leisure activity


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leisure activity

An activity chosen for pleasure, relaxation, or other emotional satisfaction, typically after work and other responsibilities are done.
See also: activity
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We chose to examine the effects of the leisure activity of coloring as a means of post-test anxiety reduction because coloring is an affordable and easily accessible leisure activity for most people.
Also, there is no difference in the intensity of leisure activities, which means that the frequency with which a leisure activity is participated is not associated with smoking cannabis.
The highest leisure activity for older adults was watching TV, followed by religion, cultural activities, and sports activities in that order.
The theoretical evidence for the linkage between leisure activity and CA can be found in Krumboltz's (2009) happenstance learning theory (HLT) and the theory of occupational engagement (Krieshok, Black, & McKay, 2009).
The fifth approach was based on information about the psychological needs gratified by participation in a specific leisure activity. (8) From this study, 12 leisure activity clusters were identified (with 1 group judged to be a residual), namely: agency, novelty, belongingness, service, sensual enjoyment, cognitive stimulation, self-expression, creativity, competition, vicarious competition, and relaxation.
They suggested that a sense of continuity from leisure activity might provide opportunities to reconnect with the past self, restoring self-images that were disrupted by negative life events.
This study explored the effects of parental monitoring, leisure boredom, and leisure activity on adolescents' Internet addiction.
In Glasgow, the fighting was more ritualised and viewed as more of a leisure activity, said the research team, who studied six areas of Britain.
The LSC believes that lip-reading is a leisure activity, not a "skill for life" which is exempt from charges.
She has won a "Leisure Activity Passport" from Lichfield District Council giving her discounts at the local leisure centres.
The event, organised by Cardiff-based corporate communications company Quadrant for the Wales Tourist Board, was a finalist in the travel, tourism and leisure activity category at the 2006 Event Awards in London.