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International Journal of Frontiers in Sociology, 2022, 4(6); doi: 10.25236/IJFS.2022.040614.

Research on University Students’ Demands for Participatory Physical Tourism in Wuhan City


Tian Qin

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Tian Qin

The School of Physical Education, The International School of Equestrian, Wuhan Business University, Wuhan 435600, Hubei, China


With economic development and technological progress in China in recent years, resident income and living standard increase significantly. After meeting the basic living needs, people begin to pursue spiritual satisfaction and pay more and more attentions on their physical fitness. As a result, physical tourism industry targeting at relaxation, fitness and entertainment is developed gradually. In this study, attitudes to university students’ participation in physical tourism in Wuhan City, information source, participation motivation, consumption situations and influencing factors were investigated through literature review, questionnaire survey and mathematical statistics. It found that university students in Wuhan City have insufficient understandings on participatory physical tourism although they are interested in it. University students mainly collect information about participatory physical tourism through Internet and recommendations of friends. They participate in physical tourism for relaxation, physical training and making friends. University students prefer to participate in physical tourism on holidays and summer vacations. The investigation also finds that expenses of university students in Wuhan City for physical tourism are mainly attributed to their living expenses. Economic factors and time factors are major factors that influence university students in Wuhan City to participate in physical tourism. Based on above investigation results, some development countermeasures were proposed.


University Students in Wuhan City, Participatory Physical Tourism, Demands

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Tian Qin. Research on University Students’ Demands for Participatory Physical Tourism in Wuhan City. International Journal of Frontiers in Sociology (2022), Vol. 4, Issue 6: 72-79. https://doi.org/10.25236/IJFS.2022.040614.


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