Walk@Work: An automated intervention to increase walking in university employees not achieving 10,000 daily steps.

@article{Gilson2013WalkWorkAA,
  title={Walk@Work: An automated intervention to increase walking in university employees not achieving 10,000 daily steps.},
  author={Nicholas D Gilson and Guy E Faulkner and Marie H. Murphy and M. Ren{\'e}e Umstattd Meyer and Tracy L. Washington and Gemma Ryde and Kelly P Arbour-Nicitopoulos and Kimber A Dillon},
  journal={Preventive medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={56 5},
  pages={283-7}
}
OBJECTIVE This study assessed the workday step counts of lower active (<10,000 daily steps) university employees using an automated, web-based walking intervention (Walk@Work). METHODS Academic and administrative staff (n=390; 45.6±10.8years; BMI 27.2±5.5kg/m(2); 290 women) at five campuses (Australia [x2], Canada, Northern Ireland and the United States), were given a pedometer, access to the website program (2010-11) and tasked with increasing workday walking by 1000 daily steps above… CONTINUE READING