Characteristics of Users and Nonusers of a Campus Recreation Center

  title={Characteristics of Users and Nonusers of a Campus Recreation Center},
  author={Kim H. Miller and Melody Noland and Mary Kay Rayens and Ruth R. Staten},
  journal={Recreational Sports Journal},
  pages={87 - 96}
College students' physical activity provides protection against weight gain and chronic disease. Convenient exercise facilities have been correlated with physical activity. This study examined use of a college recreational facility among a sample of undergraduates, personal and demographic factors related to facility use, and factors predictive of facility use. A sample of 1,700 undergraduates was randomly selected and mailed a survey about health behaviors and recreation-center use. Facility… 

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