Effects of a worksite physical activity intervention for hospital nurses who are working mothers.

@article{Tucker2011EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of a worksite physical activity intervention for hospital nurses who are working mothers.},
  author={Sharon J Tucker and Lorraine M Lanningham-Foster and Justyne N Murphy and Warren G. Thompson and Audrey J Weymiller and Christine Lohse and James A. Levine},
  journal={AAOHN journal : official journal of the American Association of Occupational Health Nurses},
  year={2011},
  volume={59 9},
  pages={377-86}
}
Hospital nurses who are working mothers are challenged to maintain their personal health and model healthy behaviors for their children. This study aimed to develop and test an innovative 10-week worksite physical activity intervention integrated into the work flow of hospital-based nurses who were mothers. Three volunteer adult medical-surgical nursing units participated as intervention units. Fifty-eight nurses (30 intervention and 28 control) provided baseline and post-intervention repeated… CONTINUE READING

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