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A Study of the Relationships between Leisure and Quality of Life

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  • Department of Tourism Management, Jeon-Ju University, Korea

Abstract


Objectives: This study is to analyze actual proof of relationship with limitation of leisure, motive, immersion, identity, and quality of life, to do this systematically, and to suggest the implication for improving the leisure life by results. Methods/Statistical Analysis: The object of this study was the participants in cultural tourism, sports tourism, and leisure. The analysis of the data collected was executed with the statistical packages of SPSS win ver.20.0 and AMOS 20.0. Findings: First, this study has meaning in that it examines the existing thesis for leisure changed the part of objects in the generalized models and got progressed, and it surveyed comprehensively. Second, leisure limitation affects the leisure motive and leisure immersion negatively, and structural limitation, intrinsic limitation, and interpersonal limitation is the hindering factor of immersion to participants who joins the leisure activity, and this is considered as to be improved. Third, it affects immersion in motive of attending leisure activity. Fourth, the immersion leisure affects the leisure identity, and this leisure identity has interacted as factor of increasing the quality of life. Fifth, the leisure immersion did not affect the quality of life directly. Application/Improvements: Due to the model limitations that the results of a study can be different according to the types of leisure, future studies need to be focused on improving such issues.

Keywords

Identity of Leisure, Immersion of Leisure, Limitation of Leisure, Motive of Leisure, , Quality of Life.

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