Poster Session
Issue Date: August 2020
Published Online: August 01, 2020
Updated: September 09, 2020
Mindfulness Meditation to Improve Body Awareness
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
  • Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
  • Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Article Information
Complementary/Alternative Approaches / Prevention and Intervention
Poster Session   |   August 01, 2020
Mindfulness Meditation to Improve Body Awareness
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2020, Vol. 74, 7411515372. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2020.74S1-PO2901
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2020, Vol. 74, 7411515372. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2020.74S1-PO2901
Abstract

Date Presented 03/26/20

In today’s technology-based world, prolonged device use is common among college students. This quantitative study explores the effect of two weeks of mindfulness meditation on body awareness in college students. Based on preliminary data analysis, there is an increase in both mindfulness and body awareness in the target population. These current findings support the advancement of the profession, in that mindfulness meditation can maximize health, well-being, and quality of life for all people.

Primary Author and Speaker: Kimberly Szucs

Additional Authors and Speakers: Jennie Dyer, Melissa Lees