Enhancing Daily Well-Being at Work Through Lunchtime Park Walks and Relaxation Exercises: Recovery Experiences as Mediators

@article{Sianoja2018EnhancingDW,
  title={Enhancing Daily Well-Being at Work Through Lunchtime Park Walks and Relaxation Exercises: Recovery Experiences as Mediators},
  author={Marjaana Sianoja and Christine J Syrek and J. de Bloom and K. Korpela and U. Kinnunen},
  journal={Journal of Occupational Health Psychology},
  year={2018},
  volume={23},
  pages={428–442}
}
Only few studies so far have examined recovery from work during workday breaks. In this intervention study, based on the effort-recovery model and the conservation of resources theory, we examined how to enhance recovery during lunch breaks. More specifically, we examined the within-person effects of lunchtime park walks and relaxation exercises on employees’ levels of concentration, strain, and fatigue experienced at the end of a working day. We moreover tested whether detachment from work and… Expand
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