Leisure Activities

Known as: Leisure activity, activities leisure, Activity, Leisure 
Activities done for the purpose of relaxation or diversion from routine work.
National Institutes of Health

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1960-2017
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
There is a need for psychometrically sound measures of children's participation in recreation and leisure activities, for both… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND There is accumulating evidence in the literature that leisure engagement has a beneficial effect on dementia. Most… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Few population-based data exist that describe leisure-time physical activity among pregnant women. The purpose of this study was… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Participation in leisure activities has been associated with a lower risk of dementia. It is unclear whether increased… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
This study examined whether participation in leisure activities during early and middle adulthood was associated with reduced… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Recent findings suggest that a rich social network may decrease the risk of developing dementia. The authors hypothesized that… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
OBJECTIVE To determine whether leisure activities modify the risk for incident dementia. BACKGROUND Although high educational… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The goal of this study was to understand better how the structure and social context of adolescent leisure activities relates to… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
OBJECTIVE To study the relationship between social and leisure activities and risk of subsequent dementia in older community… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Ten commonly used physical activity questionnaires were evaluated for reliability and validity in 78 men and women aged 20-59… (More)
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