Leisure Behaviour.docx - Leisure Behaviour Objectives Describe the concepts of leisure participation leisure repertoire leisure motives leisure

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Leisure Behaviour Objectives Describe the concepts of leisure participation, leisure repertoire, leisure motives, leisure attitudes, and leisure constraints Recognize how our leisure prediction and use of discretionary time impact our leisure lifestyles Identify leisure constraints and the impact they have on our leisure lifestyle Recognize the contribution of leisure as a stress-coping device to our health and quality of life Concepts of Leisure Behaviour Participation: Nature and frequency of activity Repertoire: range, variety Favourite: Preferred Key Criteria for Leisure Participation Frequency (how often) Intensity (for how long) Diversity (range of activities) Csiksentmihalyi’s Flow Theory (Steps) 1. Activity is challenging and requires skills 2. Action and awareness merge 3. Concentration is on the activity 4. Loss of self-consciousness 5. Clear goals and feedback 6. Sense of control 7. Transformation of time 8. Autotelic Csiksentmihalyi’s Flow Theory When high skills are met with high challenge, optimal flow results 1
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Iso-Ahola’s Leisure Motivation Theory Seeking rewards and escaping environments There are internal forces that arouse individuals and direct them to act The sources can be internal (based on a past experience) or external (such as the weather) Intrinsic motivation is at the heart of leisure o We seek optimal arousal o It is pleasure and satisfaction producing Play Theories Surplus energy Recreation Recapitulation Practice Psychoanalytic Cognitive Leisure Styles Serious Leisure o A systematic pursuit of an activity which can be seen as substantial, interesting and fulfilling o To launch a (leisure) career, meaning to acquire and express its special skills, knowledge, and experience Casual Leisure o Immediately intrinsically rewarding, a relatively short-lived and pleasurable activity o Requires little to no special training and is pursued for pure enjoyment or pleasure Project-Based Leisure o Requires considerable planning, effort and sometimes skills or knowledge Ex. surprise birthday parties, major holiday preparations or volunteering for sport events 2
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Leisure Behaviour: Leisure Lifestyle Canadian leisure likings are culturally based and influences by our values, beliefs, and traditions Canadians leisure lifestyle vary form counties and cultures Leisure is impacted by our geographic location and the change in climate Leisure behaviours and lifestyles have an impact on our physical, social, emotional, intellectual, and spiritual wellness Positive leisure experience contributes to a healthy physical well-being, offer opportunities to socialize, can be used as a coping mechanism for stress, keeps our minds active and is a vehicle for spiritual connectedness Types of leisure lifestyles are based on 2 dimensions o Time, choice structure and type o Degree of psychological involvement 4 types of leisure lifestyles o
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