Social Tourism and Healthy Ageing
Scholar | Otros documentos del autor: Garcés Ferrer, Jordi; Ferri Sanz, Mireia; Durá Ferrandis, Estrella; Sánchez García, Javier
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TítuloSocial Tourism and Healthy Ageing
Fecha de publicación2015
EditorJohn Wiley and Sons
Recent research in social tourism notes possible links between tourism participation and improvements in health. However, there is a lack of quantitative evidence concerning the potential links between tourism parti ... [+]
Recent research in social tourism notes possible links between tourism participation and improvements in health. However, there is a lack of quantitative evidence concerning the potential links between tourism participation and self-reported health amongst older people. An ageing society requires measures to promote independent living and enhance older people's quality of life. This paper provides evidence that older tourists are more active and healthy than non-tourists, from a study comparing health perceptions amongst Spanish older people. The results provide tentative conclusions of causal relationships between tourism and dimensions of physical and mental health through a Structural Equation Model. [-]
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Cita bibliográficaFERRER, Jordi Garcés, et al. Social tourism and healthy ageing. International Journal of Tourism Research, 2015.
Tipo de documentoinfo:eu-repo/semantics/article
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