Presentation Title

Chronic Commuting & Stress among students at Dominican University of California

Location

Guzman 114

Start Date

4-19-2018 3:40 PM

End Date

4-19-2018 3:55 PM

Department

Public Health

Student Type

Undergraduate

Faculty Mentor

Andria Rusk, MScGH, Ph.D. and Brett Bayles, MPH, Ph.D.

Presentation Format

Oral Presentation

Abstract/Description

This study aims to answer the question: Is there an association between chronic commuting and stress? Chronic commuting is defined as an individual that has a commute to Dominican University of California 3 or more times a week and has a drive time of 30 minutes or more one-way. Evidence suggests that commuting has adverse health effects regarding stress and anxiety. This study has extreme significance as it regards student health and aims to expose the risks associated with an activity that students engage with every day. The goal of this study is to determine whether such an association exists.

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Chronic Commuting & Stress among students at Dominican University of California

Guzman 114

This study aims to answer the question: Is there an association between chronic commuting and stress? Chronic commuting is defined as an individual that has a commute to Dominican University of California 3 or more times a week and has a drive time of 30 minutes or more one-way. Evidence suggests that commuting has adverse health effects regarding stress and anxiety. This study has extreme significance as it regards student health and aims to expose the risks associated with an activity that students engage with every day. The goal of this study is to determine whether such an association exists.