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Health and wellness is an important research topic in the area of parks, recreation, and tourism. Previous research has suggested that green spaces such as urban parks are associated with people's health and wellness, including their quality of life (QOL). Despite a recent proliferation of research ...

Author(s)
Li ChiehLu
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism, 2020, 29,
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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
Abstract

Objective: Many people experience orthopaedic problems (OPPs), such as knee joint pain, hip joint pain, low back pain, and knee stiffness in their lifetimes. OPPs can impair lower extremity function, cause depression, and worsen quality of life. The aim of this study was to investigate the...

Author(s)
Kang, S. H.; Joo, J. H.; Park, E. C.; Jang SungIn
Publisher
Springer, Paris, France
Citation
Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging, 2020, 24, 8, pp 839-845
Abstract

Aim To describe injury and illness incidence during the 2018 Winter Olympic Games (WOG) by Team USA. Methods A descriptive observational study. We used registered Team USA Olympic athletes' electronic medical records to review preparticipation health histories and medical encounters immediately...

Author(s)
Nabhan, D.; Windt, J.; Taylor, D.; Moreau, W.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
British Journal of Sports Medicine, 2020, 54, 16, pp 997-1002
Abstract

Health-oriented tourism has emerged as one of the fastest-growing niche tourism fields worldwide. Although there have been studies on the relationship between health and travel behavior, most have been from the perspective of travel motivation and have rarely examined the impact of travel on...

Author(s)
Lee, T. J.; Han JiSook; Ko TaeGyou
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2020, 12, 12,
Abstract

The aim of this study was to verify the structural relationship between health perceptions, sports participation, and health promoting behavior in adolescents. A total of 507 adolescents living in Seoul, Republic of Korea, in 2020, participated in this study. This study was conducted using a...

Author(s)
Lee SeungMan; Jeong HyunChul; So WiYoung; Youn HyunSu
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2020, 17, 18,
Abstract

This study investigates the impact of neighborhood-built environments on obesity in interrelationship with socioeconomic status (SES)-controlling for dietary patterns and physical activities of residents-using structural equation modeling (SEM). A total of 577 samples who are between 19 and 64...

Author(s)
Choi Yunwon; Yoon Heeyeun
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2020, 17, 6,
Abstract

This study investigates the effects of PM10 concentration on tourism and recreational sales revenues through the case of Seoul, South Korea, from 2015 to 2017, using a twofold generalized additive modeling strategy. The finding confirms that PM10 exerts differing influences on such sales revenue by ...

Author(s)
Yoon HeeYeun
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2019, 74, pp 358-369
Abstract

To better understand the impact of social wasps on the health of people in South Korea, we analyzed requests to emergency services call centers for the removal of social wasp nests and the effect of Hymenoptera stings on human health between 2010 and 2014. There were 483,233 calls requesting...

Author(s)
Choi MoonBo; Kim TaeGeun; Kwon OhSeok
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Medical Entomology, 2019, 56, 1, pp 254-260
Abstract

The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between different levels of serious leisure qualities and the happiness, health perceptions, and life satisfaction of older Korean adults who are members of community-based, sports clubs. A cluster analysis was used in order to examine...

Author(s)
Yang HyunMinTim; Kim JunHyoung; Heo JinMoo
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Leisure Studies, 2019, 38, 1, pp 88-97

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