The purpose of this study was to understand the health benefits of line dancing activity in Korean middle-aged women. This study explored how Korean middle-aged women perceive health benefits through lived experiences of line dancing in their leisure time. Three themes emerged related to health benefits: (1) psychological benefit, (2) physical benefit, and (3) social benefit. This finding suggested that serious leisure experience aids health enhancements in the lives of Korean middle-aged women. This study also discusses the research implication that continuous participation in leisure activity is necessary for health improvement in Korean middle-aged women.
|Journal||International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-being|
|Publication status||Published - 2016 Jul 4|
Bibliographical noteFunding Information:
The authors declared no potential conflicts of interest with respect to the research and/or publication of this article. The authors received financial support for this research by Hankuk University of Foreign Studies.
© 2016 M. J. Kim & C.W. Lee.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Issues, ethics and legal aspects
- Fundamentals and skills
- Health Policy