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The purpose of this study is to explore the lived experiences of older adults who have been performing Korean traditional dance as volunteers. Thirteen volunteer dancers participated in in-depth interviews. The analysis of qualitative data showed that the participants of this study demonstrated six ...

Author(s)
Lee SangHee; Heo JinMoo; Chun SangHee; Lee JinHyung
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Leisure Studies, 2020, 39, 4, pp 585-599
Abstract

In a rapidly aging world, ensuring quality of life for the elderlyis a pressing challenge that cannot be ignored. This study explores whether there is any difference in quality of life depending on the type of lifestyle adopted by the elderly. A total of 321 people aged 65 or older took part...

Author(s)
Choi ChulHwan; Bum ChulHo
Publisher
University of Pitesti, Arges, Romania
Citation
Journal of Physical Education and Sport, 2019, 19, 2, pp 1230-1235
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OBJECTIVES: This study aimed to identify the individual and regional characteristics that influence suicidal ideation among the Korean elderly population. METHODS: Using data collected from the 2013 Korea Community Health Survey, a multilevel analysis was performed to establish an understanding of...

Author(s)
Jeong SangHee; Chun ByungChul
Publisher
Korean Society of Epidemiology, Korea Republic
Citation
Epidemiology and Health, 2019, 41,
Abstract

Governments are increasingly using cloud computing to reduce cost, increase access, improve quality, and create innovations in healthcare. Existing literature is primarily based on successful examples from developed western countries, and there is a lack of similar evidence from Asia. With a...

Author(s)
Raghavan, A.; Demircioglu, M. A.; Taeihagh, A.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2021, 18, 1,
Abstract

This study investigates the relationships between specific types of leisure activities and well-being variables (i.e. health perception, life satisfaction and optimism) in older adults. A convenience sample of 188 participants ranging in age from 60 to 90 years (M=74.99, SD=5.49) was recruited from ...

Author(s)
Ryu JungSu; Heo JinMoo
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Leisure Studies, 2018, 37, 3, pp 331-342
Abstract

The study was conducted on Godeoksan, Gangdong-gu, Seoul, for the study of elderly people's park use and satisfaction. For the analysis, frequency analysis was performed on all items, and reliability analysis was performed to check the validity of the items. Factor analysis was used to identify...

Author(s)
Kim JeongHo; Lee SangHoon; Yoon YongHan; Park EunKyoung
Publisher
Korean Society of Environment and Ecology, Seoul, Korea Republic
Citation
Korean Journal of Environment and Ecology, 2020, 34, 2, pp 179-187
Abstract

Aim: The purpose of this study was to examine the association between breakfast consumption patterns and physical fitness variables based on a nationwide study in Korea focused on non-elderly and elderly adults. Methods: A total of 2798 adults (men = 1662, women = 1136; aged 20-64 years) and 625...

Author(s)
Jang, S. Y.; Park, K. H.; So, W. Y.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Science & Sports, 2020, 35, 5, pp 310.e1-310.e7
Abstract

The objectives of this research are to explore the lifestyle dimensions of the elderly and to verify whether selected sociodemographic factors cause significant differences among their lifestyles and travel motivations. A total of 311 responses were collected with self-administered questionnaires...

Author(s)
Kim MiYon; Kim ChulWoo
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Administration, 2020, 21, 2, pp 141-164
Abstract

This study gathered previous research on the effects of therapeutic recreation programs for the elderly conducted in Korea in order to investigate the average effect size as well as the factors that influence the effect sizes. This study connoted findings of individual studies related to...

Author(s)
Kim EuiJae; Kang HyunWook; Park SeongMan
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2020, 17, 20,
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Background: Leisure activities contribute to a healthy retirement and increase the life satisfaction of the elderly, who may suffer from a stronger sense of emotional isolation, depression, and loneliness. Methods: A total of 397 elderly Koreans aged 65 and over participated in this study on the...

Author(s)
Bum, C. H.; Johnson, J. A.; Choi, C.
Publisher
School of Public Health and Institute of Public Health Research, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Citation
Iranian Journal of Public Health, 2020, 49, 3, pp 454-462

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