Worksite Policies for Promoting Physical Activity
UMass Worcester Prevention Research Center; Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences, Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine
Behavioral Medicine | Behavior and Behavior Mechanisms | Community Health | Community Health and Preventive Medicine | Health Policy | Preventive Medicine | Public Health | Public Health Education and Promotion
A convincing body of scientific literature supports the use of physical activity policies in the worksite to provide health and productivity benefits to employees and employers. Worksite policies that promote and allow opportunities for physical activity among employees may lower health-care costs, improve performance, and reduce sedentary time.
DOI of Published Version
Am J Health Promot. 2019 Feb;33(2):314-315. doi: 10.1177/0890117118816750c. Link to article on publisher's site
American journal of health promotion : AJHP
Ablah, Elizabeth; Lemon, Stephenie C.; Pronk, Nicolaas P.; Wojcik, Janet R.; Walker, Amanda; Grossmeier, Jessica; Pollack, Keshia M.; and Whitsel, Laurie P., "Worksite Policies for Promoting Physical Activity" (2019). UMass Worcester PRC Publications. 117.