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Nature-based Solutions for Work-related Stress

2019-10-08 08:47:41 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Although exposure to nature has restorative effects on human health, beneficial effects of nature-based interventions in the working environment have been underexplored. The investigators aim to conduct a randomised controlled pilot study.

During workhours one group participates in a nature-based program, the other group is a control group. The investigators test stress-related parameters including cortisol levels, wellbeing and stress, and neurocognition.

Description

Participants of the intervention group follow a 30-minute stress management course in nature followed by a nature-based activity of 1.5 hours, twice a week for 3 consecutive weeks. The investigators measure neurocognition via neurocognitive tests, emotional status via burnout assessment tool and well-being questionnaires, and asses stress levels via salivary cortisol and smartwatches.

Study Design

Conditions

Stress, Psychological

Intervention

nature based solution for stress reduction

Location

Province of Limburg
Hasselt
Limburg
Belgium
3590

Status

Recruiting

Source

Hasselt University

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-10-08T08:47:41-0400

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