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The Relationships between Adventure Recreationists’ Locus of Control, Perceived Risk and Specialization: The Case of Scuba Divers

  • Journal of Tourism Sciences
  • Abbr : JTS
  • 2006, 30(4), pp.27-46
  • Publisher : The Tourism Sciences Society Of Korea
  • Research Area : Social Science > Tourism

정명희 1 Kim, Nam Jo 1

1한양대학교

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ABSTRACT

This study deals with the relationships between adventure recreationists' locus of control and perceived risk, and professionalism. The paper adopted the internet survey on scuba divers affiliating scuba diving associations of like-minded people in Korea. Authors found that there was statistically significant relation between recreationists' locus of control and perceived risk. Especially internal locus of controlists perceived lower risk than external locus of controlists did. The relationships between level of professionalism including level of skill, prior experience and the number of participation and the level of locus of control were statistically significant differences. And also the relation between recreationists' locus of control and professionalism were found positive.

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