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Associations between 24 h Movement Behavior and Mental Health in Office Workers

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Department for Physical Activity and Health, The Swedish School of Sport and Health Sciences, 114 33 Stockholm, Sweden
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Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Family Medicine and Preventive Medicine, Uppsala University, 752 36 Uppsala, Sweden
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Department of Neurobiology, Care sciences and Society, Division of Physiotherapy, Karolinska Institutet, 141 83 Stockholm, Sweden
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Academic Primary Health Care Centre, Region Stockholm, 113 65 Stockholm, Sweden
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Department of Health Promoting Science, Sophiahemmet University, 11486 Stockholm, Sweden
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Quantitative Science Unit, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
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Department of Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, 171 65 Stockholm, Sweden
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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2020, 17(17), 6214; https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17176214
Received: 7 July 2020 / Revised: 27 July 2020 / Accepted: 19 August 2020 / Published: 27 August 2020
The associations between 24 h movement behavior, i.e., the way people distribute their time in different movement-related behaviors, on mental health are not well understood. This study applied a compositional data analysis approach to explore cross-sectional associations between device-measured moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA), light intensity physical activity (LIPA), sedentary behavior (SED), self-reported time in bed and mental health outcomes, i.e., depression or anxiety symptoms, burnout, mental wellbeing and stress, in office workers. ActiGraph accelerometers were worn for 24 h for at least 4 days to assess MVPA, LIPA, and SED. Sleep diaries were used in addition to identify time in bed. Analytic sample sizes for the different outcomes ranged from N = 345–370 participants. In this population of office workers with high levels of MVPA, the entire movement behavior composition was not associated to any of the mental health outcomes, but MVPA relative to all other behaviors was positively associated with mental wellbeing. This confirms the importance of MVPA for health relative to other movement-related behaviors. View Full-Text
Keywords: 24 h movement behavior; compositional data analysis; common mental health disorders; office workers 24 h movement behavior; compositional data analysis; common mental health disorders; office workers
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Larisch, L.-M.; Kallings, L.V.; Hagströmer, M.; Desai, M.; von Rosen, P.; Blom, V. Associations between 24 h Movement Behavior and Mental Health in Office Workers. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2020, 17, 6214.

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