Reducing Occupational Sitting Time and Improving Worker Health: The Take-a-Stand Project, 2011

@inproceedings{Pronk2012ReducingOS,
  title={Reducing Occupational Sitting Time and Improving Worker Health: The Take-a-Stand Project, 2011},
  author={Nicolaas P. Pronk and Abigail Sherman Katz and Marcia Lowry and Jane Rodmyre Payfer},
  booktitle={Preventing chronic disease},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Prolonged sitting time is a health risk. We describe a practice-based study designed to reduce prolonged sitting time and improve selected health factors among workers with sedentary jobs. COMMUNITY CONTEXT We conducted our study during March-May 2011 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, among employees with sedentary jobs. METHODS Project implementation occurred over 7 weeks with a baseline period of 1 week (period 1), an intervention period of 4 weeks (period 2), and a postintervention… CONTINUE READING
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