HealthWorks: results of a multi-component group-randomized worksite environmental intervention trial for weight gain prevention

@inproceedings{Linde2012HealthWorksRO,
  title={HealthWorks: results of a multi-component group-randomized worksite environmental intervention trial for weight gain prevention},
  author={J. A. N. van der Linde and Katherine E Nygaard and Richard F. Maclehose and Nathan R. Mitchell and Lisa J. Harnack and Julie M. Cousins and Dan J Graham and Robert W. Jeffery},
  booktitle={The international journal of behavioral nutrition and physical activity},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND U.S. adults are at unprecedented risk of becoming overweight or obese, and most scientists believe the primary cause is an obesogenic environment. Worksites provide an opportunity to shape the environments of adults to reduce obesity risk. The goal of this group-randomized trial was to implement a four-component environmental intervention at the worksite level to positively influence weight gain among employees over a two-year period. Environmental components focused on food… CONTINUE READING
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