D.L.I.H.K. Peiris

D.L.I.H.K. Peiris
Hong Kong Baptist University · Department of Sport, Physical Education and Health

M.A. in Sport and Olympic Studies

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October 2015 - March 2017
University of Tsukuba
Position
  • PhD Student
Education
October 2009 - February 2014
University of Kelaniya
Field of study
  • Sport and Recreation Management

Publications

Publications (16)
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In-Classroom physical activity breaks (IcPAB) are a promising way to promote children’s health behaviors, while contributing to the development of their academic and cognitive ability and health outcomes. Yet the effect of the activity breaks, which are exclusive to classroom settings, are still mixed and unclear. Hence, this review was conducted t...
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Background: Older adult quality of life (QoL) is facing huge challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. New normal lifestyle behaviors, including getting adequate physical activity (PA), consuming sufficient fruits and vegetables (FV) and enacting individual preventive behaviors (frequent hand washing, facemask wearing, and social distancing), as a s...
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Sport is a significant business for some countries while people in many counties rarely afford to use sports facilities, as their sole concern is survival. Since the onset of COVID-19 pandemic, the survival of human being and coping with the effects of pandemic related preventive behaviours have become the hugest concern of the affected countries i...
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Background Older adults’ quality of life (QoL) is facing huge challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. New normal lifestyle behaviors, including getting adequate physical activity (PA), consuming sufficient fruits and vegetables (FV) and enacting individual preventive behaviors (frequent hand washing, facemask wearing, and social distancing), as a...
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Outdoor recreation (OR) bring pleasure to individuals as it gives recreational opportunities to them. OR provides both physical and mental health benefits, supports manage stress, and balances the burdens of work and family with physical and mental wellbeing. In this connection, this study aims to consent people to be happy through maintaining, dev...
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This study aimed to evaluate the extent to which a one-day life skills development programme of the Right to Play Thailand Foundation improved the life skills of its participants. The specific objectives of this study were to determine the relationship between participants" gender and life skills development, to examine the relationship between par...
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As the host country of the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, with the aim of leaving a long-lasting legacy, Japan intends to disseminate the sporting values of the Olympic and Paralympic movement to all generations including the youth, in order to facilitate a better future for the world. Tsukuba International Academy for Sport Studies (TIAS) is a...
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On 30 th June 2016, a delegation of students and professors from the Master's Program in Sport and Olympic Studies from the University of Tsukuba held an Educational Values of Olympism workshop in Rikuzentakata City, Iwate Prefecture (Japan). This coastal city was heavily affected by the tsunami that followed the March 11 2011 Great East Japan Eart...
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Consumers of a university should be satisfied with the physical environnement and services provided by a university. This descriptive study is on determining the satisfaction of users on the summerhouse facility, a component of the University physical environment provided by Kelaniya University's administration. User satisfaction towards five dimen...
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Open spacewhich refers to the land set aside during the development process is a contemporary topic as it is mandatory for a healthy education environment.As the intake of undergraduates of University of Kelaniya (UOK) are increasing significantly, available open space and the per capita open space of UOK are decreasing.Quantitative research approa...
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The use of graffiti as a source of data has spread beyond studies of human sexuality and urban youth " and this study focused on emotion types of graffiti writers in Mahara Jogging Path (MJP). The main sources of data collected through pictorial analysis and observations from the graffiti along the MJP. The study was carried out in October, 2014 an...
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CITATION: Peiris, D. L. I. H. K. & Jayantha, K. (2014). Pilikuththuwa cave forest: a case study in the use of the water and land recreation opportunity spectrum (WALROS) inventorying framework in a near urban forest. ABSTRACT The Recreation Opportunity Spectrum (ROS) that considers the diversity of recreation experience (Brown 1978, Buist 1982, Cla...
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The Recreation Opportunity Spectrum (ROS) that encompases the diversity of recreation experience will help improve the satisfaction of recreationists. This study clarifies the present situation of the Pilikuththuwa cave mountain using the Water and Land Recreation Opprtunity Spectrum (WALROS) approach as an attempt to identify the diversified recre...

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