Study on Recreational and Leisure Activities Participation

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 220)


In recent years, many Chinese students went to Korea for study. Leisure has a great meaning for foreign students, through the participation of leisure to spend their time after daily going to school, and then improve the quality of service for life. At the same time, the constraints on leisure participation have received increasing attention in leisure studies in Korea as well as other countries during the past decade [1]. The purpose of this study was to compare the differences of leisure participation activities and leisure constraints between Chinese students and Korean students. A random on-site survey was conducted from March 15th to April 15th 2011 and a systematic sampling approach was used to select 630 respondents (300 Chinese students and 330 Korean students) in Korea Paichai University. This study used factor analysis to select 5 constraint factors on recreational activities participation (Psychological, Time, Accessibility, Partner, and facility and Safety). Seven test analyses also revealed the significant differences from Chinese students and Korean students on the constraint of recreational activities participation. In the end the insufficiency of this study is put forward and recommendations on the future study are also given.


Constraint Chinese students Recreational activities participation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Management, Henan University of Technology Zheng zhou China
  2. 2.Post doctor in Human Geography, Henan UniversityKai FengChina

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