Lemon, Stephenie C.
Pronk, Nicolaas P.
Wojcik, Janet R.
Pollack, Keshia M.
Whitsel, Laurie P.
UMass Chan AffiliationsDepartment of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences, Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine
Prevention Research Center
Behavior and Behavior Mechanisms
Community Health and Preventive Medicine
Public Health Education and Promotion
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AbstractA 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.
Am J Health Promot. 2019 Feb;33(2):314-315. doi: 10.1177/0890117118816750c. Link to article on publisher's site
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