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1. An act that requires use of resources or time. In Program Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT), an activity is represented by an arrow on a PERT chart.

2. In investing, the amount of a security's relative trading volume; that is, the amount of money flowing into and out of a security in trading. A high amount of activity means that many shares of the security are being bought and sold at a high rate, while a low level of activity indicates the opposite.
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The amount of relative trading volume in a security.
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The leisure activity of coloring may be beneficial in reducing post-test anxiety in graduate students by requiring the students to focus on the coloring activity immediately after the test, thus limiting ruminative behaviors.
This information is collected in the item 21.a, which gathered responses of 60.5% of the sample of vulnerable youth (474 out of 783), and, as mentioned in this article, in relation to other researches, the majority of students in situation of vulnerability for the practice of a leisure activity choose to perform a sportive physical activity, in cooperation or competition (soccer, basketball, volleyball...) and / or individually (running, swimming, skating...) representing 26.2% of the activities practiced during their leisure time and followed by listening to music, going out with friends or using ICT's (videogames or social networks).
Wilson, "A pilot study of an instrument measuring leisure satisfaction and life satisfaction in an outpatient leisure activity program," Therapeutic Recreation Journal, vol.
We developed a measure--the Quality of Leisure Activity Questionnaire--to assess the frequency with which participants engaged in three types of leisure activities posited by Passmore (2003): relaxation, achievement, and social.
The development of the leisure activity classification system proposed herein only represents groundwork for leisure research and delivery of services in the elderly.
Since negative feelings toward leisure participation prevailed in many participants with RA, the TRS should not only pay attention to the leisure activity itself, but also to their negative feelings of leisure participation.
Model 3 tested the effect of leisure activity involvement on Internet addiction.
"At the current rate of loss," the endowment study says, "literary reading as a leisure activity will virtually disappear in half a century."
* Billiard cues, darts, golf clubs and ice skates are among the items that won't be allowed so if you're planning on bringing some leisure activity items, check first.
Its raison d'etre is shopping, which for many is now a leisure activity. As such, it has entered the world of uncommitted time where most art seems to reside.
Data showed both female and male characters are most likely to be pictured in a leisure activity. Otherwise, male characters are apt to be seen with a production artifact, and few with a household artifact.
The current study aims to investigate the role of meaningful leisure activity in reducing latent deprivation and psychological distress during unemployment.