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Artículos en revistas:
Older adults and sport and physical activity professionals in Spain
Año:2010
Áreas de investigación
  • Ciencias sociales
Datos
Descripción
Presence of monitors in physical activities and sports practiced by adults older than 64 years of age in Spain is analyzed in this research. The objective of this study is to determine the existence of monitors in relation to the sociodemographic features of older adults, the size of municipalities, the activities practiced, and the organizations where they are performed. The methodology used included a cross-sectional survey applied to a sample of older adults in Spain. The most relevant conclusions are that the presence of monitors in physical activities and sports practiced by older adults is dominant (63.8%), hence, their importance, and that the presence of monitors is higher for women (81.3%) than for men (37.5%). In addition, it is concluded that the bigger the municipality the higher the tendency to have more instructors. Regarding the type of activity, wide diversification is obtained; finally, there is a larger presence of monitors in sports entities (87.5%) and nursing homes (79.5%).
Internacional
Si
JCR del ISI
No
Título de la revista
MH Salud
ISSN
1659-097X
Factor de impacto JCR
0
Información de impacto
Volumen
7
DOI
Número de revista
1
Desde la página
1
Hasta la página
11
Mes
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Participantes
  • Autor: Antonio Campos Izquierdo (UPM)
  • Autor: Maria Martin Rodriguez (UPM)
Grupos de investigación, Departamentos, Centros e Institutos de I+D+i relacionados
  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Grupo de Inv. Social y Técnicas Aplicadas a la Actividad Física y el Deporte
  • Departamento: Ciencias Sociales de la Actividad Física, del Deporte y del Ocio
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