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Handbook of leisure, physical activity, sports, recreation and quality of life

Author: Lía Rodriguez de la Vega; Walter N Toscano
Publisher: Cham, Switzerland : Springer International Publishing, [2018] ©2018
Series: International handbooks of quality-of-life.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This handbook provides an overview and synthesis of relevant literature related to leisure and recreation, and physical activity and its relationship to quality of life. Divided into two parts, the text presents the analysis of leisure and recreation studies and physical activities and sports, with diverse populations. The first part deals with leisure and recreation in relation to quality of life, with different  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lía Rodriguez de la Vega; Walter N Toscano
ISBN: 9783319755281 3319755285
OCLC Number: 1038010160
Description: xvii, 451 pages ; 26 cm.
Contents: Part I. Leisure and Recreation.- Chapter 1. A Benefits Theory of Leisure Well-Being; M. Joseph Sirgy, Muzaffer Uysal, and Stefan Kruger.- Chapter 2. Leisure Satisfaction in Relation to Quality of Life Using the Asia Barometer Survey Data; Takashi Inoguchi.- Chapter 3. Children's Leisure Activities and Subjective Well-Being: A Comparative Analysis of 16 Countries; Gwyther Rees.- Chapter 4. Recreation, Non-Formal Education and Socialization as Factors Enhancing Well-Being. The Place of the Madrich in the Jewish Community; Denise Benatuil.- Chapter 5. Children's Recreational Engagement with Nature in South Africa: Implications for Children's Subjective Well-Being; Sabirah Adams and Shazly Savahl.- Chapter 6. Healthy Habits and Healthy Spaces: Children's Views on Their Use of Time and Space; Carmel Cefai.- Chapter 7. Leisure Participation and Child Well-Being: The Role of Family Togetherness; Leena Haanpaa and Piia af Ursin.- Chapter 8. Occupations and Well-being in Children and Youth. What is Occupation?; Diana R. Feldhacker; Shana Cerny; Barbara L. Brockevelt and Michael J. Lawler.- Chapter 9. Free time, Friends and Future: A Quality of Life Study with 8 Years Old Children in the Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina; Graciela Tonon, Claudia Mikkelsen , Lia Rodriguez de la Vega and Walter Toscano.- Chapter 10. Recreation, Free Time and Well-Being According to Children and Adolescents in Chile: Mediator Meanings of Satisfaction; Lorena Ramirez , Jaime Alfaro , Pauline Heine , Patricia Easton , Gabriel Urzua, Blanca Amo, Francisca Valdebenito , Pablo Rojas, Veronica Monreal and Andrea Jaramillo.- Chapter 11. Perception of Leisure and Quality of Life of Rural Youths at the Colombian High Andean Mountain; Antonio Jose Lopez Lopez.- Chapter 12. The Program of Health Volunteer Promoters for OlderAdults: The Well-Being of the Volunteers at Leisure Time; Maria Laura Capiello and Maria Juliana Laurito.- Chapter 13. Leisure Space and Quality of Life. An Approach to Their Relationship: The Case of Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina; Matias Adrian Gordziejczuk and Claudia Andrea Mikkelsen.- Chapter 14 Active Ageing in Spain: Leisure, Community Participation and Quality of Life; Vicente Rodriguez-Rodriguez, Fermina Rojo-Perez and Gloria Fernandez-Mayoralas.- Chapter 15. Visions of Good Life and Leisure in Ancient India: Evidence from Valmiki's Ramayana; Oscar Figueroa.- Part II. Physical Activity and Sports.- Chapter 16. Physical Activity and Subjective Well-Being; Robert A. Cummins.- Chapter 17. Relationship between Physical Activity, Health and Quality of Life from the perspective of the Hippocratic Theory; Walter N. Toscano.- Chapter 18. The Live Well Index and the Motivation for Physical Activity Profile: Two Cross-National Studies on the Correlates and Drives for a Life with Quality; Helena Agueda Marujo, Sonia P. Goncalves, Luis Miguel Neto, Patricia Palma and Miguel Pereira Lopes.- Chapter 19. "Before the Early Darkness, but Not Alone Please": Patterns of Physical Activity in Public and Private Spaces and Quality of Life in Post-Apartheid South Africa; Anand Singh.- Chapter 20. Disability, Life Satisfaction and Participation in Sports; Ricardo Pagan.- Chapter 21. Physical Activity, Sedentary Behaviour, Sleep Duration and Well-Being among Estonian Schoolchildren: A Thematic Review; Eva-Maria Riso and Jaak Jurimae.- Chapter 22. Moving Physical Activity Research: From Quality of Life to Positive Psychological Functioning in individuals living with Osteoporosis; Diane E. Mack, Philip M. Wilson and Katie E. Gunnell.- Chapter 23. Predictors of Physical Activity and Sports and Their Influence on the Well-Being of Adolescents; Sheila Goncalves Camara, Gehysa Guimaraes Alves and Guilherme Anziliero Arossi.- Chapter 24. Latinx and African American Youth Participation in Sports and Leisure: The Impact on Social Identity, Educational Outcomes, and Quality of Life; Leticia Villarreal Sosa.- Chapter 25. Conclusions; Lia Rodriguez de la Vega and Walter Toscano.
Series Title: International handbooks of quality-of-life.
Responsibility: Lía Rodriguez de la Vega, Walter N. Toscano, editors.

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