Daimler -Fitness im Truck

Project details

Research objective

The study aims to examine a number of different motivational intervention approaches/methods in terms of their/with regard to their ability to increase/efficacy for increasing/potential to increase motivation to be physically active. Additionally, this study analyses the usage of a vehicle-integrated fitness device for truck drivers.

Research method

More than 200 truck drivers are participating in this project. The drivers have been randomized into one of four different intervention groups or a control group. In addition to the vehicle-integrated fitness device, drivers in the intervention groups receive either intention formation speed-coachings or additional intention implementation speed-coachings. Participants in the control group receive a vehicle-integrated fitness device only. Two of the four intervention groups run this project in a social support dyad (in which drivers are coupled with another participating driver). This intervention will run for up to 12-weeks and include outcomes relating to emotional, motivational and volitional aspects, physical activity behavior and the usage rate of the vehicle-integrated fitness device.
Short titleDaimler -Fitness im Truck
Effective start/end date01.09.1628.02.18


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