Health benefits of dancing activity among Korean middle-aged women

Min Jeong Kim, Chulwon Lee

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The purpose of this study was to understand the health benefits of line dancing activity in Korean middle-aged women. This study explored how Korean middle-aged women perceive health benefits through lived experiences of line dancing in their leisure time. Three themes emerged related to health benefits: (1) psychological benefit, (2) physical benefit, and (3) social benefit. This finding suggested that serious leisure experience aids health enhancements in the lives of Korean middle-aged women. This study also discusses the research implication that continuous participation in leisure activity is necessary for health improvement in Korean middle-aged women.

Original languageEnglish
Article number31215
Pages (from-to)V
JournalInternational Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-being
Publication statusPublished - 2016 Jul 4

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Publisher Copyright:
© 2016 M. J. Kim & C.W. Lee.

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Issues, ethics and legal aspects
  • Gerontology
  • Fundamentals and skills
  • Health Policy


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