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Document ID (ISN)102796
CIS number 03-1639
ISSN - Serial title 0355-3140 - Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health
Year 2002
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Proper K.I., Staal B.J., Hildebrandt V.H., van der Beek A.J., van Mechelen W.
Title Effectiveness of physical activity programs at worksites with respect to work-related outcomes
Bibliographic information Apr. 2002, vol.28, No.2, p.75-84. 65 ref.
Abstract For this literature review on the effectiveness of physical activity programmes at worksites with respect to certain work-related outcomes, data were selected by means of a computerized literature search, a reference search and a manual search of the personal databases of the project team members. The outcomes studied were absenteeism, job satisfaction, job stress, productivity and employee turnover. The evidence of an effect was limited for absenteeism, inconclusive for job satisfaction, job stress and employee turnover, and nil for productivity. It is concluded that scientific evidence on the effectiveness of physical activity programmes at worksites is still limited.
Descriptors (primary) health programmes; job dissatisfaction; work efficiency; employees; physical fitness; stress factors; sickness absenteeism
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; subjective assessment; physical fitness programmes; programme evaluation; workplaces; questionnaire survey; labour turnover
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceNetherlands
Subject(s) Medicine, hygiene and first aid
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Mental stress and burnout
Psychological factors
Physical fitness programmes
Workplace health promotion