The Strength of Motivation and Physical Activity Level During Leisure Time among Youth in South Korea

Cho, Min-Haeng. Youth Society. (2004) 35(4): 480

Abstract: The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between the perceived strength of motivation and level of physical activity of youth, during their leisure time. The randomly selected 1,097 (boys = 342, girls = 755) youth reported their duration, frequency, and intensity of physical activity and also indicated their strength of motivation in relation to physical activity. Two-way contingency table analyses and t tests revealed that the strength of motivation for physical activity was significantly and positively related to active participation.

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