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Although the health benefits of physical activity are well documented, a large proportion of the population fails to meet current guidelines for physical activity. In order to develop evidence-based public health policies, surveillance of physical activity prevalence and trends is essential. The...

Author(s)
Morseth, B.; Hopstock, L. A.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2020, 15, 4,
Abstract

Objectives: This study investigated self-perception of overall health (SPH) and quality of life (QoL) at onset and after 3, 6 and 12 months of fitness club membership. Also, we compared SPH and QoL between those who reported regular use of the fitness club (≥2 exercise sessions/week the last month) ...

Author(s)
Heiestad, H.; Gjestvang, C.; Haakstad, L. A. H.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
BMJ Open, 2020, 10, 6,
Abstract

Background: Athletics is a sport with a high incidence of injury, where most injuries are caused by overuse. Research on injury incidence and the occurrence of overuse injuries during a season in athletics is scarce. An athlete availability (unrestricted ability to participate in training or...

Author(s)
Zachrisson, A. L.; Ivarsson, A.; Desai, P.; Karlsson, J.; Grau, S.
Publisher
SpringerOpen, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Injury Epidemiology, 2020, 7, 16, pp (04 May 2020)
Abstract

Objectives: To investigate associations between sexual identity and low leisure-time physical activity (LTPA). Study design: Cross-sectional study. Methods: The 2012 public health survey was conducted with a postal questionnaire in southern Sweden with 28,029 respondents, aged 18-80 years. Analyses ...

Author(s)
Lindström, M.; Rosvall, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Public Health, 2020, 182, pp 77-79
Abstract

Studies exploring digital technology in the context of leisure for older people tend to neglect their parallel use of traditional media. By simultaneous examination of both online and offline recreational media use, the present study explores media-based leisure repertoires and wellbeing among...

Author(s)
Gallistl, V.; Nimrod, G.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Leisure Studies, 2020, 39, 2, pp 251-265
Abstract

Aims: Population-based gambling surveys provide important information about gambling frequency, problems, attitude and opinions of the general population. This information can be used by social and health care professionals, service providers and policy makers. However, low response rates may cause ...

Author(s)
Kontto, J.; Tolonen, H.; Salonen, A. H.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, 2020, 48, 1, pp 80-87
Abstract

Purpose: This study aims to test a theoretical research model specifying how two emerging job stressors, i.e. centralized authority and reporting requirements, influence hotel managers' well-being. A mediated model through reappraisal is hypothesized. Design/methodology/approach: The model was...

Author(s)
Haver, A.; Olsen, E.; Akerjordet, K.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 2019, 31, 4, pp 1819-1835
Abstract

Aims: Norwegian adolescents currently drink and smoke less on average than previous cohorts. Based on cross-sectional survey data, the individual and familial characteristics of 15-year-old non-users and users of alcohol and tobacco were compared to identify correlates to abstinence. Methods: The...

Author(s)
Lund, I.; Scheffels, J.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, 2019, 47, 4, pp 439-445
Abstract

This article examines push and pull motivations of hunting tourists - those hunters who travel outside their usual hunting area - as well as push motivations differences between regular hunters and hunting tourists. An online survey was used to collect 557 responses from Finnish hunters. Principal...

Author(s)
Suni, J.; Pesonen, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2019, 19, 2, pp 175-191
Abstract

This study explored associations between socially desirable responding and self-reported values in tourism surveys. Measures of egoistic values, altruistic values, and biospheric values were significantly associated with self-deception/assertion of positives, but neither with self-deception/denial...

Author(s)
Doran, R.; Hanss, D.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2019, 22, 2, pp 127-132

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