Impact of windows and daylight exposure on overall health and sleep quality of office workers: a case-control pilot study.

  title={Impact of windows and daylight exposure on overall health and sleep quality of office workers: a case-control pilot study.},
  author={Mohamed Boubekri and Ivy N Cheung and Kathryn Reid and Chia Hui Wang and Phyllis C. Zee},
  journal={Journal of clinical sleep medicine : JCSM : official publication of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine},
  volume={10 6},
  • M. Boubekri, Ivy N Cheung, P. Zee
  • Published 15 June 2014
  • Psychology
  • Journal of clinical sleep medicine : JCSM : official publication of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine
STUDY OBJECTIVE This research examined the impact of daylight exposure on the health of office workers from the perspective of subjective well-being and sleep quality as well as actigraphy measures of light exposure, activity, and sleep-wake patterns. METHODS Participants (N = 49) included 27 workers working in windowless environments and 22 comparable workers in workplaces with significantly more daylight. Windowless environment is defined as one without any windows or one where workstations… 

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