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1- Department of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz, Ahvaz, Iran.
2- Department of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz, Ahvaz, Iran. , narshadi@scu.ac.ir
3- Department of Clinical Psychology, Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz, Ahvaz, Iran.
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Background: Mindfulness can be effective in improving employees’ psychological wellbeing. The objective of this research was to examine the effects of mindfulness in motion-based (MIM) trainings on resiliency, emotion regulation, and job stress.
Materials and Methods: The research method was experimental with a pretest-posttest design, a control group, and a follow-up phase. Using the stratified random sampling method, 300 employees were selected from the population. Next, based on the mindfulness questionnaire as well as the inclusion and exclusion criteria, 40 employees were selected as the research sample and were assigned randomly to experimental and control groups (20 employees in each group). The instruments included the mindfulness questionnaire, the resiliency questionnaire, the health and safety executive questionnaire, and the emotion regulation scale. The experimental group received the intervention of mindfulness in motion-based trainings in eight 60-minute sessions, but the control group received no intervention.
Results: The results indicated that mindfulness in motion-based trainings improved resiliency significantly at the posttest (P <0.001, F = 22.728) and the follow-up phase (P <0.001, F = 25.368). The trainings improved reappraisal results at the posttest (P <0.001, F = 15.578) and the follow-up phase (P <0.001, F = 6.594), and also reduced the suppression level at the posttest (P <0.001, F = 27.244) and the follow-up phase (P <0.001, F = 15.180).
Conclusions: The results indicated the positive impact of mindfulness in motion-based trainings. Thus, it is recommended that theses trainings be utilized in the workplace.
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Type of Study: original article | Subject: Occupational Health
Received: 2018/05/18 | Accepted: 2019/02/19 | ePublished: 2019/04/29

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