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Table 1 Parameters measured within the ACTIVE OFFICE study

From: Effect of a novel two-desk sit-to-stand workplace (ACTIVE OFFICE) on sitting time, performance and physiological parameters: protocol for a randomized control trial

Measurement Location Data points Sampling rate
Parameter Method Performed by Laboratory Office d-1 (overall) s-1
Physiological
 Sitting time IPAQ-long questionnaire - interview x   1 (4) n.a.d
 Physical activity IPAQ-long questionnaire - interview x   1 (4) n.a.d
 Mental workload NASA-TLX questionnaire x   1 (4) n.a.d
 Salivary cortisol saliva collection Salivette + cortisol ELISA xa   8 (32) n.a.d
 Heart-rate ECG ECG recorder xb   n.a.c 250
 Body movements acceleration ECG recorder xb   n.a.c 250
Cognitive
 Working speed text editing task computer software (matlab) x   5 (20) >1000
 Reaction time Stroop-test computer software (matlab) x   5 (20) >1000
 Attention d2R-test test sheet x   5 (20) n.a.d
Office based
 Body postures logging tool computer software (C#)   x n.a.c >1000
 Postural changes logging tool computer software (C#)   x n.a.c >1000
  1. aSeven measurements in the laboratory followed by one measurement at home on the following morning
  2. bMeasurement starts in the laboratory and ends at home on the following morning
  3. cData points depending on duration of measurement
  4. dNon-digital measuring method (pen & paper)