This study investigated the relationship between satisfaction of program participation and perception of successful aging in female elderly participating in oriental medicine Qigong exercise. The oriental medicine Qigong exercise program applied to the elderly women, and obtained the following results by verifying the effects of program participation satisfaction, an independent variable on the perception of successful aging, a dependent variable. First, MANOVA of participation satisfaction and successful aging perception showed significant differences in the background variables such as age, family members, educational background, exercise experience, number of training, and economic situation, etc. Second, in the multiple regression analysis which was conducted to investigate the participants' satisfaction with program participation and the effect on overall perception of successful aging, the regression model was found to be statistically significant. The results of this study showed that the appropriateness of oriental medicine Qigong exercise as an effective leisure program in the old age was confirmed, and it will be meaningful to provide basic data as an elderly leisure welfare policy in future.
- 주제 : 예체능분야 > 체육학
- 발행기관 : 한국체육학회
- 간행물 : International Journal of Human Movement Science, 12권 3호