旅行のストレス低減効果に関する精神神経内分泌学的研究 [in Japanese] The Effect of Stress Relief which is Caused by Traveling [in Japanese]
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The purpose of this study is to measure and to analyze the effect of the stress relief which is caused by traveling through the experiment by the easy measurement method. We analyzed stress marker which are obtained from saliva. We collected saliva from the participants, women, on a short-term trip, three times a day, and five days total including a day before the trip and a day after the trip. As a result, it was assured that the effect of the stress relief is caused by travel and suggested the possibility of the disease prevention and the health promotion of the travel. In addition, the effectiveness of the group analysis based on subject's mental health status was confirmed, and there is possibility to propose the travel type according to the characteristics of subjects.
- The Tourism Studies
The Tourism Studies 19(2), 9-18, 2008
Japan Institute of Tourism Research