UMass Worcester PRC Publications

Title

Worksite Policies for Promoting Physical Activity

UMMS Affiliation

UMass Worcester Prevention Research Center; Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences, Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine

Publication Date

2019-02-01

Document Type

Editorial

Disciplines

Behavioral Medicine | Behavior and Behavior Mechanisms | Community Health | Community Health and Preventive Medicine | Health Policy | Preventive Medicine | Public Health | Public Health Education and Promotion

Abstract

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

10.1177/0890117118816750c

Source

Am J Health Promot. 2019 Feb;33(2):314-315. doi: 10.1177/0890117118816750c. Link to article on publisher's site

Journal/Book/Conference Title

American journal of health promotion : AJHP

Related Resources

Link to Article in PubMed

PubMed ID

30739468

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