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

Author: Lía Rodríguez de la Vega; Walter N Toscano
Publisher: Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2018] ©2018
Series: International handbooks of quality-of-life.
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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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Handbook of leisure, physical activity, sports, recreation and quality of life.
Cham : Springer International Publishing 2018
(OCoLC)1038010160
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lía Rodríguez de la Vega; Walter N Toscano
ISBN: 9783319755298 3319755293
OCLC Number: 1038068173
Description: 1 online resource (451 pages).
Contents: Intro; Dedication; Preface; Acknowledgements; Contents; About the Editors; Part I: Leisure and Recreation; 1: A Benefits Theory of Leisure Well-Being; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 The Theory; 1.3 Leisure Well-Being Derived from Satisfaction of Basic Needs; 1.3.1 Leisure Well-Being Derived from Safety Benefits; 1.3.2 Leisure Well-Being Derived from Health Benefits; 1.3.3 Leisure Well-Being Derived from Economic Benefits; 1.3.4 Leisure Well-Being Derived from Sensory Benefits; 1.3.5 Leisure Well-Being Derived from Escape Benefits. 1.3.6 Leisure Well-Being Derived from Sensation-Seeking Benefits1.4 Leisure Well-Being Derived from Satisfaction of Growth Needs; 1.4.1 Leisure Well-Being Derived from Symbolic Benefits; 1.4.2 Leisure Well-Being Derived from Benefits Related to Beauty and Aesthetics; 1.4.3 Leisure Well-Being Derived from Moral Benefits; 1.4.4 Leisure Well-Being Derived from Mastery Benefits; 1.4.5 Leisure Well-Being Derived from Relatedness Benefits; 1.4.6 Leisure Well-Being Derived from Distinctiveness Benefits; 1.5 Conclusion; References. 2: Leisure Satisfaction in Relation to Quality of Life Using the AsiaBarometer Survey Data2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Satisfaction with Leisure by Country; 2.3 Which Lifestyle Priorities Contribute to the Satisfaction with Leisure?; 2.4 Which Life Priorities Satisfaction Contribute Positively or Negatively to Leisure Satisfaction?; 2.4.1 East Asia; 2.4.2 Southeast Asia; 2.4.3 South Asia; 2.4.4 Central Asia; 2.4.5 Outside Asia; 2.5 Relations Between Lifestyle Priorities and Leisure Satisfaction; 2.6 Conclusion. 3: Children's Leisure Activities and Subjective Well-Being: A Comparative Analysis of 16 Countries3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Defining Leisure; 3.3 Research on Children's Leisure; 3.3.1 Subjective Well-Being; 3.3.2 Leisure and Subjective Well-Being; 3.3.3 The Children's Worlds Study and Data; 3.3.3.1 Time Use; 3.3.3.2 Demographic Variables; 3.3.3.3 Material Deprivation; 3.3.3.4 Quality of the Local Area; 3.3.3.5 Subjective Well-Being; 3.3.3.6 Statistical Analysis; 3.3.4 Aims of This Chapter; 3.4 Comparing Children's Leisure Activities Across Countries. 3.5 Comparing Children's Leisure Activities Within Countries3.5.1 Gender and Leisure; 3.5.2 Age and Leisure; 3.6 Family Factors, Local Area Factors and Leisure; 3.6.1 Household Poverty and Leisure; 3.6.2 The Local Environment and Leisure; 3.7 Leisure and Well-Being; 3.8 Conclusions; References; 4: Recreation, Non-formal Education and Socialization as Factors Enhancing Well-Being. The Place of the Madrich in the Jewish Community; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Recreation; 4.3 Well-Being; 4.3.1 Recreation and Well-Being; 4.4 Non-formal Education; 4.4.1 Non-formal Education and Well-Being.
Series Title: International handbooks of quality-of-life.
Responsibility: lía Rodriguez de la Vega, Walter N. Toscano, editors.

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