Neuroendocrine reactivity and recovery from work with different physical and mental demands.

  title={Neuroendocrine reactivity and recovery from work with different physical and mental demands.},
  author={Judith K. Sluiter and Monique H. W. Frings-Dresen and Allard Johan Van der Beek and T. F. Meijman and S H Heisterkamp},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of work, environment & health},
  volume={26 4},
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to examine the extent to which the type or nature (physical, mental or mixed mental and physical) of work and work characteristics is related to the course of neuroendocrine reactivity and recovery from work. METHODS Neuroendocrine reactivity and recovery were studied by measuring the urinary excretion of adrenaline, noradrenaline, and cortisol during and after 3 workdays, 1 consecutive day off, and a baseline day. The assessment was made in 3 groups… CONTINUE READING

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