel, J.; Engelhardt, K. E.; Hornor, M. A.; Morgan, K. A.; Lancaster, W. P.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc, Orlando, USA
Citation
American Journal of Surgery, 2021, 221, 4, pp 819-825
Abstract

This paper argues that LOS is a reflection of the distance between a tourist's origin and destination country. Past interpretations of distance have been based solely on spatial parameters. This study moves beyond physical distance and instead considers psychological distance, a multilayered...

Author(s)
Hateftabar, F.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 2021, 46, pp 1-11
Abstract

Purpose: This study aimed to determine how the speed-distance relationship, described by critical speed (CS) and distance prime (D'), is altered with aging. Methods: Official race data from the past eight World Masters Athletics Indoor Track and Field World Championships were used for this study....

Author(s)
Gifford, J. R.; Collins, J.
Publisher
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc., Hagerstown, USA
Citation
Medicine and Science in Sports & Exercise, 2021, 53, 3, pp 524-533
Abstract

Turkey, an emerging economy, ranked 8th among the most visited countries in the world in 2017. Given the importance of the tourism sector in Turkey, it is of utmost importance to identify the dynamics of tourism demand to achieve sustainable tourism. The aim of this article is, therefore, to...

Author(s)
Ulucak, R.; Yücel, A. G.; Ilkay, S. Ç.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2020, 26, 8, pp 1394-1414
Abstract

Purpose: This study aims to estimate the determinants of international tourist flows between destinations by using the panel gravity model. Design/methodology/approach: The multi-dimensional panel gravity model was used to analyse tourism originating from 30 different countries to the 14...

Author(s)
Tatoglu, F. Y.; Gul, H.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Tourism Review, 2020, 75, 2, pp 433-447
Abstract

Research question: This study examines the impact of traveling for different sport participation purposes on subjective well-being. It extends previous research by distinguishing between different participation purposes and investigating travel distances for each purpose. Research methods: Survey...

Author(s)
Wicker, P.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
European Sport Management Quarterly, 2020, 20, 3, pp 385-402
Abstract

By 2014 Indonesia registered 11.6 million inbound foreign tourists, 135% higher than the year 2000. Since then, government policies to promote tourism flourished. This article investigates the determinants of inbound tourism from the top nine mayor tourist origin countries into Indonesia covering...

Author(s)
Muryani; Permatasari, M. F.; Esquivias, M. A.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2020, 25, 1, pp 77-89
Abstract

Purpose. Physical inactivity is a well-known problem in the United States, especially among the younger population. Pokémon Go (PG) is a mobile game that has players catch Pokémon while walking in the real world. The purpose of this study was to assess the effect of playing PG on student physical...

Author(s)
Schade, S. A.; Mahoney, J. M.; Spotts, A. V.; Greenauer, N.; Praveen Veerabhadrappa
Publisher
University School of Physical Education in Wroclaw, Wroclaw, Poland
Citation
Human Movement, 2020, 21, 2, pp 64-70
Abstract

This study revisits the impact of distance on international tourist behaviours in Hong Kong. This work divides and cross-validates the concept of distance into physical and cultural distance. This work also proposes an alternative cultural distance measure by introducing optimal weight amongst...

Author(s)
Manosuthi, N.; Lee JinSoo; Han HeeSup
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2020, 78, pp 103963
Abstract

We calculated carbon emissions associated with air travel of 4,834 participants at the 2019 annual conference of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH). Together, participants traveled a total of 27.7 million miles or 44.6 million kilometers. This equates to 58 return trips...

Author(s)
Bousema, T.; Selvaraj, P.; Djimde, A. A.; Yakar, D.; Hagedorn, B.; Pratt, A.; Barret, D.; Whitfield, K.; Cohen, J. M.
Publisher
American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Deerfield, USA
Citation
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2020, 103, 5, pp 1758-1761

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