Promoting walking among office employees ― evaluation of a randomized controlled intervention with pedometers and e-mail messages

@inproceedings{Aittasalo2012PromotingWA,
  title={Promoting walking among office employees ― evaluation of a randomized controlled intervention with pedometers and e-mail messages},
  author={Minna Aittasalo and Marjo B Rinne and Matti Pasanen and Katriina T Kukkonen-Harjula and Tommi Vasankari},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND The purpose of the study was to evaluate a 6-month intervention to promote office-employees' walking with pedometers and e-mail messages. METHODS Participants were recruited by 10 occupational health care units (OHC) from 20 worksites with 2,230 employees. Voluntary and insufficiently physically active employees (N = 241) were randomized to a pedometer (STEP, N = 123) and a comparison group (COMP, N = 118). STEP included one group meeting, log-monitored pedometer-use and six e-mail… CONTINUE READING
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