Burnout and physical activity in medical students

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dc.contributor.author Macilwrait, Philip
dc.contributor.author Bennett, Deirdre
dc.date.accessioned 2018-04-05T14:57:55Z
dc.date.available 2018-04-05T14:57:55Z
dc.date.issued 2018-03
dc.identifier.citation Macilwrait, P. and Bennett, D. (2018) 'Burnout and physical activity in medical students', Irish Medical Journal, 111 (3), 707. Available online: http://imj.ie/burnout-and-physical-activity-in-medical-students/ en
dc.identifier.volume 111 en
dc.identifier.issued 3 en
dc.identifier.startpage 707 en
dc.identifier.issn 0332-3102
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/5744
dc.description.abstract Burnout is associated with increased levels of stress and lower productivity; however, it is unclear what factors contribute to its development. This study aims to quantify levels of burnout in UCC medical students and to investigate whether physical activity levels are associated with burnout in medical students. Medical students (n=383) at University College Cork were surveyed and the collected data analysed. On the Maslach Burnout Inventory-Student Survey (MBI-SS), 44.8% of students reported high levels of Emotional Exhaustion (EE), 25.6% reported high levels of Cynicism (CY), and 51.2% reported low levels of Professional Efficacy (PE). On the International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ), 53.2% of respondents were found to engage in Health-Enhancing Physical Activity (HEFA-active). Gender, year group and nationality group appear to be associated with the prevalence of burnout and physical activity levels. Higher levels of physical activity are associated with higher professional efficacy but this relationship requires further research. en
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Irish Medical Organisation en
dc.relation.uri http://imj.ie/burnout-and-physical-activity-in-medical-students/
dc.rights © 2018, Irish Medical Organisation. All rights reserved. en
dc.subject Burnout en
dc.subject College en
dc.subject Drug efficacy en
dc.subject Emotional stress en
dc.subject International physical activity questionnaire en
dc.subject Major clinical study en
dc.subject Medical student en
dc.subject Prevalence en
dc.title Burnout and physical activity in medical students en
dc.type Article (peer-reviewed) en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Deirdre Bennett, Medicine Department, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 Email: d.bennett@ucc.ie en
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
dc.date.updated 2018-04-05T14:54:09Z
dc.description.version Published Version en
dc.internal.rssid 432684892
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.journaltitle Irish Medical Journal en
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dc.internal.licenseacceptance Yes en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress d.bennett@ucc.ie en

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