Community Sports’ Engagement and Health Wellness among Older Adults in China

Authors

  • Weibin Mo
  • ROSITA G. CASTRO

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.54097/w2efba89

Keywords:

Community, Physical Activities, Sports Engagement, Health Wellness, Older Adults, China

Abstract

This study was designed to investigate the relationship between community sport participation and health promotion among Chinese older adults. This study used a descriptive comparative research design and a correlational research design. The population of this study is the elderly in Guangxi Xinxingyuan community, which has a total of 3847 elderly residents. The selected 300 older adults are survey to collect data relate to community sport participation and health promotion. Findings: Individuals' gender, age and education level have a significant impact on their community sport participation and health well-being. The attractiveness and accessibility of community sport activities need to be improved to stimulate active participation and increase the level of participation in community sport activities. Community sport participation among older people. Relevant policies and programmes should be designed to take into account individual differences and provide customised services and support for different groups. The health and well-being of older people needs urgent attention and improvement, especially among the older population. The impact of individual characteristics on health and well-being deserves attention, and it is crucial to provide customised health management solutions for different groups. Community sports activities play an important role in promoting the health and well-being of older persons and should be further promoted and strengthened. In view of the challenges faced by older persons in community sport participation, comprehensive policies and measures are needed to address these issues and to provide better environments and support for older persons' participation in sport.

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10-07-2024

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Mo, W., & CASTRO, R. G. (2024). Community Sports’ Engagement and Health Wellness among Older Adults in China. Journal of Education and Educational Research, 9(2), 8-13. https://doi.org/10.54097/w2efba89

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