Alegría! Flow in Leisure and Life Satisfaction: The Mediating Role of Event Satisfaction Using Data from an Acrobatics Show

Lung Hung Chen, Yun Ci Ye, Mei Yen Chen, I. Wu Tung

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摘要

The aim of the current study was to examine the role of satisfaction-with-event as a mediator in the relations between flow and life satisfaction based on the bottom-up theory (Andrews and Withey in Social indicators of well-being: Americans' perceptions of life quality. Plenum, New York, 1976; Lee et al. in J Macromarketing 22(2): 158-169, 2002). Four hundred and thirty-four participants with a mean age of 35.60 (SD = 11.76) were recruited from the audience of a "Cirque du Soleil" acrobatics show, performed in Taiwan in 2009. Participants completed the flow scale (Csikszentmihalyi in Flow: the psychology of optimal experience. Harper & Row, New York, 1990), a satisfaction-with-event scale (Lin and Hsu in Mark Rev 3(4): 497-528, 2008), and a satisfaction-with-life scale (Diener et al. in J Pers Assess 49:71-75, 1985) immediately after viewing the show. Structural equation modeling was conducted to examine our hypothesis that satisfaction-with-event levels would fully mediate the relationship between flow and overall life satisfaction. Results supported our prediction and are discussed in terms of bottom-up theory. Implications of the study are also provided for the leisure managers.

原文英語
頁(從 - 到)301-313
頁數13
期刊Social Indicators Research
99
發行號2
DOIs
出版狀態已發佈 - 2010 二月 10

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Developmental and Educational Psychology
  • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)
  • Sociology and Political Science
  • Social Sciences(all)

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