Take choir members of Singing Singer in Taichung as subjects, the study aims to investigate their motivation for leisure participation, obstruction to leisure participation as well as the relationship between the leisure participation and the obstruction. Data is collected by means of in-depth interview. Eight choir members of Singing Singer in Taichung are selected as subjects due to their major in music.
The result of the research shows:
(i) Motivation for leisure participation: interpersonal relationship is the only one factor included in all the participants. An interest in and an capability of singing are also two factors for leisure participation among the subjects.
(ii) Obstruction to leisure participation: the accessibility of the destination as well as the time spent in the chore are two main factors for a breakdown in leisure participation. Time as well as work are factors difficult to overcome and easily result in obstruction. Other factors such as money, family and work are three factors also cause obstruction for part of the subjects.
(iii) The relationship between the leisure participation and the
obstruction is shown in three ways: (1) the obstruction factors such as time, work, money, tiredness and climate has a significant effect in the leisure participation; (2) health condition has an insignificant effect in the leisure participation; (3) the obstruction factors such as family, traffic and pressure has a significant effect in the leisure participation only for some subjects.