Research Updates

Physical activity a must for sedentary workers

Hannah Bourne

Contrary to expectations, sedentary workers are more likely than heavy workers to lead inactive lives

Take Home Messages: People whose job is more physically active are also more likely to be physically active outside of work hours. Therefore, it is even more important to encourage workers in sedentary jobs to undertake physical activity – both in and out of work hours. Why the research matters: People who are active have better health outcomes.   Improving employee health can be helped by understanding the base level of activ...

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