The Impact of Obesity in the Workplace: a Review of Contributing Factors, Consequences and Potential Solutions

@article{Shrestha2016TheIO,
  title={The Impact of Obesity in the Workplace: a Review of Contributing Factors, Consequences and Potential Solutions},
  author={Nipun Shrestha and Željko Pedi{\vs}i{\'c} and Sarah E. Neil-Sztramko and Katriina T. Kukkonen-Harjula and Veerle Hermans},
  journal={Current Obesity Reports},
  year={2016},
  volume={5},
  pages={344-360}
}
This narrative review summarized findings from previous reviews and the most recently published studies, regarding the following: (1) the association between two occupational risk factors—shift work and sedentary work—and obesity, (2) the effects of obesity on workplace productivity and (3) the effectiveness of workplace interventions aimed at preventing or reducing obesity. [...] Key Result Overweight and obesity were found to be associated with absenteeism, disability pension and overall work impairment…Expand

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