The Impact of Constraints on Motivation, Activity Attachment and Skier Intentions to Continue

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Title The Impact of Constraints on Motivation, Activity Attachment and Skier Intentions to Continue
Author Alexandris, Kostas; Funk, Daniel Carl; Pritchard, Mark
Journal Name Journal of Leisure Research
Year Published 2011
Place of publication United States
Publisher National Recreation and Park Association
Abstract The present study examines the impact of constraints on motivation, activity attachment and future behavior of recreational skiers. Two hundred and ninety four (N=294) recreational skiers participated in the study and completed questionnaires measuring leisure constraints, strength of motivation, activity attachment and behavioural intentions. A confirmatory factor analysis provided support for the nine-factor measurement model. The SEM analysis indicated negative relationships between constraints and motivation, and between constraints and activity attachment. Positive relationships were observed between motivation and activity attachment, as well as between motivation and future behavioural intentions. These results provide empirical support for the interaction of activity attachment with constraints and motivation. The theoretical implications of the results are discussed with reference to the negotiation of leisure constraints proposition.
Peer Reviewed Yes
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Copyright Statement Self-archiving of the author-manuscript version is not yet supported by this journal. Please refer to the journal link for access to the definitive, published version or contact the author[s] for more information.
Volume 43
Issue Number 1
Page from 56
Page to 79
ISSN 0022-2216
Date Accessioned 2011-05-03
Language en_AU
Research Centre Griffith Institute For Tourism
Faculty Griffith Business School
Subject Sport and Leisure Management
Publication Type Journal Articles (Refereed Article)
Publication Type Code c1

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