Effect of serious leisure experience on the leisure satisfaction among senior sport games participants

Kwang Won Park, Chul Won Lee, Min Jeong Kim

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Abstract

This study attempted to investigate the effect of serious leisure on leisure satisfaction among older adults. A total of 243 questionnaires were administered during two senior sport games held in Daejeon and Incheon, Korea, from November to December 2015, using purposive sampling. All statistical analyses were performed using SPSS 21.0, namely, frequency analysis, exploratory factor analysis, reliability analysis, correlation analysis, and multiple regression analysis. The analysis led to the following conclusions. First, the individual benefit of serious leisure was significantly related to all factors of leisure satisfaction, except educational factor. Second, the identification factor of serious leisure was significantly related to relaxation, physiological, and educational factors of leisure satisfaction. Third, the personal effort factor of serious leisure was significantly related to relaxation and educational factors of leisure satisfaction. Fourth, the career factor of serious leisure was significantly related to the physiological and psychological factors of leisure satisfaction. Fifth, the perseverance factor of serious leisure was negatively related to relaxation, aesthetic, and social factors of leisure satisfaction. Sixth, the unique ethos of serious leisure was significantly related to the educational factor.

Original languageEnglish
Article number92
Pages (from-to)584-591
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Physical Education and Sport
Volume16
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016 Jul

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  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation

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