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  • workplace
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Article/Resource of the Month

Freak-Poli, R. L., Wolfe, R., Wong, E., & Peeters, A. (2014). Change in well-being amongst participants in a four-month pedometer-based workplace health program. BMC Public Health, 14, 953-2458-14-953. doi:10.1186/1471-2458-14-953

Previous resources:

Soler RE, Leeks KD, Ramsey Buchanan L. (2010).   Point-of-decision prompts to increase stair use: a systematic review update. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 1.59 MB] American Journal of Preventive Medicine,38(2S), 292-300.

Gudzune, K., Hutfless, S., Maruthur, N., Wilson, R., & Segal, J. (2013). Strategies to prevent weight gain in workplace and college settings: A systematic review. Preventive Medicine, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ypmed.2013.03.004Cahill, K., Moher, M., & Lancaster, T. (2009).

Workplace interventions for smoking cessation. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 4

Evans, R. E., Fawole, H. O., Sheriff, S. A., Dall, P. M., Grant, P. M., & Ryan, C. G. (2012). Point-of-choice prompts to reduce sitting time at work: A randomized trial. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 43(3), 293-297.

Dallam, G. M., & Foust, C. (2012). A comparative approach to using the diabetes prevention program to reduce diabetes risk in a worksite setting. Health Promotion Practice, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1524839912437786

Lowe, M. R., Tappe, K. A., Butryn, M. L., Annunziato, R. A., Coletta, M. C., Ochner, C. N., & Rolls, B. J. (2010). An intervention study targeting energy and nutrient intake in worksite cafeterias. Eating Behaviors, 11(3), 144-151.
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