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Document ID (ISN)68061
CIS number 96-2104
ISBN(s) 0-7484-0143-1
Year 1996
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Kerr J., Griffiths A., Cox T.
Title Workplace health - Employee fitness and exercise
Bibliographic information Taylor & Francis, Rankine Road, Basingstoke, Hampshire RG24 8PR, United Kingdom, 1996. xiv, 193p. Bibl.ref. Index. Price: GBP 17.95.
Abstract This manual examines the role of workplace fitness and exercise programmes in the promotion of employee health and well-being. Contents: organizational and individual perspectives of employee exercise programmes; financial aspects; assessing the relationship between exercise and employee mental health; role of activity and fitness in mental health; psychological benefits of physical exercise for women; exercise programmes and the promotion of health; exercise as a method of stress management; exercise, shiftwork and sleep; alcohol abuse, physical fitness and the prevention of relapse; employee fitness programmes and reduced absenteeism.
Descriptors (primary) health programmes; mental health; physical fitness programmes
Descriptors (secondary) shift work; alcoholism; sickness absenteeism; women; manuals; economic aspects; mental stress; sleep
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Medicine, hygiene and first aid
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Mental health
Workplace health promotion
Psychological factors
Alcohol and drug abuse
Physical fitness programmes