Leisure research has historically addressed constraint theory as well as the relationship between spirituality and leisure. This study focused on the behavior codes for students and faculty at Christian universities. A qualitative approach addressed students’ awareness of these codes, whether they felt constrained in their leisure by the codes, and whether they adhered to the codes. Findings indicated that the students did not feel constrained by the behavior codes. They felt like campus culture and programming insulated them from inappropriate behavior. Students reported that they generally followed the codes, especially on campus. Finally, subjects identified groups of students on campus that they felt were less likely to exhibit the codified leisure behaviors.
Place, Greg; Connally, W. Dale; and Livengood, Jennifer
"Perceived Leisure Constraints of Students Attending Christian Colleges,"
Movement and Being: The Journal of the Christian Society for Kinesiology, Leisure and Sports Studies: Vol. 5
, Article 1.
Available at: https://trace.tennessee.edu/jcskls/vol5/iss1/1