Exercise after work, psychological mediators, and affect: A day-level study

Feuerhahn, Nicolas ; Sonnentag, Sabine ; Woll, Alexander

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/1359432X.2012.709965
URL: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/135943...
Additional URL: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/254223118...
Document Type: Article
Year of publication: 2014
The title of a journal, publication series: European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology
Volume: 23
Issue number: 1
Page range: 1-18
Place of publication: Hove
Publishing house: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group
ISSN: 1359-432X , 1464-0643
Publication language: English
Institution: School of Social Sciences > Arbeits- u. Organisationspsychologie (Sonnentag 2010-)
Subject: 150 Psychology
Keywords (English): Affect , Diary study , Exercise activities , Mediators , Multilevel analysis , Recovery
Abstract: In this diary study, we tested the recovery potential of exercise activities during leisure time and examined the psychological mechanisms underlying the relation between exercise activities and affect. We hypothesized that spending time on exercise activities after work will be related to subsequent affect in the evening, and that psychological detachment from work, sense of belonging, and physical self-perceptions explain why exercise activities are related to subsequent affect. One-hundred and twenty-six participants from diverse occupations completed a diary twice a day over five consecutive work days. Multilevel analyses showed that exercise activities after work were related to positive, but not to negative affect in the evening. As proposed, psychological detachment, sense of belonging, and physical self-perceptions mediated the relation between exercise activities after work and positive affect in the evening.

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