Project: Investigating the impact of behaviour change techniques on break taking behaviour at work

Completed but not published

This project was submitted on 23/01/2014

This project will take a mixed methods approach to investigating break taking behaviour at work, within a constrained office-type environment. A field study will be undertaken which records data about how regularly staff get up from their desks before and after behaviour change interventions. This quantitative data will be supported with focus group data, which explores the attitudes and motivations underpinning the break taking behaviours.

Musculoskeletal disorders, Occupational health & wellbeing, Regulation (OSH), Risk management
Agriculture, Aviation and Aerospace, Chemical, Construction, Education, Engineering, Entertainment and Leisure, Environmental and Waste management, Finance, Fire, Food and Drink, Healthcare, Local Authorities, Manufacturing, Media, Nuclear, Offices, Offshore, Other, Public Sector, Quarrying / Mining, Railway, Retail, Telecommunications, Transport

Organisation: University of Derby

University
Faculty of Education, Health and Sciences
School of Science
Department of Psychology
Kedleston Road,
Derby,
DE22 1GB,
UK
www.derby.ac.uk
01332 590500

Principal Investigator: Dr Claire Williams

Other Researchers: Mrs Elaine Denning, Mr andrew Baird, Professor David Sheffield

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