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Journal articles also cover workplace health promotion.  Search health sciences databases using keywords such as:

  • workplace
  • worksite
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  • health promotion, etc.

Article/Resource of the Month

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.

Previous resources:

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
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/14651858.CD003440.pub4/abstract

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.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amepre.2012.05.010

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

From the AHRQ Health Innovations Exchange:
Worksite Program Focused on Goal Setting, Additional Support Significantly Increases Level of Physical Activity Among Employees

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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