This study was to describe the process on experiences of self-leading leisure activities and develop a substantive theory that explains lifestyle in middle-aged office workers. The participants were 12 persons who had participated in self-leading leisure activities. Data were collected with in-depth interviews and analyzed by grounded theory in Strauss and Corbin. Through analyzing process, 28 concepts, 14 subcategories, and seven categories were deduced. The periods of process were divided four stages, plateau, the phage of recognition in social duties, the phage of strengthen in competency, and the phage of reconstruct in successful lifestyle. The core category, 'disclosing of self-esteem' incorporated the relationship between and among all categories and explained the process. The findings indicate that self-leading leisure activities helped to their own health and developed their social activities. Therefore, we would consider in developing health promotion program about favoring leisure activities factors for the middle age office worker.
62.6%로 전년대비 0.2% 상승하였으며, 중년기 성인의 경제활동참여는 지속적으로 증가하고 있다
따라서 신체적, 사회·심리적, 경제적으로 건강한 노년을 위하여 중년기의 삶이라는 관점이 주목되며, 중년 건강의 중요성이 부각될 수밖에 없는 실정이다. 이와 더불어, 2015년 국내인구의 경제활동 참여율은 62.6%로 전년대비 0.2% 상승하였으며, 중년기 성인의 경제활동참여는 지속적으로 증가하고 있다(Statistics Korea, 2016). 그중 비활동적인 업 무에 종사하는 사무직 근로자 중 중년성인의 건강역량은 가정의 행복 및 사회적 성과창출과 관련성이 높기 때문에, 국가적 차원에서도 관심을 기울여야할 건강과제로 간과해서는 안 될 것이다.
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