Do walking strategies to increase physical activity reduce reported sitting in workplaces: a randomized control trial

@article{Gilson2009DoWS,
  title={Do walking strategies to increase physical activity reduce reported sitting in workplaces: a randomized control trial},
  author={Nicholas D Gilson and Anna Puig-Ribera and Jim Mckenna and Wendy J Brown and Nicola W Burton and Carlton Brian Cooke},
  journal={The International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity},
  year={2009},
  volume={6},
  pages={43 - 43}
}
BACKGROUND Interventions designed to increase workplace physical activity may not automatically reduce high volumes of sitting, a behaviour independently linked to chronic diseases such as obesity and type II diabetes. This study compared the impact two different walking strategies had on step counts and reported sitting times. METHODS Participants were white-collar university employees (n = 179; age 41.3 +/- 10.1 years; 141 women), who volunteered and undertook a standardised ten-week… CONTINUE READING

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