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A Pilot Study to Examine the Impact of a 7-day Gratitude Journal on Perceptions of Physical Activity and Happiness in the Workplace.


Abstract Introduction: Less than half of U.S. adults meet the aerobic physical activity guidelines to exercise at least 150 minutes a week. An individual's decision to be physically active is influenced by their perceptions of physical activity. To address perceptions, interventions need to be implemented where adults spend one third of their day; the workplace. A number of physical activity interventions have been conducted and few have been successful at improving physical activity; therefore, there is a need to explore novel approaches to improve physical activity in the worksite. The purpose of this pilot study was to examine the impact of a seven-day gratitude intervention on perceptions of physical activity and happiness in the workplace. ... (more)
Created Date 2014
Contributor Rowedder, Lacey (Author) / Huberty, Jennifer (Advisor) / Chisum, Jack (Committee member) / Lee, Chong (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Health sciences / Mental health / Psychology / gratitude / happiness / physical activity / wellness / workplace
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 78 pages
Language English
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Note M.S. Exercise and Wellness 2014
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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