Publications

Journals

Edgell, V., Önkal, D., & Salvi, S. (2023). Behavioral Science and the Facilitation of Extended Working Lives: A Commentary on How Behavioral Nudges Can Help Counteract Workplace Ageism. The Journal of Aging and Social Change, 13(2), 29.

Lamatungga, K.E., Pichlerová, M., Halamová Kanovská, J., Kanovský, M., Tamatam, D., Ježová, D., Pichler, V. (2024). Forests Serve Vulnerable Groups in Times of Crises: Improved Mental Health of Older Adults by Individual Forest Walking during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Frontiers in Forest and Global Change,Vol 7. Available at: https://doi.org/10.3389/ffgc.2024.1287266

Pichlerová, M., Výbošťok, J., Önkal, D., Lamatungga, K.E., Tamatam, D., Marcineková, L., Pichler, V. (2023). Increased appreciation of forests and their restorative effects during the COVID-19 pandemic. Ambio, 52, 647–664. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13280-022-01816-x

Salvi, S. (2022). Generations: Does When You Are Born Shape Who You Are? Bobby Duffy, Atlantic Books, London, Ageing & Society, 42(9), 2224-2225.

Výbošťok, J., Pichlerová, M., Lamatungga, K.E., Tamatam, D., Önkal, D., Halaj, D., Pichler, V. (2024). Preferences for Woodland Activities and Forest Features as Predictors of Well-being after Forest Visits: Evidence from a Nationally Representative Survey in Slovakia. Ambio. Feb 7. Available at: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s13280-024-01982-0

Wang, X., Singh, A., Pervysheva, Y., Lamatungga, K.E., Murtinová, V., Mukarram, M., Zhu, Q., Song, K., Surový, P., Mokroš, M. (2021). Evaluation of iPad Pro2020 LiDAR for estimating tree diameters in urban forest. ISPRS Ann. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., VIII-4/W1, 105–110. https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-annals-VIII-4-W1-2021-105-2021

Abstracts

Lamatungga, K.E., Pichlerová, M., Pichler, V. Frequent-individual walking in nature decreases stress cortisol and promotes a better quality of life in older adults. In: APS 2023 Annual Convention: Washington, D.C., May 25-28, 2023. 2023. p. 12. Available at: https://www.psychologicalscience.org/redesign/wp-content/uploads/2023/05/Poster_Brochure_APS_2023.pdf and https://kptk.tuzvo.sk/sites/default/files/Research%2520poster%2520Kiki%2520APS%25202023r.pdf

Lamatungga, K.E., Pichlerová, M., Pichler, V. (2022) Effect of the restorative natural environment on HRV, HR, stress, and cognitive function in Slovak seniors. In: Framing Ageing Symposium: one-day workshop for early career scholars: book of abstracts. p. 17. Available at: https://www.qub.ac.uk/sites/ScienceandCultureResearchGroup/Filestore/Filetoupload,1567609,en.pdf

Tamatam, D., Lamatungga, K.E., Pichlerová, M., Pichler, V. (2021). Influence of COVID-19 pandemic on change in forest perception and variability in forest visit rates – a Slovak nationwide survey. In: World conference on forests for public health. Forest welfare: 25-28 Oct 2021 – abstract book, virtual conference. p. 54. Available at: (CA) https://kptk.tuzvo.sk/sites/default/files/FPH2021_Conference_Abstract_Book_SPLIT_0.pdf

Dissertations

Lamatungga, K.E. (2023). The Benefits of Forest Visits for the Health of Older Adults during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Dissertation thesis. Zvolen, Technical University in Zvolen, Faculty of Forestry, Department of Natural Environment, 110 p.

Tamatam, D. (2023). Life Satisfaction of Older Adults in Europe in the Context of Climate Risk, Forest Proximity, Housing, and Socio-Economic Factors. Dissertation thesis. Zvolen, Technical University in Zvolen, Faculty of Forestry, Department of Natural Environment, 107 p.