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Relationship between Interest in Sports and Leisure Satisfaction of People in Clubs of Sports for All

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  • Department of Sport and Leisure Studies, Yonsei University, 50 Yonsei-ro, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul – 03722, Korea, Republic of
  • Department of Marine Sports, Hanseo University, 46 Hanseo 1-ro, Haemi-myeon, Seosan-si, Chungcheongnam-do - 31962, Korea, Republic of

Abstract


Objectives: This study was conducted on people in clubs of sports for all in Gwangju Metropolitan city to clarify the relationship between interest in sports and leisure satisfaction. Methods/Statistical Analysis: 365 copies of the distributed survey were used for the final analysis. Exploratory factor analysis, reliability verification, correlation analysis, and multiple regression analysis were performed to reach the following conclusions. Findings: First of all, according to the results for the correlation between interest in sports and leisure satisfaction, interest was positively correlated with emotional satisfaction, education satisfaction, physical satisfaction, and environmental satisfaction. Sociality, health, and recognition were positively correlated with all the sub-variables. Secondly, emotional satisfaction and social satisfaction positively influenced interest, sociality, and recognition among the sub-variables of interest in sports. Third, education satisfaction positively influenced sociality, health, and recognition among the sub-variables of interest in sports. Fourth, physical satisfaction positively influenced interest, health, and recognition among the sub-variables of interest in sports. Fifth, environmental satisfaction positively influenced interest and recognition among the sub-variables of interest in sports. Application /Improvement: Since this study was conducted using a survey, the limitation was that individual and internally diverse ranges were not explored. Therefore, a follow-up study is recommended for in-depth qualitative research. Furthermore, detailed analysis is necessary on the games comprising sports for all.

Keywords

Clubs of Sports for All, Education Satisfaction, Environmental Satisfaction, Interest in Sports, Leisure Satisfaction, Physical Satisfaction.

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